News and Events

New publication: 2017 Master Woodland Owner Annual Report

The University of Extension Forestry team recently published its 2017 Annual Report of the Master Woodland Owner (MWO) Program. The report describes the four past or ongoing courses in the MWO program. Over 80 landowners have enrolled nearly 4,000 acres in the program, representing a tremendous opportunity that private forest landowners have in conducting woodland stewardship activities across Minnesota's forests.

Registration now open for Master Woodland Owner: Metro!

The University of Minnesota Extension Forestry Team is pleased to announce that registration is now open for a new course being offered for landowners in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. This hybrid course will meet both online and in-person, and concurrent registration for a day of workshops at the Gathering Partners of Natural Resources conference in St. Paul is required.

Visit the Metro course webpage to learn more about the timeline and to find links to register.

Big Woods, Big Rivers class learning woodland stewardship in southeastern MN

The inaugural Master Woodland Owner class began in May 2016 with a focus on woodland owners in southeastern Minnesota. Comprised of nine woodland owners owning nearly 300 acres in total, the Big Woods, Big Rivers class is learning the ins and outs of woodland stewardship across the eastern broadleaf forest.

Registration now open for Master Woodland Owner!

The day has finally arrived! Registration is now open for Master Woodland Owner and the Gathering Partners of Natural Resources conference. Class starts on May 5, so be sure to register and reserve your spot today. Any questions about the program or registration process? Contact us - we'd love to help!

Registration for Master Woodland Owner course opening soon!

We know you're just as excited to learn about woodland management as we are to teach you! Luckily, registration for the Master Woodland Owner course will be opening in just a few short weeks.

Check back here for updates, or sign up at this link to receive an email when the registration system goes live.