The Forest History Association of Wisconsin is dedicated to the discovery, interpretation, and preservation of the forest history legacy of the State of Wisconsin. Materials deeded to the Association are archived at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point campus, Albertson Learning Resource Center, 5th Floor Archives. The primary focus of the Association is upon the forests of Wisconsin and upon all activities related to those forests, especially during recorded times.

Our Mission


To stimulate a continued interest in Forest History of Wisconsin amongst the citizens, scholars, and writers of the State.


To educate the citizens of Wisconsin in the importance and drama of the history of the State’s forests as this history applies to the development and continued growth of the State.


To discover original source materials related to the Forest History of Wisconsin and to ensure the preservation, registration, and cataloguing of this material for free use by all researchers.


To assist in the publication and distribution of works related to the Forest History of Wisconsin by those who have completed substantive research on that subject.

FHAW Officers & Directors

We appreciate any advice you have on how we can better serve you.
Please contact us via USPS or an email naming an individual and direct it to thefhaw@gmail.com.

Ed Forrester

2484 11¼ Street
Cumberland, WI 54829

Tom Jerow

604 Riek Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501

Bob Walkner

3103 Maplewood Road
Two Rivers , WI 54241

Jane Severt

N2772 Mosser Road
Merrill, WI 54452

Arno Helm

167 Church Street
Merrimac, WI 53561

Ricky Kubicek

3336 N. Dousman Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212

James Kerkman

N6726 County Road DE
Bangor, WI 54614

Cindi Stiles

120 S Oneida Ave.
Rhinelander, WI 54501

Don Schnitzler

1003 George Drive
Marshfield, WI 54449

John Grosman

8857 Abbylyn Court
Woodruff, WI 54568