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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 forester. Each county in Wisconsin has a DNR forester available to assist and meet with you on your land for a property walk-through. Their role is to provide professional planning and technical advice to Wisconsin's woodland owners. DNR foresters:

  • have a broad understanding of the various programs availalbe to woodland owners including financial assistance programs
  • educate woodland owners about the value and benefit of forest management
  • build relationships with woodland owners and partners
  • connect woodland owners to professional service providers who can assist with implementing forest management activities

In addition, DNR foresters can:

Foresters in training
Foresters at a training session in Richland County

Last revised: Wednesday December 11 2019