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    Itasca County Landowners Can Plan On It!

    For landowners in Itasca County having a healthy and productive woodlot is important. And we recognize that we have new challenges facing us with a growing list of invasive species and a changing climate. It is very important to take the time to develop clear management goals with intentional planning to maintain the resiliency of your woods.

    Information on moving docks, lifts and equipment in Itasca County

    If you plan to move a dock, lift or other water equipment from one lake or river to another, all visible zebra mussels, faucet snails, and aquatic plants must be removed whether they are dead or alive.

    Minnesota Women's Woodland Network KAP Study

    Initiated by the University of Minnesota Extension in 2008, the Minnesota Women's Woodland Network (MNWWN) is dedicated to building a community of women woodland owners, their families and land managers to nurture a land ethic. The MNWWN creates supportive, informal, small group learning opportunities on topics that include trees, nature and caring for the land.

    Itasca County Wood Basket: providing information and resources to help folks learn about trees and woods

    Recently there has been a lot of activity in the area of invasive species and forest health in Minnesota which is naturally very significant for Itasca County.

    White Pine Versus Deer

    Recently there have been many questions coming into Itasca County Extension office regarding deer damaging white pine seedlings.

    Tree Planting Tips For Woodland Owners

    Spring is arriving to the northwoods and soon it will be tree planting season.

    My Minnesota Woods Monthly Calendar

    A monthly calendar of things to look for in Itasca County woods.

    Minnesota Harvester Handbook

    Minnesota Harvester Handbook is a resource developed by University of Minnesota Extension with the help of a broad network of contributors and demonstrates the breadth and diversity of useful natural resources found in and around the states woodlands and forests.

    Ash Management Guidelines for Private Forest Owners

    A new University of Minnesota Extension publication, Ash Management Guidelines for Private Forest Owners, provides a thorough overview of the ash resource in Minnesota including: ash's history on the landscape; ash tree identification; information on the emerald ash borer (EAB); how to identify native plant communities on your property; wildlife impacted by ash; quarantines and other related implications of EAB on forests.