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Forest News

  1. Model Forest High Conservation Value Forests
        a.    Cornish Area High Conservation Value Forests
        b.    Lakeside High Conservation Value Forest
        c.    Libby High Conservation Value Forest
  2. Managing Hardwoods
  3. Ash workshop - 2013 - YouTube
  4. Bird Study
  5. Long Lake Conservation Center (LLCC)  Demonstration Forest Management Plan
  6. Aitkin County Comprehensive Recreational Trail Plan.
  7. Geocaching in Aitkin County, click here to learn more.
  8. 1969 Tornado - YouTube Video  Tornado - funnel cloud
  9. Collaboration is needed to protect bats and have responsible forest management.
    • Article in Duluth News Tribune by Mark Jacobs
  10. Slide show of Bat Presentation - 7-15-2014 by Tim Sichmeller
  11. Bats and Forest Management - YouTube
  12. Bat Friendly Training Conference
  13. Land Classification on Aitkin County tax forfeited lands in 2017
  14. Land Classification on Aitkin County tax forfeited lands in 2018
  15. 2017 - 2022 Candidate Timber Stands
    • Right click and 'save target as' to a folder on your computer, then run the file from that folder
  16. Natural Resources Advisory Committee
  17. Forestry for Lakes States Birds
      • Mark Jacobs, Land Commissioner - Aitkin County Land Department
      • Michael Lynch, Lake States Projects Coordinator - Forest Stewards Guild
      • Michael North, Forest Wildlife Coordinator - MN DNR
      • Peter Dieser, Public Lands Coordinator - American Bird Conservancy
      • Ed Zlonis, Wildlife Researcher - MN DNR
      • Katie Fernholz, Executive Director - Dovetail Partners
      • Alexis Grinde, PhD, Research Program Manager - U of MN NRRI