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Timber sale benefits youth

Educational demonstrations for area school children will be part of harvesting Washburn County forest lands this week. Northwest Region members of the Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association will donate their time and equipment. Harvesting t...

Educational demonstrations for area school children will be part of harvesting Washburn County forest lands this week.

Northwest Region members of the Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association will donate their time and equipment. Harvesting takes place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday. The timber sale is located at the edge of Northwood School, N14463 Highway 53 in Minong.

Visit the teaching stations designed to educate people about timber harvesting methods, logging equipment, wildlife, fire control, tree identification, biofuel and more. About 1,000 school children are expected to participate.

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