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Urban Wood Network - Wisconsin

Charter participant since 4/28/2017

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Urban Wood Network - Wisconsin* is a network of independent businesses and nonprofit organizations recycling urban wood. Urban Wood Network - Wisconsin promotes the social, environmental and economic value of urban wood to communities and owners across Wisconsin. As a network, Urban Wood Network - Wisconsin drives utilization of urban forest raw materials to create the highest value forest products to increase the post removal benefits of trees. The goals of the charter are to enrich Urban Wood Network - Wisconsin's relationship with the Department as well as improve urban forest management practices.

Environmental Activities

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The Urban Wood Network - Wisconsin Charter provides value to Wisconsin by:

  • supporting UWN-W to serve as a champion for urban wood and act as a connection between the traditional and urban wood industries, municipalities, counties and end users;
  • filling critical roles on committees and advisory teams
  • collaborating on initiatives to seek and address current or emerging issues affecting urban wood utilization in Wisconsin and to provide training when needed;
  • providing urban forest owners with a network of arborists who are practicing sound business management practices by following Urban Wood Network - Wisconsin governing documents and DNR’s best management practices, and guidelines.

Documents

News Release

Annual report

Charter

DNR contact Company contact

Scott Lyon
2984 Shawano Avenue
Green Bay WI 54313-6727
920-360-3722

Kari Divine
Sustainable Resources Institute
337 Superior Ave
Crystal Falls MI 49920
906-875-3720
Urban Wood Network - Wisconsin

* Formerly Wisconsin Urban Wood