Come and learn about the ecological history of the north shore forest and do your part to help restore it!
Have you ever taken a drive up the north shore and thought, “Why are all of these birch trees dying?” Learn the answer to these questions and more in a presentation by regional experts on the north shore forest. After the presentation, join the effort to restore the shore by helping the US Forest Service for a planting project.
This is a family friendly event. Join us for part of the day or just a few hours. Register below to receive a free lunch.
10:30 am - Presentation from Matt Tyler, a regional forester, and the North Shore Forest Collaborative at Lutsen Town Hall.
11:30 am - Lunch
12:30 pm - Tree planting project
Directions from Lutsen Town Hall to Planting Site:
Turn left out of the parking lot onto the Caribou Trail.
Turn left onto Highway 61 and drive approximately 1 mile.
Take a left after Isak Hansen True Value.
Follow the road less than half of a mile. Planting site and parking on right.
This project is a partnership between the Northwoods Volunteer Connection, Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District and the US Forest Service.