WAFO eNews May 2017

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

Mill Tax vs. GPR-What does it mean?

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

WAFO eNews February 2017

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

DNR Names New Chief State Forester

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

Dispute Resolution Process Information Available

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.

Act 358 Program Guidance Now Available

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