Resources for Soil

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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.

Elderberry Fruit

Choosing the right trees and shrubs to plant to attract wildlife

For any kind of project you are looking to undertake on your property, you need to start with the “why” question.  Why are you doing this?  What are you hoping to accomplish?  And the more specific you can be, the more satisfied you will be with the results that you get.  So, when it comes […]

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Forest Soils of Wisconsin

An overview of the soil types and their distribution in Wisconsin

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Machines in the woods

Most of us don’t take the time to consider how forestry machines work and work together to efficiently, sustainably, and safely harvest timber off of our properties.

Forest Soil

The soil between your toes

You can’t ignore what is under your feet when planning your forestry activities. That means knowing what your soil type is before doing any tree planting, choosing which will be your dominant trees now and into the future, and deciding the best time of year to harvest trees.