Act Now to Avoid Assessment Errors Assessors are currently updating assessment rolls and may be sending you a notice if your assessment has changed. A Little Efforts Pays Off in the End In 2016, WAFO members Steve and Carol Stevenson … Continued
If you have been following any type of political state news, you likely have seen that Gov. Walker is proposing to replace the Mill Tax with General Purpose Revenue (GPR) to fund forestry and conservation initiatives for fiscal year 2017-2019. … Continued
DNR Proposes Major Changes in Field Forester Operations that Affect Private Landowners At its January meeting, the Council on Forestry was briefed on the DNR’s Division of Forestry reorganization plans. In her presentation, Carmen Harden, Forest Management Bureau Director, described … Continued
November 1 – The DNR has announced Fred Souba, Jr. as Wisconsin’s new Chief State Forester. Souba will also serve as the administrator for the DNR’s Division of Forestry. He comes to the DNR with 40 years of industry experience, … Continued
Steigerwaldt Land Services, DRP contractor, has released the new process for resolving disputes within the forest tax law programs. Please see the information flyer for more information.
The DNR’s Div. of Forestry has released program guidance for Act 358, which makes important changes to Wisconsin’s Managed Forest Law (MFL) and Forest Crop Law (FCL). Thank you to everyone who provided input, testimony and countless hours of time … Continued
This memo describes some of the work planning tradeoffs that the Division of Forestry anticipates for Fiscal Year 2017. Enclosed is a selected list of high-profile work that, along with at least a base level of the Division’s core work, … Continued
Wisconsin’s Department of Revenue (DOR) newly-released data shows property taxes paid on land classified as Agricultural averaged $3.19/acre in 2015, while the property taxes on Productive Forest averaged $45.57/acre – a 1400% difference. Read our latest press release for more … Continued
Check out the Department of Revenue’s latest property tax information in WAFO’s updated tax app on our homepage! We’ve enhanced the app to offer this new info along with 3 year comparison data. Watch your email for more info coming … Continued
WASHINGTON, DC, June 29, 2016 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) today released two new reports confirming the ongoing relationship between strong markets for wood products and sustainable forestry in the U.S. Read more.