The St. Louis Moraines, Tamarack Lowlands, Nashwauk Uplands, and Littlefork-Vermilion Uplands Subsections Forest Resources Management Plan (North 4 SFRMP) was approved in December 2010 following review of comments received on the draft SFRMP from two public review opportunities and appropriate revisions. The plan identifies long-term goals and strategies to implement vegetation management on approximately 1.17 million acres of forest lands managed by the DNR in eight counties in north-central Minnesota. Approximately 712,000 of those acres are suitable for timber production. Comments to the draft SFRMP and the DNR's responses are included as Appendix U to the final North 4 SFRMP.
This plan was developed by an interdisciplinary DNR team from the divisions of Forestry, Fish and Wildlife, and Ecological Resources-Waters and includes:
The final North 4 SFRMP may be obtained by downloading the final plan chapters, maps, and appendices; requesting a paper copy (300+ pages), or requesting a CD.