Resource Management

 Large saw cutting at Norway Beach


Pandemic Assistance for Timber Harvesters and Haulers (PATHH) Program

USDA’s PATHH program provides financial relief to eligible timber harvesting and timber hauling businesses that experienced losses in 2020 due to COVID-19. USDA’s Farm Service Agency is accepting PATHH applications through October 15, 2021. Learn more on the Farm Service Agency’s PATHH information page.


The Chippewa National Forest is located at the crossroads of Minnesota's three major ecosystems: the aspen , birch, spruce-fir and pines of the boreal forest,  the maple-basswood hardwood forests and just west of the forest lies the prairie.

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Timber Sales


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ESL Stewardship

Bid Opening: September 22, 2021

Danens Road

Bid Opening: September 22, 2021

Lost Moose

Bid Opening: September 20, 2021

Bailey Lake

Bid Opening: July 28, 2021

Little Ryan

Bid Opening: August 18, 2021

WZC Thin 1 Stewardship

Bid Opening: September 13, 2021

Mark Twain Stewardship

Bid Opening: September 24, 2021 

Knutson Stewardship

Bid Opening: September 8, 2021