Forest / Woodland Management

Forest Management Services WisconsinAll over Wisconsin, property owners are searching for ways to make the most out of their land. At Legacy Forest Management, we provide forest and woodland management services to private landowners who are interested in learning how to make the most out of the land they currently own. Searching for long-term land utilization projects? Looking to reduce your property taxes? Let us help you make the most out of your forest and woodland space.

Getting the Most Out of your Land

It’s not lost on us that many different property owners buy and keep land for a variety of reasons; we want to hear your story. Our first priority is always our customers. Forest and woodland management is not necessarily a short-term process. Let us know what your goals for this service include. While many of our clients are interested in our forest management plans that yield timber sales, that is not where our forest and woodland management services end. Want to learn more about your land? Our forestry consultants can help. GIS mapping? We’ve got you covered. Reducing your woodlands property taxes by seventy-five percent? Well, we aim to please! Our forest and woodland management services are a great resource for anyone looking to make the most out of their land.

Wisconsin’s Managed Forest Law

Professional Forester WisconsinWhether you are just hearing about this law or you have been researching this opportunity for years, Wisconsin’s Managed Forest Law is an impressive landowner incentive program that encourages science-based, sustainable forestry. While this law incorporates timber harvesting for profit, it also allows for wildlife growth and water quality. These plans typically run for 25-50 years and can reduce a private landowner’s woodland property taxes by up to seventy-five percent. Can you imagine the savings? In order to participate in this incentive program, every landowner must work with a certified plan writer, a CPW. Our CPW will enroll your land for the tax program, and work with you to determine what type of forest management activities need to take place in order to stay in the program. Services like timber harvesting, clearcuts, thinnings, selective harvesting, etc. are all written out into a long-term plan that everyone can easily understand. Whether this is completely new information, or you are already enrolled in the MFL program but need a professional forester to complete the job, we can help.

Timber Sale Setup

A large portion of forest and woodland management is the opportunity for timber sales. We make this process easy and simple by marking the trees with marking paint, performing a thorough evaluation of the timber, and providing an estimated volume of the type and amount we can expect to sell. At that point we can begin to market to local sawmills and independent loggers. When the right logger is found, our team puts together the sales contract to be signed by both the landowners and the logger. By overseeing everything from beginning to end, we can ensure that the logger completes the work agreed upon, so both parties are satisfied.

Whether you are looking for short or long-term forest and woodland management solutions, Legacy Forest Management is here to help. Let us help you get the most out of your land. Goals, priorities and quality management can create the most efficient use of your land’s assets and your time. For more information about our forest and woodland management services give us a call today at (608) 633-2288 or send us an email with questions at

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