The Itasca County Land Department is committed to ensuring that the economic benefits and environmental integrity of the County's natural resources are available to both present and future generations. Active land management will provide a balance of benefits that include recreational opportunities, quality water, wildlife habitat, timber production, earthen materials, maintenance of ecological integrity as well as a monetary return to the tax forfeited trust for the local taxing districts.
Citizen and stakeholder input are currently open on all subjects and materials within the draft forest management planning documents. The Itasca County Land Department will be holding open public informational meetings on the draft Itasca County Forest Management Plan at 6:00 PM on January 7th and January 14th, 2020 in the Itasca County Board Room.
Comments must be submitted in written form to the Land Department; this may be by postal mail, emailor by directly contacting the Land Department and will be accepted December 18th, 2019 through January 24, 2020.