My Wisconsin Woods

Wisconsin woodland owners have new opportunity to talk to professional forester

Jim and Katie Leonhard, Driftless Region landowners, valued advice they received from professionals with My Wisconsin Woods. (Photo by Tim Eisele)The My Wisconsin Woods program, previously offered by the Aldo Leopold Foundation in southwest Wisconsin, is now available statewide. This program is geared especially for landowners who have never had a forester out to their land before. Landowners can go…

Leonhards find success with My Wisconsin Woods Program in Cross Plains

Buddy Huffaker (l) and Katie and Jim Leonhard review photos of land management activities over recent years. (Photo by Tim Eisele)Cross Plains, Wis. — A successful woodland owner has a good offense and a good defense. On offense, take the initiative to do something! Consider what you’d like the woodland to look like in the future, obtain advice from knowledgeable…

My Wisconsin Woods expands

(mywisconsinwoods.org)Baraboo, Wis. — The My Wisconsin Woods Program originally started in southwest Wisconsin to show woodland owners the joy and benefits of managing their woods. Jim and Katie Leonhard, of Cross Plains, are examples of the many landowners who benefited from the My Wisconsin Woods Program in the Driftless Region, and now that program has gone statewide. “No single conservation…

Oak management workshop available for Wisconsin landowners

(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)Oak trees are valuable, particularly if a landowner is interested in managing land to benefit wildlife, but oaks require active management. To help landowners, the Aldo Leopold Foundation and its partner organization serving private woodland owners, My Wisconsin Woods, are holding the “Oak in the Driftless Workshop” on Saturday, Sept. 29. The workshop will be held…