Oscoda County Conservation District
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Assisting You In Managing Your Natural Resources
Requests? Call  989-826-8824
Tree planting information and assistance with species and site selection.
Forest management planning and plan writing referrals.
Forest Health Assessments.
Harvesting, thinning and forest industry information and referrals. 
Wildlife habitat enhancement, protection and restoration.
Speaking engagements for schools & groups interested in forestry, wildlife & conservation topics.
Tree Farm planning, enrollment and inspection.
Assistance with Tax Programs such as Qualified Tax Act and Commercial Forest Act
Guidance with government cost share programs. 

If you would like more information about this program or make an appointment to meet with the forester please complete the Schedule an Appointment form to the right and hit send.
Oscoda County Conservation District 
Forestry Assistance Programs

• Provides free on-site assesment to determine whether your oaks are affected and discuss strategies for dealing with this disease wilt.
• Provides Information About Oak Wilt  to Oscoda County and surrounding area through articles and public presentation "The Trouble With Oaks". Please contact us to schedule a presentation for your group or organization.

This program is funded through the Urban  Wildland Interface Oak Wilt Reduction Project Grant from the USDA Forest Service.

If you would like more information about this program or make an appointment to meet with the forester please complete the Schedule an Appointment form to the right and hit send.
Our Forestry Assistance Program is designed to educate landowners and managers about timber harvest and sales, forest health, tree and shrub planting, forest management and planning, forest tax implications and wetland and wildlife management, enhancement and protection. We will help you find the professionals that can facilitate your forest management goals by facilitating a referral process with private forest consultants, industrial foresters and public agencies that provide cost share programs.

For a PDF list of the Qualified Forest Professionals that provide service in Oscoda or Ogemaw County please click on the following:

Oak Wilt Reduction Project
Helpful Forestry & Natural Resource Links
To Request 
Forestry Assistance please

Contact our Forester Kelly Sinnaeve

201 S. Morenci St. P.O. Box 820
Mio, MI 48647


You can also schedule an appointment for Forestry Assistance by filling out the form below.

Kelly is a recent graduate from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry, with a minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and Natural Resource Recreation.

If your property is not in Ogemaw or Oscoda County please use the following link to find Forestry Assistance for your area.
To compare the Qualified Forest Tax Program (QFP) with the Commercial Forest Program (CFP) Click on the following button.

Foresttry Assistance