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Tools for Landowners

Looking for additional information about the timber industry and/or land management?  Check out these resources:

The Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association (GLTPA) works to ensure forest management best practices are observed in order to strengthen and support the forest products industry in Michigan and Wisconsin.
Family Forest Owner Toolbox

The toolbox was developed to aid landowners who want to enhance forest management and/or get involved with "emerging markets", such as bioenergy, certified forest products, and green building in order to maintain their land and secure its future.

Wisconsin DNR
Division of Forestry Home

Managed Forest Law (MFL) 

Forest Health Info

The Wisconsin Master Logger Certification Program recognizes logging companies that meet the sustainable forest management standards set forth by the American Loggers Council. 
SFI Inc. is an independent, nonprofit organization that is solely responsible for maintaining, overseeing and improving the internationally recognized Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) program. 
The Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association (WWOA) invites owners of Wisconsin’s private woodlands and those interested in the sustainable management of Wisconsin’s forests to join us. We are woodland owners from all walks of life who have a passion for creating tomorrow’s woodlands today. 
What does it mean when a private forest landowner proudly displays the Tree Farm sign? It means their property has been certified by a professional forester as being sustainable managed for the future. Landowners who enroll their forestland in the American Tree Farm System are following a management plan that meets certain standards and guidelines which demonstrate a commitment to stewardship of the land.
Wisconsin County Forests Association 
Twenty-nine County Forests in WI are enrolled under County Forest Law state ss: 28.10-28.11. WCFA has a multiple use management policy for public benefit. This means our focus is to ensure the long-term health and sustainability of forest ecosystems while providing benefits to the public.
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