The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest is located in northern Wisconsin.
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Welcome to the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest!

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About the Chequamegon-Nicolet

The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest covers more than 1.5 million acres of Wisconsin's northwoods, managing lands for multiple uses including forestry, wildlife habitat, outdoor recreation, fisheries management, special forest products gathering, wilderness and natural areas management.

The Chequamegon side of the forest covers about 858,400 acres in Ashland, Bayfield, Sawyer, Price, Taylor and Vilas counties while the Nicolet side covers nearly 661,400 acres in Florence, Forest, Langlade, Oconto, Oneida and Vilas counties.

 

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Active Timber Sales

Timber sales that the forest is currently accepting bids for.


Prescribed Fire Management

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After many years of fire exclusion, the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies are working to restore ecosystems with fire. Many native plants in northern Wisconsin have unique adaptations that allow them to withstand fire and even thrive after it. This allows the wildlife who depend on these plants for food and shelter to also thrive.


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CNNF's CCC heritage!

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The CCC and CNNF played big roles in the reforestation of northern Wisconsin. We picked a few sites you may want to ex...

Learn more about invasive plants on CNNF website

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The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest has a new approach to inform the public about non-native invasive species treatments.