Forest Management and Education

Working Together with Our Forests

Working Together with Our Forests

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Focusing our efforts on forest management and education, the Kickapoo Woods Cooperative works with landowners, public and private foresters, loggers, sawmill operators, secondary wood manufacturers, and other resource professionals in the region to create a broad, positive impact on the local forest industry and community.
4 months agoWorking Together with Our Forests
Quality Forestry Services

Quality Forestry Services

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The Kickapoo Woods Cooperative ensures the availability of quality forestry services to members. We facilitate sustainable woodland management and harvesting, enhance the ecological and economic value of member woodlands, generate income for members, creates jobs and spur economic development, and minimize capital investment.
4 months agoQuality Forestry Services
Dedicated to Sutainable Forestry

Dedicated to Sutainable Forestry

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Sustainable forestry is a method of forest management that keeps all ecosystem functions in place while allowing continuous deviations. Any resource that is used must be replaced, keeping the ecosystem perpetually renewed. Sustainable forestry recognizes both human values and the intrinsic value of land and nature.
4 months agoDedicated to Sutainable Forestry
Chainsaw Safety, Level One

Chainsaw Safety, Level One

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Friday April 12, 2013 at 8:00 am Loggers, landowners and arborists are invited to participate in a chainsaw safety seminar, a hands-on workshop co-sponsored by the Kickapoo Woods Cooperative(KWC) and the Kickapoo Valley Reserve.…
4 months agoChainsaw Safety, Level One
Harvest created canopy gaps

Harvest created canopy gaps

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These photos were taken at an active timber sale near Richland Center. The loggers are doing a good job of avoiding damage to residual trees. While it does look messy, this harvest is creating gaps for trees to recruit into the canopy. You can see a picture of a blowdown gap in last week's post that shows what happens in the…
5 days agoHarvest created canopy gaps