Chippewa National Forest

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    Find your place on the Forest

  • Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act

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  • Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) on Chippewa National Forest

    Identifying marks of Emerald Ash Borer on a tree trunk

    Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) in Cass County, including a small portion (southeast) of the Chippewa National Forest. The MDA has enacted an emergency quarantine area surrounding the EAB Generally Infested Area. 


Introducing the Chippewa’s Renewable Resources Team 

Three men on the Renewable Resources Team in the forest using tools to do soil samples

The Renewable Resources Team (formerly known as the Natural Resources Team) supports critical work across the Chippewa National Forest. Staff are involved in duties such as taking in and disseminating program direction from the national and regional offices, finding and coordinating with partners, managing budgets, and providing support to planning and implementation of projects on the ground.

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2023 Fire Season and International Support

A large airtanker plane in the sky dropping red-colored retardent on trees

The 2023 fire season here in the US certainly saw its share of national mobilizations around the country. With numerous CPF employees lending support. The US season was well below average in terms of acres burned. This offered the opportunity for US resources to send support to our Canadian neighbors.

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