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Timber Sales

Sustainable harvesting and monitoring

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources manages the state's forestlands for multiple uses following the principles of sustainable forestry. Sustainable forestry is a holistic approach that aims to maintain forests as healthy ecosystems that will provide economic, ecological and social benefits for years to come.

State Forest Timber Sales

Timber sale bid packages and results for Wisconsin's state forests, organized by location and year.

Miscellaneous Forest Products Permits

Information on how to obtain permits for firewood, boughs, Christmas trees and more.

DNR Managed Lands Timber Sales

County-based listings for timber sale bid openings on fisheries, parks and wildlife properties.

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest timber sale information

Details about timber sales established under a Good Neighbor Authority (GNA) agreement.

State forest timber sale process

General information and outline for the timber sale process in Wisconsin's state forests.

Managed Forest Law group forest certification

Information about the DNR-managed group certification program for non-industrial forestland.

Timber Sale Benefits

Learn about the economic, ecological and social benefits of sustainable timber harvests.

County Forest Certification

Details and documentation for the Wisconsin county forest certification program.
County Forest Certification

Forest certification types

An overview of the three types of independent, third-party certification programs administered by the DNR.
Forest certification types

Requirements to bid on state timber sales

Details on the training, forms and certificates needed to bid on state timber sales.
Requirements to bid on state timber sales

DNR lands certification

DNR land forest certification audit reports, certificates and background information.
DNR lands certification