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Timber Prices

Posted on October 12, 2016 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Timber prices are as high as they have been since about 2007.  If you have been thinking about selling some timber, now is the time to act!  We can help you design a harvest to optimize wildlife habitat, protect visual aesthetics, and promote a healthy forest.  As our client, we will work hard to protect your interests and ensure a satisfying timber harvest experience!

Stewardship Plan cost share opportunity

Posted on August 26, 2016 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

GREAT NEWS! On August 25th, 2016, the DNR rolled out a new cost share funding opportunity for people interested in obtaining a Woodland Stewardship Plan for their property. You can receive $300 towards the cost of your Plan. Click on the "Woodland Stewardship Plans" page for more information.

Another great reason to choose Itasca Woodland Services, Inc.!

Posted on August 4, 2016 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

We are pleased to announce that we are in the process of registering our business with the NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service). This will open up opportunities for us to provide management planning and technical assistance to our clients at greatly reduced costs. Stay tuned for more details and updates!

Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Show

Posted on February 29, 2016 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)

It was really nice to meet so many people at the show!  We will be following up with contacts made within the next couple weeks.  Feel free to contact us in the meantime for more information.

Summer Harvest opportunity

Posted on February 19, 2016 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Word in the woods is that any timber that can be harvested during non-frozen conditions this year will be going for a premium! The reason behind this is that most loggers have been cutting their "summer" sales this winter because the low land hasn't frozen up well enough for safe equipment operation. They need wood to harvest this summer, and we can help you set it up!

Jack Pine Budworm outbreak

Posted on February 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The Jack Pine Budworm has affected about 4500 acres in the Cass, northwest Morrison, northeast Todd, Wadena, Hubbard and Becker county areas in 2015.  This is a 1300 percent increase from data collected in 2014, and suggests the beginning of a 3 to 4 year outbreak of this insect.

"Mortality during and after a jack pine budworm outbreak is variable, but in general, a significant number of co-dominant and dominant trees will start to die after a couple of years of noticeable defoliation. If a stand is near rotation age and has undergone defoliation, it would be wise to regenerate that stand to minimize losses."  MN DNR

If you have mature Jack pines in the affected areas, this would be a good time to consider a timber harvest of these trees.  Call us to set up an appointment to assess your situation. 


Timber Prices

Posted on January 20, 2016 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Timber prices have been strong recently!  Call us today to set up a meeting!


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