How many did you get right?

Here are the answers to the Cooperating for Forest Management video quiz.

  1. How much of Wisconsin woodlands are privately owned?
    • More than half of Wisconsin’s woodlands are privately owned. 57%, in fact.
  2. In order to qualify for tax benefits, what kind of land management plan does a woodland owner need to follow?
    • A Managed Forest Law Management Plan can qualify woodland owners for tax benefits. Such a plan can be written for landowners through funding by the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) or a private consulting forester who is a Certified Plan Writer.
  3. What is a possible limiting factor a landowner might encounter when trying to conduct a timber sale?
    • Owning a small woodland lot will often limit viable timber sales. If is often not economically feasible for a logger to work on small parcels of land.
  4. One advantage of forming a cooperative with your neighbors would be to___?
    • Cooperative landowners are able to generate enough volume of wood from combined sales, and is often the best way to incentivize loggers to come their combined site. This is also a way to combine ownership goals with neighbors toward better habitat and more wildlife.
  5. What species of tree mentioned in the video will resprout from the roots after it has been cut down?
    • Aspen or also know as “popple” can regenerate through root suckers or underground networks called clones.

Watch the rest of the videos in the Cooperating for Woods and Wildlife video series.