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Division of Forestry


Forestry information

The Division of Forestry has created a variety of information booklets and Web pages to help you learn about Minnesota's forests.

 

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Quick links to popular topics for educators


Primer cover"All About Minnesota's Forests and Trees: A Primer"

Description: This primer provides a wonderful overview on forestry in Minnesota for educators, citizens, naturalists—everyone!


Managing Forests for today and tomorrow-DVD coverManaging Forests for today and tomorrow DVD

Description: Find out how Minnesota foresters fight forest fires and manage forests for today and tomorrow.


Cover of Citizen's GuideCitizens' Guide to DNR Forestry

Description: A guide to DNR Forestry and the importance of managing our state’s forests.


Discovery Guide: Forest Activities for Grades K–9

Description: This resource provides hands-on learning experiences on trees. Simple, fun activities give educators and students alike the chance to use their senses and imagination to explore.


Young Naturalists Articles and Lesson Plans

Description: Kid-friendly Minnesota Conservation Volunteer Young Naturalists stories introduce young readers to Minnesota's natural treasures—from agates to zooplankton. Stories explore the universe underfoot, the northern lights, and everything in between. Teachers guides are available for many stories.


Logo for MAEEMinnesota Association for Environmental Education (MAEE)

Description: The Minnesota Association for Environmental Education (MAEE) supports and advances environmental education in Minnesota by promoting environmental education and building bridges between educators and other environmental education professionals throughout Minnesota.


Logo for SEEKSEEK

Description: SEEK is Minnesota's interactive directory of environmental education resources.


Logo for FREE NetworkFREE Network

Description: This website is for teachers and students who want to learn more about forests, forest management, and forest products.