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  • Michigan Forest Association supports interests of woodland owners

    August 1, 2017 | Bill Cook | The largest share of Michigan’s forest area is owned by individuals. Some of these individuals belong to an association dedicated to the care of these woodlands, and their owners.

  • Woodland ownership programs

    August 1, 2017 | Bill Cook | Mining forestry program benefits begins with better understanding the goals of ownership.

  • Even if you didn’t pack it in, please pack it out

    July 31, 2017 | Julie Crick | Picking up and properly disposing of trash can be your good deed for the day.

  • Keep your eyes on the forest

    July 31, 2017 | Julie Crick | Now is a great time to monitor your sentinel tree!

  • Making the most out of a few trees

    July 13, 2017 | Georgia Peterson | Not sure what to do with that wood? Finding a portable sawmill may offer opportunities to salvage lumber for small or artisan projects.

  • Gaylord Bioblitz event scheduled for July 22

    July 11, 2017 | Julie Crick | Answer the call! Bioblitz events help catalog local biodiversity.

  • Logging slash

    July 5, 2017 | Bill Cook | Slash is logging debris left in the forest after a harvest. Sometimes it is called logging residue. Slash can serve a range of purposes.

  • Bugs of summer

    July 5, 2017 | Bill Cook | Forest pests enjoy the summer growing season as much as the trees and the wildlife that rear their young. People may notice some of these pests during vacations or, perhaps, on their own woodlands.

  • Everyone can help to keep eyes on the forest

    July 5, 2017 | Georgia Peterson | Learn how to help protect Michigan forests at the Ingham County Conservation District's Forestry Field Day.

  • Oak wilt: what to know about the fungal disease

    June 14, 2017 | Bill Cook | Oak wilt is a fungal disease that spreads during the summer. Prevention is better than treatment. Avoid wounding oaks from mid-April through mid-July.

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