The Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) is a grant-funded program through the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD). Over half of the forestland in Michigan is in private ownership, and a survey by Michigan State University concluded that only 20% of privately owned forest is actively managed. This program was established to educate and embolden landowners to be active forest stewards by offering free technical assistance.
This technical assistance is offered to the public in a variety of ways:
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