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Policy Committee


The Policy Committee of the Minnesota Forest Resources Council (MFRC) assists the Council in identifying and prioritizing emerging issues related to the Sustainable Forest Resources Act, in particular in fulfilling its statutory mandate to "advise the Governor and federal, state, county, and local governments on sustainable forest resources policies and practices" (Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 89A.06.

In priority order, the Policy Committee will:

  • Help advance and focus the discussion of the forest policy issues selected by MFRC identifying and prioritizing strategic issues.
  • Monitor and review implementation of the inter0related provisions of the Sustainable Forest Resources Act (Minnesota Statute, Chapter 89A) and bring to the attention of the MRFC, or its appropriate Committees, concerns or opportunities regarding its overall effectiveness.
  • Bring to the attention of the MFRC trends in ecological, economic, and social factors that may affect Minnesota forests.
  • Identify opportunities for collaboration with the Research Advisory Committee.
Staff Liaison: Executive Director and/or Policy Analyst
2021- 2023 Strategic Plan

Meeting Summaries

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