Healthy forests are part of what makes Wisconsin a great place to live, work, and play. A well-managed forest can provide scenic beauty, diverse habitat for wildlife, and economic benefits while contributing to clean air and water. At Golden Sands RC&D we promote sustainable forest practices through public education and provide the tools necessary for private landowners to sustainably manage their forests.
Cooperating for Woods and Wildlife connects Wisconsin landowners with foresters, biologists, and their neighboring landowners and assists with the formation of Deer Management Assistance Program cooperatives. Learn more about collaborative land management here!
Invasive Plant Services
Golden Sands RC&D staff can control invasive plants on your property for an hourly rate. We have experience controlling Japanese knotweed, black locust, buckthorn, and other species. Contact us for more information!
Golden Sands RC&D manages the Northeast Wisconsin Invasives Partnership (NEWIP), a cooperative invasive species group that serves Brown, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Winnebago Counties and the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. Visit the NEWIP website for more information!
Golden Sands RC&D partners with Plantra® to provide quality protection for your trees at discounted pricing. These products offer an easy way to help your young trees survive and thrive! Visit our Tree Shelters Page for more information.
Need to buy trees? Visit the Tree Sales page!
There are various state and federal programs available to Wisconsin landowners to finance projects that enhance wildlife habitat and improve forest productivity. Click here to learn more about some of these programs!
High school students have helped us remove invasive plants from parks in Wausau, Stevens Point, and Medford. To have your class, lake group, or organization participate in an invasive plant removal event, or if you are interested in sponsoring an event please contact us today!