Organic Forestry Center
Nature Preserve
About Me


  • Experience alongside father as a child with machinery, chainsaws, tree trim-ming, tree removal, farming and planting trees.
  • Have worked professionally since age of 16 (or 29 years 1979—present)
  • Graduated from Waupun High School 1981
  • Active in FFA
  • Attended Appleton Technical College studied Natural Resources and Forestry
  • Member of Wisconsin Arborist Association
  • Member of ISA
  • Certified arborist for 6 years
  • 1982, 1983 (winter months) planted trees for Superior Forestry Services in six states.
  • Since 1982 have planted a variety of over 100,000 trees at my home farm.
  • Have attended numerous educational meetings and seminars, read books, and designed educational booths for Stevens Point Forestry College, WAA and ISA.
  • Have raised organic (grass fed) beef cattle, cows and steers since childhood. I have been on my own since age 18 (1981).

Canoing, Fishing, Camping, Studying Trees, Nature, Research, Burning wood fires to heat my home,
Tree work

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