winter images of various state forests

Division of Forestry

• Provides a long-term, sustainable yield of forest resources from state forest lands; improves the health and productivity of other public and private forest lands and community forest lands; and protects life, property, and natural resources from wildfires.

• Promotes the conservation, enjoyment, and use of Minnesota's forests.

Forestry Highlights

• DNR is the first state government agency in the country to become a member of the Forest Stewardship Council. Learn more about DNR's Forest Certification program.

• Winter is the best time to prune trees to keep them healthy and protect them from disease. Discover good pruning techniques.

• The Superior and Chippewa National Forests will get help from DNR with forest management work under the new Good Neighbor Authority agreement.

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