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Land & Resource Management

Steigerwaldt specializes in forest timberland management, inventory, and valuation nationwide with unique expertise in the Lake States region. Our forestry staff prides itself on using sustainable practices and emerging technologies that offer the greatest benefit to landowners, communities, and the natural environment.

Effective land management programs do not happen by accident; they are the result of a skilled staff of professionals working to do their best for landowners and their forest resources.

Our forest management team oversees more than 180,000 acres of forestland throughout the Lake States. Our client acreage ownership ranges from 10 acres of private property up to 30,000 acres across several counties in Wisconsin. No matter the size of land ownership or the rural or urban setting, our forest management team has a long history of understanding our clients’ needs and exceeding their expectations, while upholding our own high standards of environmental stewardship.


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February 9, 2023

Wisconsin’s Forest Industry Highlighted in Proposed Biennial Budget

Wisconsin's Forest Industry Highlighted in Proposed Biennial Budget Governor Tony Evers has announced several proposed budget items related to Wisconsin's…
Forestland Management
December 8, 2022

Riparian Management Zones

Riparian Management Zones (RMZ) Areas adjacent to lakes, rivers, and streams are very important to maintaining water quality and to…
Forestland Management
November 3, 2022

Coppice Harvest

Coppice Harvest A coppice harvest is a form of clearcut with the specific purpose to stimulate new growth from the…
Forestland Management
June 1, 2022

What’s in Rich’s Cruise Vest?

What's in Rich's Cruise Vest? This month, I am bringing attention to the cruise vest itself.  Foresters have a lot…

Decades of Experience. A History of Results.

In 1957, Ed Steigerwaldt Sr. established a forestry and real estate consulting business with a goal of offering superior land management services. Over several decades that vision has been upheld and expanded by an exceptional staff of foresters, appraisers, GIS specialists, and real estate professionals with unsurpassed dedication to professional excellence and client satisfaction. While the business has grown and changed, our trademark hasn’t: Quality work fast, with honesty and integrity.