City of Stoughton’s Forester, Randy Nelson, takes a leading role in developing relationships with community members and organizations to recover and use wood from urban tree removals. Nelson works with the local high school wood shop teachers, the senior center, the local hardware store, and local industry to sustain its urban wood program. Nelson’s efforts garnered regional and national attention for recovering Stoughton’s trees to produce lumber, a system for urban wood education and outreach, and a community-based tree ethic.
381 E Main St
Stoughton, WI 53589