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USDA Seeks Ash Trees to Battle Emerald Ash Borer

Apr 24, 2024

Landowners Asked to Donate Infested Ash Trees The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is asking Wisconsin landowners for their help in fighting the Emerald ash borer (EAB). The pest is an invasive insect from Asia that was first detected in the United States in 2002. Since its discovery, EAB has caused the death and decline of tens of millions of ash trees. USDA is using ash trees to combat the pest.

Forest Owners Tax Tips for 2023

Jan 31, 2024

The 2023 Forest Owners Tax Tips are now available to assist you in completing your timber tax forms.  Be sure to share this information with your accountant too!

Winter Woodland Owner Conferences Open to All

Jan 26, 2024

In 2024, five in person conferences will be offered around the state in Green Bay, Pewaukee, Oshkosh, Marathon, and Baldwin. These half-day and full-day conferences cover a variety of woodland owner topics. You are welcome to register for any of the conferences that interest you.  Learn more on our Winter Conferences page.

AmeriCorps Position Open – Apply NOW!

Nov 28, 2023

NOW Hiring an AmeriCorps Member Know someone looking for something to do after graduation? Consider the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association (WWOA)! We’re searching for our next AmeriCorps member.  2024 AmeriCorps Flyer APPLY TODAY – deadline December 11, 2023 The position is full-time from January to August 2024.

Did a little birdie tell YOU? WWOA is HIRING!

Nov 28, 2023

Did a little birdie tell YOU? WWOA is HIRING! Join the WWOA Team to serve some of the greatest members in the world!  We are a nonprofit association encouraging and educating Wisconsin’s woodland owners to care for their land in a sustainable manner.  If you care about our woods and sustainability – join our staff to meet other like-minded people. Learn more about the positions available at WWOA.

Good news on taxes for owners of MFL acres

Dec 2, 2022

Good News on Taxes for Owners of MFL Acres The Wisconsin Department of Revenue has updated the tax rate for land enrolled in the Managed Forest Law and Forest Crop Law, and the rate is slightly lower for MFL.  FCL acres remain taxed at the same or higher rate, depending upon when they were enrolled. Tax rates are calculated based upon a fixed formula.

How are You Helping Your NEXT GENERATION?

Feb 1, 2022

Create a Legacy for the NEXT GENERATION! Growing Your Legacy can be Fun! See all our tips and ideas for helping your next generations become engaged in your woodlands.  It might be as simple as letting each child name a trail and then together creating a sign for that trail.  Maybe your child or grandchild has a specific interest such as collecting leaves, bird watching, or looking for animal tracks.

Join Us Today – don’t miss out on the fun!

Sep 7, 2020

JOIN US TODAY to Meet Woodland Owners Who Care About Their Land Join us today – we can’t wait to meet you and hear about your woodlands (whether you have 10 acres or 400)!  As the leaves come out, help us to also transform our forests by supporting the interests of private woodland owners and promoting sustainable forest management.  Learn more about what WWOA does by clicking here.

2023 WWOA Annual Meeting Activities

Sep 1, 2020

WWOA’s Annual Meeting Sept. 21-24, 2023 Members are invited to join us on September 21- 24, 2023 in the Wisconsin Dells for a beautiful fall weekend of learning how to care for your woodlands, meeting members from across the state and nation, and having fun! Plan to join us at Chula Vista Resort just north of the Dells along the Wisconsin River.  Don’t miss this meeting – it will be the best one yet!

Fall Women of WWOA Gathering

Mar 29, 2017

Join Women of WWOA on  October 21 Women of WWOA invites all women woodland owners to join us for a fall day at Woodside Ranch near Mauston to learn more school forests and activities for youth along with a narrated wagon ride through the property. Registration is now open.