Forest health

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DNR Forestry's forest health unit is responsible for surveys, evaluations, and impact assessments of forest pests and diseases as well as technical assistance for public and private landowners on tree and forest health and invasive species.

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Forest Health Monitoring

Forest Health Management

Forest Health Contacts

• Northwest Region
Mike Parisio, Forest Health Specialist 
218-308-2363

• Northeast Region
Jess Hartshorn, Forest Health Specialist 
281-328-8897

• Central Region
Brian Schwingle, Forest Health Specialist 
651-259-5821


Val Cervenka, Statewide Forest Health Program Consultant
651-259-5296

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