- Mike Mason, Division Chief
- Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR)
- Division of Forest Resources, One Natural Resource Way
- Springfield, IL 62702-1271
- Contact info:
Purpose of the Program
This cost-share program awards grants in the form of cost shares to timber growers for the implementation of acceptable forestry management practices.
Who is Eligible
To be eligible, a landowner must have a minimum of ten acres under a management plan. In addition, forest land or reforested land enrolled in the IFDA is guaranteed a one-sixth equalized assessed real estate tax value.
No deadlines-administered through district foresters on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Availability of Funds
Approximately $600,000 is available annually for these cost-share grants. No funding was available in FY10, FY 11, FY 12 or FY 13
How Funds are to be used
Approved forestry practices
Types of Assistance
Technical Assistance, cost share for approval practices
Year Program was established