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Tim O’Hara | FRA Manager, Lake States Region and Policy Communications

Tim O’Hara | FRA Manager, Lake States Region and Policy Communications

As more than 6.3 million acres have already been consumed by this year’s fire season, it surely will be one for the record books
Last week, I took a road trip in preparation for the field visits of the Lake States Region Fall meeting. My travels took me through the scenic backroads of northern Wisconsin.
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Lake States Forest Resources are Abundant

The forestlands of FRA’s Lake States Region of MN, WI, and MI are vast. This region boasts more than 54 million acres of forestlands which provide wildlife habitat, clean air and water.
Registration is now live for the FRA 2018 Lake States Fall Meeting, taking place this year September 17-19 in Wausau, WI.
The 2018 Farm Bill offers a reasonable solution to improve young forest habitat on federal lands with provisions for a categorical exclusion for the purpose of creating young forests.