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    Crow Wing County completes annual tree planting

    Crow Wing County Land Services completed its annual tree planting program for 2014. This year, nearly 65,000 white spruce, white and jack pine seedlings were planted on about 81 acres in Crosslake, Oak Lawn and Lake Edward townships. More than 3.6 million ...

    Crosslake church conducts Earth Care Fair

    ■ Crosslake church conducts Earth Care Fair CROSSLAKE — The Crosslake and wider community is invited to a celebration of Crosslake Presbyterian Church’s rooftop solar electricity generating system ...

    Fifth-grader gains nomination for national Arbor Day award

    At age 10, Jim Johanneck wanted to share a love for the outdoors and trees. Now his efforts to spearhead planting hundreds of trees in Baxter and his desire to show accomplishments do not have an age limit is getting national attention. Jim was nominated ...

    Field day for woodlot owners set Sept. 28

    The Northwoods Forestry Co-op Fall Field Day is scheduled for Sept. 28 at the property of Gary and Sharon Bodie, 13595 State Highway 18, which is about three miles east of Brainerd. ...

    County natural resource managers identify candidate timber stands

    Crow Wing County Natural Resource Managers have completed the development of a five-year candidate stand list. The list is a tool for managers to identify which timber stands are ready for thinning or harvest. The list is also a proactive approach by the ...

    10-year-old leads effort to plant trees by Whipple Beach

    BAXTER — A 10-year-old boy had something he wanted to share with his community. It didn’t come from a store. It didn’t come with a computer chip. It didn’t have an expiration date or an age limit. Jim Johanneck wanted others to experience the same good fe ...

    Crow Wing County plants nearly 30,000 white and jack pine seedings

    Nearly 30,000 white and jack seedlings were planted on several sites throughout Crow Wing County. Crow Wing County Land Services Supervisor Kirk Titus reported the planting sites are located on about 36 acres in Mission, Crow Wing and Ideal townships. “We ...

    Wallin named state's Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year

    The Minnesota Tree Farm Program and the American Tree Farm System (ATFS) have named John Wallin of Pequot Lakes as the 2013 Minnesota Outstanding Tree Farmer of the Year. This award recognizes outstanding sustainable forest management on family-owned wood ...

    Forestry agency announces 2013 leadership

    ■ Penquin Plunge planned ...

    Timber backlog hits Cass County

    BACKUS – Timber backlog finally hit Cass County in October when the county sold only five of 17 sites offered for logging at the monthly auction. The price paid for aspen dropped to $15.91 per cord for the first time since the early 1990’s, according to L ...

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