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Workshops & Seminars

Since 2011, the North Shore Forest Collaborative has held landowner workshops and professional natural resource seminars. The highlights of these sessions are included here.

Why Workshops?

One of the key goals of the North Shore Forest Collaborative is to connect landowners and resource professionals with key educational opportunities and hands-on learning in real world forest settings.

Past Landowner Workshops:

2019 Landowner Workshop, October 11, Two Harbors.

Feature presentation: North Shore Forest Management for Wildlife

Duane Fogard, American Bird Conservancy Private Lands Forester

Intro to North Shore Restoration & Prep Now for Spring

Molly Thompson, Sugarloaf: The North Shore Stewardship Association

Stewardship Plans and assistance through MN DNR

Thor Pakosz, MN DNR Private Forestry program — NEED FILE —

Private Forest Landowner assistance through NRCS

John Sellnow, Natural Resource Conservation Service

Working with your Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Michaela Clingaman, Cook County SWCD; Mackenzie Hogfeldt, Lake County SWCD

MN Extension Service programs for forestland owners

Mike Reichenbach, U of M Extension

2017 Landowner Workshop, June 9, Wolf Ridge ELC

Coastal Forests and Climate Change

Stephen Handler of Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science.  (PDF of presentation, including notes)

DNR Programs for Private Woodland Owners

Amber Jungwirth of MN DNR Private Lands Forestry

2016 Landowner Workshop, June 10. Two Harbors, MN

Featured Speaker – North Shore Tree  Insects and Diseases

Brian Schwingle, DNR Tree Insect & Disease Specialist

Introduction to Native Plant Communities

Brooke Haworth, DNR Regional Plant Ecologist

Natural Resource Conservation Service Programs

Will Bomier, District Conservationist, NRCS

University of MN Extension Programs

Firewise Program

Todd Armbruster, Cook County Firewise

Landowner Workshop  June 13, 2014


Suitability of Trees in Native Habitats

Restoring the Forest

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Let’s Make a Plan

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Fighting Invasive Plants