Forest Management Guidelines Online Training


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Welcome to the official online Minnesota eFMG - Forest Management Guidelines training course!

Welcome to the Forest Management Guidelines Course! This is an updated version of the training that utilizes YouTube videos and a quiz based format.  You will need a copy of the Minnesota’s Forest Management Guidelines Quick Reference Field Guide (also known as the Pocket Guide) to actively complete the course.

You can download a copy here POCKET GUIDE LINK.  The quizzes require students to look at this publication for answers. Attempting to complete this course without the Pocket Guide is NOT recommended. Failure to refer to the Pocket Guide will limit successful completion with a passing score.

To obtain credit for completing this course, you will need to successfully complete ALL of the modules below with a passing score. Upon successful completion of each module, you will receive a Module Completion Code in the feedback portion and as a separate email.

The codes must be entered into the Final Exam module to finalize the course.  All codes must be entered to receive credit for the course.

This course can be completed on a computer, tablet or cell phone with good internet service and sound. You will need to use speakers and/or headphones or ear buds to complete this course.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a certificate of completion via email. It is recommended that you print the certificate for your records. The course automatically notifies MLEP when an individual successfully completes this training for credit. 

All modules and quizzes must be completed individually for credit. Course completions that indicate more than one person will result in the first individual listed obtaining credit for completion.




Background Module

Planning Module

Roads, Landings, and Skid Trails Module

Water Diversion and Erosion Control Module

Stream and Wetland Crossings Module

RMZs and Filter Strips Module

Wildlife Module

Cultural Resources Module

Visual Quality Module

Biomass Harvesting Module

Sale Closure Module

Spills and Emergencies Module

Final Exam