Forest Resource Management Information


  • Forest Management Technical and Financial Assistance Information - has information regarding Minnesota DNR forest management programs, fire protection programs, and private forest land programs.
  • Financial Aid to Private Landowners - has information on cost-share programs, loans, grants, easement/land retirement programs, and land donation programs.
  • Landowner's Guide to Conservation Management - a guide to applying conservation practices to your own property.
  • Sustainable Forest Incentive Act (PDF) - allows annual payment to be made to enrolled owners of forested lands as an incentive to practice long-term sustainable forest management.
  • University of Minnesota Forest Resources Extension and Outreach - has education resources from the University of Minnesota on urban and community forests, forest management, harvesting, agroforestry, and tree heath.
  • Winona County Soil and Water Conservation District Tree Order Form - has for sale bare rootstock of several species of conifers, hardwoods and shrubs.
  • Minnesota Forest Resources Council (MFRC) - established in 1995 by Minnesota's Sustainable Forest Resources Act (SFRA). The MFRC helps develop and implement SFRA initiatives and advises the governor and federal, state, and local governments on sustainable forest resource policies and practices. Integrated timber harvesting and forest management guidelines are available from this website. The guidelines are a menu of valuable decision-making tools for landowners, resource managers, and loggers seeking to maintain forest sustainability
  • University of Minnesota Extension Woodland Advisor - is a resource for Minnesota woodland owners interested in learning about woodland stewardship.