Publications are available on a wide range of topics related to forests, their use, and the wood products industry. Some of these are available for purchase, but others, like the Forestry Facts series, are available for free download.
In addition, the University of Wisconsin Extension website has a number of other publications available, including the Lake States Woodland and Wisconsin Woodlands series. Some publications may not be available as they are either out of print or being updated.
|Forestry Facts||These are brief articles available for free download about subjects of interest to forest landowners, loggers, sawyers, and others. Subjects covered include forestry BMPs for water quality, Wisconsin's Managed Forest Law property tax program, soil and site selection for plantings, processing trees to lumber, and many others.||Free|
|Blue Stain Brochure||Is blue stain coloring your bottom line red? Millions of dollars are lost every year when logs develop blue stain. Stained wood results in lower value or rejected wood products. Understanding blue stain problems will help you maximize the value of your logs and increase profits, create better relationships with customers, and contribute to healthy and sustainable forests in Wisconsin. Learn how to prevent this wood discoloration.||Free|
|Wood Fueled Boiler Financial Feasibility User's Manual||This manual provides an overview of "Wood Fueled Boiler Financial Feasibility," a spreadsheet program designed for easy use on a personal computer. The program provides a starting point for interested parties to perform financial feasibility analysis of a steam boiler system for space heating or process heat.||Free|
|Status of the Logging Sector in Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula||Outlines the findings of the first ever survey of logging firms in Wisconsin an the UP of Michigan, conducted in 2003. If you would like a hard copy mailed to you, please contact the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology at 608/262-9975 or send email to forext[at]calshp.cals.wisc[dot]edu||Free|
|Financial Record Book For Timber Growers.||This handbook illustrates, through numerous sample problems, how to set up and maintain a complete system of financial records for your forestland and forestry activities. The book clearly shows how to establish your original basis and a series of six separate accounts: merchantable timber account, pre-merchantable timber account, land account, amortization and depreciation account, expenses account and income account. In addition, there are worksheets for computing your cost basis and timber depletion.||
includes shipping and handling
|Field Guide to Forest Habitat Types of Northern Wisconsin||2nd Edition||$60.00 + $5.00 shipping and handling|
|A Guide to Forest Communities and Habitat Types of Central And Southern Wisconsin||1st Edition||$40.00 + $5.00 shipping and handling|
|Field Guide to Forest Habitat Types of Michigan||1st Edition||$40.00 + $5.00 shipping and handling|
|Approaches to Ecologically Based Forest Management on Private Lands||Free|
|Dutch Elm Disease in Wisconsin||Free|
|Red Oak Regeneration in Southeast Wisconsin||Free|
|Direct Mail...An Effective Way to Educate Woodland Owners?||Free|
|Early Performance of Southern Appalachian White Pine Seed Sources in Wisconsin||Free|
|Oak (Quercus) Disorder: Oak Wilt||Free|
For a comprehensive guide to publications for woodland owners please visit Owning Wisconsin Woodlands.
To order any of the publications above, send a note indicating which publication(s) you would like to purchase to:
Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
226 Russell Laboratories
1630 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1598
Phone: (608) 262-9975
Fax: (608) 262-9922
Make checks payable to the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology.
Sales tax of 5.5% must be included with the order for delivery in Wisconsin (excluding shipping costs). Please include tax exempt number if applicable.