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Wisconsin Master Logger Environmental Results Charter

Charter participant since 04/16/2012

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The Wisconsin Master Logger program represents loggers from across Wisconsin that are committed to going beyond compliance in harvesting practices. These dedicated professionals demonstrate their commitment to sustainable forestry by practicing environmentally sound approaches. They ensure that timber is harvested with high sustainability standards to guarantee Wisconsin’s working forests continue to regenerate for this and future generations.

About the charter

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Wisconsin Master Logger program drafted this charter to establish a foundation by which voluntary methods will be used to improve forest management practices for consistent protection of the state's natural resources. These seven areas, listed below, also include standards and practices for each responsibility.

  1. Protection of water quality and soils.
  2. Compliance with government regulations appropriate to a logging business.
  3. Conformance with acceptable silviculture and utilization standards.
  4. Participation in ongoing training programs.
  5. Application of aesthetic management techniques where applicable.
  6. Following management plans that are site specific and agreed to by the landowner.
  7. Use of sound, ethical business management practices.

Charter participants

The following entities have signed the Wisconsin Master Logger Environmental Results Charter.

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Project coordinator DNR contact Company contact
Will Erikson
101 S Webster St - EA/7
PO Box 7921
Madison. WI 53707-7921
608-267-3763
Laurel Sukup
101 S Webster St - EA/7
PO Box 7921
Madison. WI 53707-7921
608-267-6817
Don Peterson
President
Renewable Resource Solution
1353 W. HWY US 2, Suite 2
Crystal Falls, MI 49920
906-875-3720
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