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Forester Help

Foresters Are Here to Help!

Agency or private foresters are available to help you figure out the best solutions for forest restoration on your property. Depending on your situation, there may also be natural resource agency financial assistance programs to support your forest restoration activities. Below, are your primary agency and private consulting forester contacts for the North Shore.

DNR Private Land Forestry Incentive Programs:

Thor Pakosz: Minnesota DNR Private Land Forester
218-723-4791, ext. 232

Your Local Soil And Water Conservation District (SWCD) Forestry Incentive Programs: 

Lake County SWCD

Cook County SWCD

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Forestry Incentive Programs: