The forest products industry provides 96,000 jobs and contributes $20 billion to Michigan’s economy. Approximately 20% of the raw material used by this industry comes from state forest land.
New Timber Cruising Program
The Michigan DNR is implementing new timber cruising methods for timber sale preparation and contracting beginning in fall 2020. Training sessions will be provided in the new cruise methods. These trainings will be required for all DNR-certified timber sale preparation contractors.