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Delayed Maintenance, Good for WildlifeEvery once in a while I find something fun in the SD cards that my Foresters drop on my desk.Tonight I found a few enjoyable pictures on one that I thought you all would enjoy too.This is from a week ago when I sent my son Nick over to a property of ours near...
Hiking the Luna Whitedeer, Memories of my Early Days Thirty three years ago in my first year in the US Forest Service, I was in charge of a Youth Conservation Corps crew and our main accomplishment for the summer was to construct the Luna Whitedeer trail in the Nicolet National forest East of Eag...
Forest Landowners; Top 10 List for Getting Top Dollar for Your Forest Land!   1.Have a timber appraisal completed. 2. Conduct a wildlife inventory and habitat evaluation. 3. Have your boundaries clearly marked and cleared of brush. 4. Build and maintain trails leading to all of the propertie's b...
FAQ  Is a Timber Appraisal needed when Buying and Selling Forestland?  It depends...  Do you want to take advantage of tax programs such as the Timber Depletion Allowance?When buying forestland is essential to know your basis, especially the basis of your timber, this allows for a significant tax...
Clearly Defined Goals; Make for a Great Week!       "In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it." -- Robert Heinlein, American Novelist   Its been a busy weekend with some work and some rest, and now its...
Ready for another weekI hope that you all had a great fathers day weekend.Mine was a busy one yesterday with Real Estate Training in Madison yesterday, checking on a few investment properties, and a few other projects.Today was a true day of Rest with church activities in the morning and an after...
Our Many Fathers…   We have many fathers, we have the fathers who we are born with, we have fathers who raise us, sometimes they are the same and sometimes they are stepfathers and adopted fathers.   We have Grandfathers, mine had an immense impact on my life and I still miss him often. And we h...
Stevens Point Riverfront Rendezvous, the cant miss event in Central WisconsinFriday, Saturday and Sunday  - June 30, July 1 & 2, 2017Free Admission and Entertainment One of the many highlights of living in Stevens Point is the Riverfront Rendezvous.  A huge celebration of free music and opportuni...
Cadott Country Fest, the event that puts Cadott on the map!Since we opened our office North of Cadott nearly 30 years ago we have been impressed with the population explosion of this little town during the last week of June.It starts with a convoy of dedicated RV's heading north out of town on hw...
Tick Checking, an Important Job that can be FunThough ticks are around throughout the year, we are now in the hieght of Tick Season in this part of the country.You don’t have to go anywhere near the woods to be found by a wood tick or a deer tick.  We find most of them are lurking in the grass be...

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