WMA Timber Sales

Ike's Concerns Re: Excessive Timber Harvest on Minnesota State Wildlife Management Areas

The Izaak Walton League is very concerned that the management of our Minnesota State Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) is now driven more by financial considerations than sound biological/ecological science that protects the broad spectrum of wildlife distributed across Minnesota.

Below are links to our detailed communications regarding this subject.

Ike's Response to WMA Timber Sales

An Open Letter to Governor Walz and DNR Commissioner Strommen

Highlighted Directive Regarding Timber Harvest on WMAs and AMAs

Wildlife officials raise objections to ramp-up of timber-cutting

Rift within DNR over logging in state wildlife areas