Author: Michael Rock

  • Crabapple Tree Planting for Wild Turkey Habitat

    UMLMWS PRESS RELEASE Upper Michigan Land Management To Plant Crabapple Trees On Non-Industrial Private Lands For The Improvement of Wildlife Turkey Habitat                 Dean R. Francis, President of Upper Michigan Land Management & Wildlife Services, Inc. is proud to announce they have formed a working partnership with Bay De Noc Gobblers, a local working group of the National Wildlife Turkey Federation…

  • State Michigan Wildlife Seeding

    UMLMWS PRESS RELEASE Upper Michigan Land Management Improves Whitetail Deer Habitat On State of Michigan Forest Lands                     Dean R. Francis, President of Upper Michigan Land Management & Wildlife Services, Inc. is proud to announce they have formed a working partnership with the State of Michigan, MDNR, Wildlife Division to improve whitetail deer habitat on State of Michigan forest lands.                 With financial…

  • Dean R. Francis Receives Forest Stewardship Plan

    UMLMWS PRESS RELEASE   Dean R. Francis Receives Forest Stewardship Plan Writer Certification             Dean R. Francis, President, and Co-Owner of Upper Michigan Land Management & Wildlife Services, Inc. received his Forest Stewardship Plan writing certification in 1992 while working for Oceana and Newaygo Soil Conservation Districts.  Since that time, Mr. Francis has completed over 50,000 acres of Forest Stewardship…

  • UMLMWS PRESS RELEASE – Forest Stewardship Milestone

    UMLMWS PRESS RELEASE Upper Michigan Land Management Forest Stewardship Milestone             Dean R. Francis, President of Upper Michigan Land Management & Wildlife Services, Inc. is proud to announce their foresters have reached a company milestone.             Upper Michigan Land Management & Wildlife Services, Inc. has assisted over (400) non-industrial private landowners which accounts for 50,000 acres of Forest Stewardship management plans.           As…

  • Francis, Green Receive Foresters Registration

    UMLMWS PRESS RELEASE State of Michigan Registered Foresters Dean R. Francis and James T. Green, Consulting Foresters and Owners of Upper Michigan Land Management & Wildlife Services, Inc. have both received the State of Michigan’s, FORESTER REGISTRATION. The title registration of Foresters is regulated by Article 21 of Public Act 299 of 1980, as amended. Article 21 defines…

  • Dean Francis, MSAF 1997 Young Forester of the Year

    UMLMWS PRESS RELEASE Dean R. Francis, Consulting Forester and Co-Owner of Upper Michigan Land Management & Wildlife Services, Inc. was awarded the 1997 YOUNG FORESTER OF THE YEAR by the Michigan Society of American Foresters (MSAF). The MSAF Young Forester of the Year recognizes outstanding leadership by a forestry professional younger than 40 years of…