...work and bucket-and-fire missions. Minnesota has nearly 17 million acres of forest land supervised by the DNR's Division of Forestry. Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.
The Northland Arboretum celebrated final payment on the Fremling Pine Plantation Saturday, Sept. 18. The 100-acre land purchase was made possible through pledged financial support of members and friends of the arboretum.
This year's annual banquet sponsored by the Brainerd Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society raised $11,200. This money can be earmarked for youth education projects or any habitat development project.
The Merrifield Marathons will conduct snowmobile safety classes Nov. 27, Nov. 29 and Decc 4 and Dec. 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Marathons Center (21135 Highway 25) in Merrifield.
Good things can come from forest fires. Not the least of which was the DNR's Division of Forestry.And that the division is celebrating 100 years of existence is worth noting - and celebrating.While the official anniversary isn't until June 22, the DNR is planning a year-long recognition of a century dedicated to the protection, management and education of Minnesota's forests. "There are going to be celebrations," said Jana Albers, a forest health specialist who covers the northwest corner of the state. "It's pretty exciting. It is a celebration."
The cross-country ski trail in the Spider Lake Recreation Area of the Foothills State Forest received some improvements, including a new parking lot and toilets, this past summer.
What is a Forest Stewardship Plan?
Campers don't care about budget cuts and road construction.
Following an agreement signed on Nov. 29, the largest working forest easement in Minnesota history is now located in Crow Wing County.
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