Forestry Facts: brief articles available for free download about subjects of interest to forest landowners, loggers, sawyers, and others. Subjects covered include forestry best management practices for water quality, Wisconsin's Managed Forest Law property tax program, soil and site selection for plantings, processing trees to lumber, and many others.
Wisconsin Woodland Owner Education website: the University of Wisconsin Forestry Extension programs offer a wide variety of educational opportunities programming and materials for woodland owners. This website provides access to many of these initiatives.
The Wisconsin Coverts Project: a 3-day woodland wildlife management program for private landowners who are interested in managing their woodlands for wildlife.
UW - Extension The Learning Store: a variety of wildlife publications are available from UW Cooperative Extension Publications. You'll find information on wildlife habitat management, wildlife damage management (e.g. bats, moles, woodchucks, woodpeckers), and bird watching and feeding. From the home page, select the “Natural Resources” category on the left-hand side and then click on “Wildlife”. Publications can be printed from the website or you can use the order form provided or call 1-877-947-7827 to place your order.
Living with Wildlife in Wisconsin: Solving Nuisance, Damage, Health & Safety Problems website:
UW Extension, USDA APHIS Wildlife Services, and the WI Dept. of Natural Resources have joined together in creating this website, complete with factsheets, to help resolve wildlife damage issues in the state.
Wildlife and Your Land Series: a 14-publication series by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources designed to offer suggestions to private landowners, on how to manage their land for wildlife.
Wood Products Publications: this page provides information on publications and short courses related to wood properties, wood processing, and wood markets.
Forest Habitat Guides: the following field guides by J. Kotar and others are available by contacting the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at 608/262-9975.
- Field Guide to Forest Habitat Types of Northern Wisconsin (2nd Edition); $60.00 plus S&H.
- A Guide to Forest Communities and Habitat Types of Central and Southern Wisconsin; $40.00 plus S&H.
- A Guide to Forest Communities and Habitat Types of Michigan; $40.00 plus S&H.