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Forest Resources Division information

Aerial image of forestland near Hartwick Pines, with conifer trees along the water

About the DNR Forest Resources Division

Michigan’s Forest Resources Division responsibly manages state forest lands for wildlife habitat, recreation, renewable timber production, forest health, carbon sequestration and more.

Division staff also contribute to sound management of urban and private forest landscapes through grant programs, outreach, technical assistance and partnerships

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Forest resources plans and reports

Accomplishments report

Fiscal year 2020

Division strategic plan

Fiscal year 2019 5-year plan

Capital outlay plan

Fiscal year 2020 5-year plan

Forest management

Statewide and local plans