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Subcommittee on Mining, Forestry, and Tourism

FIRST MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 25, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

Subcommittee on Mining, Forestry, and Tourism
MINUTES
Representative Swedzinski, Chair of the Subcommittee on Mining, Forestry, and Tourism, called the meeting to order at 8:14 A.M. on January 25th, 2017, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Members present:
SWEDZINSKI, Chris, Chair
LUECK, Dale, Vice Chair
METSA, Jason
BLISS, Matt
ECKLUND, Rob
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
JOHNSON, Clark
LAYMAN, Sandy
SUNDIN, Mark
UGLEM, Mark

Members excused: HOPPE, Joe
Chair Swedzinski called the meeting to order at 8:14AM. A quorum was present.
Forrest Boe, Director of the DNR’s Forestry Division, gave an overview of forestry in Minnesota.
Mark Weber, Director of Saint Louis County Land and Minerals, gave an overview of forestry in Minnesota.
Michael Kilgore, Interim Head, Department of Forest Resources University of Minnesota, gave an overview of forestry in Minnesota.
Wayne Brandt, Executive Vice President of Minnesota Forest Industries, gave an overview of forestry in Minnesota.
Chair Swedzinski adjourned the meeting at 9:58 AM.




Representative Chris Swedzinski, Chair




Abby Greufe, Committee Legislative Assistant



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Minnesota's forestry industry overview.
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Minnesota's Forestry Industry Overview