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Contact information
Use the Forestry Assistance Locator to find cooperating foresters, DNR service foresters or tax law forestry specialists for your county.
View the current Directory of Foresters [PDF].

DNR service foresters

Forester helping landowner
A DNR forester advises a landowner on thinning a young tree plantation.

The first place you can turn for advice about caring for your woodland is the local DNR office. The role of DNR foresters is to motivate and guide landowners to practice sustainable forestry. Each county has a DNR forester available to visit your land for a property walk-through and answer your questions.

DNR foresters can provide general forest management information on a broad range of topics including: timber production, forest health, wildlife management opportunities, protecting endangered or threatened resources, erosion control, recreation opportunities and forest aesthetics.

Additionally, DNR foresters can:

Foresters in training
Foresters at a training session in Richland County

Last revised: Friday June 07 2019