Periodically throughout the year, the Land & Minerals Department advertises Forest Development Contracts for a variety of projects that may include: Ground Herbicide Site Preparation, Ground Herbicide Release for Conifer Plantations, Hand Release and Basal Pruning of Existing Conifer Plantation, Mechanical Ground Scarification through Disc Trenching and Anchor Chaining, Planting, and Bud Capping Application.
To be eligible to operate on St. Louis County Lands a Responsible Operators Application Form and a Certificate of Compliance with Minnesota Workers' Compensation Law must be completed and on file at the Land & Minerals Department, Government Services Building, Suite 302, 320 West 2nd Street, Duluth MN, 55802.
The Responsible Operators List is updated annually. To stay on the Responsible Operators List the Responsible Operators Application Update Form must be filled out each year and returned to the Land & Minerals Department at the above address.
All contracts are advertised and conducted through the Purchasing Department. For any additional information on technical specifications, please contact Mike Stubbs, Forester III in the Land & Minerals Department Duluth office.