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President Manfred Mielke
Vice President Bill Carlson
Secretary Bill Carlson
Treasurer Meg Cates
Immediate Past President John Ouellette
Other Board Members Russ Moody
  Dick Powell
  Tom Donahue
Advisors Scott Bowe
  Dale Parker
  Larry Severeid
  Dave Ladd
  John Nielson
  Dan Bohlin

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

May 19, 2018: Spring field day 9 AM-3 PM, Jim Karpinsky farm, Poynette, Columbia County. Topics include a 40, 15, and 8 year old walnut plantings, pruning and nut collection, a drone demonstration, and crop tree release. See the flyer here. RSVP to Carol Nielsen at or call or text 608-206-9682.

Past Events

October 7, 2017: Fall Field Day, Dave & Evelyn Hall farm, Brooklyn, Wisconsin. Learn about treating invasive plants, stream bank management, cultural treatments in walnut, and many more interesting topics.  See the flyer here. RSVP to Carol Nielsen at or call or text 608-206-9682.

October 8, 2016: Fall Field Day, Severeid farm, Sparta, Wisconsin. The theme is pruning and thinning walnut plantations. Attendees will have a chance to practice actual hands-on pruning in the Severeid plantation. See the flyer here. RSVP to Manfred Mielke at

May 21, 2016: Spring field day at the Dick Powell property near Spring Green. Check out the Wisconsin Chapter website for details.

October 10, 2015: Fall field day at the Stan and Bud Peskar property in River Falls. Tour portions of 100 acres of black walnut planted from 1969 through 1995.

Northern Research Station New Publications RB-NRS-2.
Available online only at
Wisconsin's forest resources, 2005. Perry, Charles, H.; Brand, Gary J. 32 p.

The annual forest inventory of Wisconsin continues, and this document reports 2001-05 moving averages for most variables and comparisons between 2000 and 2005 for growth, removals, and mortality. Summary resource tables can be generated through the Forest Inventory Mapmaker website at

Annual Meeting

July 29- August 1, 2018
Dubuque, Iowa (with tours in WI)
Chairs: Manfred Mielke and Cindy Heisdorffer

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