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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

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

Project coordinator DNR contact Company contact
Will Erikson
Program & Policy Analyst
101 S Webster St - EAS/7
PO Box 7921
Madison WI 53707-7921
608-267-3763
Scott Lyon
2984 Shawano Avenue
Green Bay WI 54313-6727
920-360-3722
Don Peterson
Executive director
906-875-3720
Urban Wood Network - Wisconsin
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* Formerly Wisconsin Urban Wood