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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.
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