Ohio has 22 Service Foresters statewide that work one-on-one with woodland owners to:
- Help landowners create a long-term woodland plan for wildlife habitat, forest industries, or recreation
- Help landowners develop woodlands -- what trees to plant, improving woodlot health, increasing timber production
- Recommend resources for technical assistance, marketing assistance, and financial incentives
Jason Van Houten is Licking County’s new Service Forester. Reach him at (614) 265-6703 or Jason.VanHouten@dnr.state.oh.us.