Forest and Natural Resource Policy - Extension

Mark Rickenbach

Title: Professor
Phone: 608-225-2477
Expertise: Extension, social science, and policy

Policy shapes forests and forestry, as well as other natural resource outcomes. The purpose of our extension program is this area is to help people understand the implications of policy, how to get involved, and, where appropriate, contribute to policy development. Current emphases include…

  • Private forests and landowner engagement
  • Wisconsin forest policy
  • Forestry workforce development

For more information, including the latest, please see Mark Rickenbach’s blog, Not Counting Trees.

If you are looking for extension publications and resource to manage your forest or woodland, please visit, UWEX’s portal for woodland information.