Keweenaw County Michigan; Forest Land Report January 2017

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  Keweenaw County, Forests, Wildlife, and Mountains of Upper Michigan.

People don't generally think of the Midwest as a place with mountains, but if you have ever tried to inventory the mountains of Upper Michigan you would testify that we have a few.

Scenery in every direction is a good way to describe Keweenaw County, I highly recommend a visit here to see the endless views, beautiful waterfalls, immense forests and wild creatures.

 Upper Michigan is one of my favorite places with cool summers, snowKeweenaw filled winters and some of the best Sugar Maple in the world.

With over 9 million acres of forestland, and not that many people, this place is a real treasure.


This place may be a little tough on the deer with deep snows and less food than we see in Wisconsin or Lower Michigan, but you will find more of some of the other wildlife species like Bears, Moose, Wolves and much more.

I am always impressed with the quality of the forests in the UP and so are many others who seek the high quality Sugar Maple that grow here so well, including many areas that are famous for their Birdseye Maple lumber.

These Maples and the Northern Hardwoods that they grow with comprise the largest portion of the forest land here with nearly 4 million acres. Woodland Management Service Forester in upper michigan

Aspen also comprises a significant component with 1.5 million acres which are critical for wildlife like deer and grouse as well as producing great timber.

In Keweenaw County, along Michigan's northern most shores, we have some of the most scenic forests of the UP with 340 thousand forested acres.

The largest timber component in this county is Northern Hardwoods with world famous Sugar Maple totaling 154 thousand acres.

KeweenawThese Sugar Maple and other Northern hardwoods provide top dollar sawtimber and veneer for owners of land in this region.

The two largest secondary forest types in Keweenaw county include Aspen with 96 thousand acres and Spruce/Fir with 70 thousand acres. 

These two forest types in addition to providing a valuable timber source are also a key component for wildlife habitat.  Providing needed food in the Aspen and critical winter cover in the Conifers.

 Keweenaw Woodland Management Services Foresters in Upper Michigan

Considering purchasing some land in this northern paradise, or own some already and want to learn how to encourage it to meet your forest and wildlife goals, give us a call, our Foresters and Wildlife Specialists at Woodland Management Service can help.



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William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

When we get off the heavily traveled road, we find a completely new world in our back yards.

Jan 07, 2017 05:39 PM #1
Nick & Trudy Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400 - Devon, PA
Tredyffrin Easttown Realtors, Philly Main Line

Love your photos and a very interesting report. Looks a beautiful place well worth a visit.

Jan 07, 2017 06:47 PM #2
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
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Good Evening Bob - you have some very beautiful natural country in those pictures.

Jan 07, 2017 07:01 PM #3
Sara Wagner
Woodland Management Service - Adams, WI

Amazing views, great forests, but I would rather not climb those moutains.

Jan 08, 2017 09:15 PM #4
Sally Crane
WMS - Unity, WI
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Hi Bob, Such a beautiful area - I think it may be worth a hike with a camera to capture the wildlife and nature.

Jan 10, 2017 09:38 PM #5
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