Forest Health and Invasive Species

Learn more about common forest pests and health problems, and what you can do to help by visiting the resources on this page.

Crow Wing SWCD has funds to assist landowners with invasive species management and removal, oak wilt treatment, and forest stand improvement practices.

  • Invasive Species

Invasive species are species that are not natives to Minnesota and can negatively impact Minnesota’s environment and economy. Crow Wing SWCD has funds available to assist landowners with control and removal of invasive species. (Link to Forestry Cost Share page)

Invasive plants and animals can disrupt native landscapes like prairies, wetlands, and forests. They also negatively impact timber and agriculture economies and can be harmful to our health. Learn more about the invasive species are threatening Minnesota and what you can do to help by visiting the resources on this page.

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