• Approximately how many acres are expected to be set up for timber sales and/or harvested each year?  The five year average is 160 acres.
  •  What has been the level of harvesting over the past 5 years on an annual basis?

Year

Acres

Year

 Acres

2017

157

2014

 130

2016

147

 2013  229

2015

136

  
  • Is it possible to see the past harvesting activity by timber type, i.e. how many acres of jack pine, aspen, hardwood etc. have been cut each year? The County Forest is predominately jack pine with some red pine and aspen.  Here are links to the most recent timber sale RFP packets.      2017    2016    2015    2014    2013
  •  Does the activity level over the last five years reflect the approximate level of activity that would be expected over the period of the contract? Yes
  •  If there is not a management plan how are decisions made to determine what stands are to be harvested and how many acres are to be cut each year? There is a management plan.
  •  Does the county have an inventory and GIS maps of their forests? Yes.