Resources for Forest Health

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10 Ways to Protect Your Woodland Property

Ten Ways include: protecting fire risk, trespass and liability, your health in the woods, wildlife damage, destructive cutting practices, invasive pests, water quality, soil resources, woodland health, and scenic beauty.

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A Field Guide to Terrestrial Invasive Plants in Wisconsin

A photographic field guide providing basic information on the major terrestrial invasive plants in Wisconsin

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A Healthy Forest is a Happy Forest

The three things any landowner can do to have a healthy forest are to monitor for problems, diversify the kinds of trees growing, and promote vigorous growth.

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Achieving sweet success with your maples

Learn how to manage your forest to maximize maple sap production by creating healthy and vigorously growing trees.

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Attack of the fungi

Learn how fungi and other diseases can kill your trees.

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Casualties, Thefts and Involuntary Conversions: Some Income Tax Tips for Woodland Owners

This paper defines the conditions that can give rise to a casualty or disaster loss, illustrates how to calculate the tax deductible portion of the loss, and provides some tips on how to document and report such losses. This information is provided in an effort to help interpret current tax laws. It is not intended […]

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Common Terrestrial Invasive Plants in Wisconsin

Identification and location in Wisconsin

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Dealing with storm damaged trees

Often a storm will leave a tangled mess of trees that require patience and special attention to clear safely and efficiently.

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Do you know what’s hiding in your woods?

Keep an eye out for insects and diseases affecting your trees.

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Emerald Ash Borer

The Green Menace