Walker: State forestry headquarters moving to Rhinelander

The Northwoods River News
October 25, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: United States, US East

Rhinelander has been chosen as the new home of the State Division of Forestry office, Governor Scott Walker announced Wednesday in a visit to the city. The headquarters will be located in the current DNR Service Center on Sutliff Avenue, Walker said. Hayward, Wausau and Rhinelander had previously been identified by the Department of Natural Resources as preferred locations for the office should it be relocated to the northern half of the state. ….”This move will put the Division of Forestry and its leadership in a better position to work with the primary forest industries in the state,” said Walker. “We will also be able to work more closely with our forestry industry partners in growing the state’s $24.7 billion forest industry that already generates nearly 65,000 jobs.

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