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Books about Wisconsin Forestry

In Grandpa's Woods

Intended audience: 4-7 year olds

Description: Two children discover many benefits of forests as they visit their grandparent's woods. A product of Trees For Tomorrow in Eagle River (celebrating their 60th anniversary in 2004) and available for sale by phone at 1-800-838-9472

An e-version of the book for older children is available here.

You can order the book online at for $14.95 plus $5.32 tax and shipping.

Wisconsin Forest Tales

Intended audience: 9-12 year olds

Description: A collection of eight historical fiction stories to help fourth-graders learn about Wisconsin forest history. A product of:

  • Wisconsin DNR - Division of Forestry (celebrating the centennial of the state forestry program)
  • LEAF - Wisconsin's K-12 Forestry Education Program
  • Wisconsin Environmental Education Board
  • Wisconsin Natural Resources Foundation

This book is not for sale. Copies have been distributed free of charge to Wisconsin public libraries, elementary school libraries and 4th-grade teachers in Wisconsin.

Author Julia Pferdehirt is available to do school and community presentations.

Download each chapter of Wisconsin Forest Tales in PDF format, as well as the accompanying Wisconsin Forest Tales Activity Booklet and Readers Theater scripts.

One Hundred Years of Wisconsin Forestry

Intended audience: High school students and adults

Description: Chronicles the evolution of sustainable forestry in Wisconsin over the past one hundred years. A product of Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association (celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2004) and available for sale from them:

    Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association
    P.O. Box 285, Stevens Point, WI 54481
    Phone: 715-346-4798

You can order the book by sending a note requesting the book and a check payable to WWOA for $28.95 per book. Send to WWOA, PO Box 285, Stevens Point, WI 54481. Questions? contact [email protected] or 715/346-4798