Staff Biographies

Mark P. Janke  CF & ACF 
Mark P. Janke, Consulting Forester, LLC
MI Registered Forester #545
Certified Forester #2790
American Tree Farm System
Qualified Inspector ID #2503

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Mark P. Janke is a Michigan Registered Forester and President of Mark P. Janke, Consulting Forester, LLC.  Mark's full service Forestry Consulting firm specializes in Forest Management and the Marketing of Timber and Forest Products.

Mr. Janke has spent his entire 30 year forestry career working with private forest landowners and assisting them with gaining the maximum benefit from their forest ownership. He stresses the multiple benefit approach of managing forests for timber, wildlife, recreation and aesthetics values which can all be addressed within the concept of sound Forest Management. 

Mark earned a B.S. in Forestry in 1981 from Michigan State University and has been employed in the forest products industry in Michigan since 1982.  From 1982 until 2005, he was employed as Senior Forester for a leading pulp and paper mill, (Menasha Corporation) in Southwest Michigan.  Mark managed Menasha's Forest Management Program by assisting landowners with Forest Management, writing forest and wildlife management plans, and planning and supervision of responsible and sustainable harvest on forests.

Mark is a member of the Association of Consulting Foresters (ACF), and past President of the Michigan Chapter.

Mark is a member of the Society of American Forester (SAF) and has been a CF (Certified Forester) since December of 2002 when the SAF introduced the Certified Forester CF program for further credentialing professional foresters who are dealing with the public.

Mark is also been active in the American Tree Farm Program and is a Qualified Inspector and has signed up nearly 100 new Tree Farms in his career.

Ryan Hauser-Jeryc has been working for Mark P. Janke, Consulting Forester, LLC since Spring of 2014. Ryan earned a B.S. in Forest Resource Management in 2013 from Michigan State University

Ryan is an associate member of the Association of Consulting Foresters (ACF). 

Ryan is a member of the Society of American Foresters (SAF), and is also active in the American Tree Farm System, and is a Qualified Inspector.

Ryan is a member of the International Society of Arborists (ISA) , and is a Certified Arborist.

Below is an  image gallery of Mark's career in Consulting Forestry.


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