Landscape Program Committee

The Landscape Committee provides overall leadership and direction to the council's Landscape Program as described in the Sustainable Forest Resources Act (Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 89A.06).


  • Informing the council of on-going landscape management activities and issues
  • Providing advice and direction as necessary to regional landscape committees and coordination groups
  • Reviewing regional landscape plans and implementation activities. Recommending approval and/or modification of landscape plans to MFRC
  • Preparing and recommending to the council's landscape program budget
  • Developing policy recommendations to the council as necessary to implement landscape goals in Minnesota
  • Supporting regional landscape goals and implementation activities through the MFRC as appropriate to the legislature and governor


  • Jim Manolis, Chair
  • Darla Lenz
  • Forrest Boe
  • WBob Owens
  • Janet Erdman
  • Keith Karnes
  • Craig Engwall
  • Deb Theisen
  • Rick Horton

Staff Liaison

  • Landscape Program Manager
Updated 2017-05-03