Cases: Aspen-Birch

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To regenerate paper birch
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Thin stands of overstocked birch pole-sized regeneration to maximize stem growth and quality development
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Harvest the mature Aspen before it deteriorates and loses commercial value, while increasing diversity to push for a more resilient stand.
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Aspen timber sale on county land by a private contract with a logger. Enhance wildlife habitat for ruffed grouse.
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Regenerate a mature stand of aspen to a young stand of similar composition while reducing the future spread of buckthorn.
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Regenerate aspen while retaining ruffed grouse habitat needs.
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Multiple goals; but primarily to develop coordinated multi-landowner (USFS & MN DNR) stand management plans that integrate ecological, timber, water quality, and wildlife habitat objectives.
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Shelterwood harvest to regenerate the stand to paper birch.
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Harvest birch stand with aspen pockets while ensuring birch remains a major component of the stand.
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To examine the effects of tree density or spacing for crop tree management of birch stands.
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Increase within stand compositional and structural diversity by increasing conifers and non-aspen hardwoods as appropriate based on native plant community and management plan goals.
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To encourage aspen regeneration through rollerchopping in a young aspen stand heavily impacted by blowdown.
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Natural regeneration of paper birch by reserving mature aspen and scarifying the site with a salmon blade.
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Sample reserve patches retained for legacy purposes during aspen harvests (clearcut with aggregated retention) to evaluate "old forest" attributes.

1925 Jack Pine Thinning Study and 2015 Replicates (UMN Cloquet Forestry Center)

Study of ecological and stand dynamics changes after a single thinning from below

Cover type: Pine

1979 Paper Birch Shelterwood (UMN Cloquet Forestry Center)

To regenerate paper birch

Cover type: Aspen-Birch

33 Years of Northern Hardwood Management (Ashland County)

Regenerate northern hardwoods species to maintain the northern hardwoods covertype.

Cover type: Northern hardwoods

5 Year Oak Wilt Containment Study (WI DNR)

Stop the below-ground spread of an active oak wilt pocket in order to maintain oaks into the future.

Cover type: Northern hardwoods

A Comparison of Establishment Methods for Northern Red Oak Regeneration in a Southern Dry-Mesic Oak Forest (MN DNR)

Regenerate a mature red oak stand to a young stand of similar composition.

Cover type: Central hardwoods

A Comparison of Oak Regeneration Methods in Mille Lacs Uplands Subsection (MN DNR)

Establish oak regeneration while comparing several different silvicultural strategies and techniques.

Cover type: Central hardwoods

A Single Tree Selection Prescription (State of WI)

Introduce more structure into the stand and convert it to an uneven-aged stand.

Cover type: Northern hardwoods

Abundant Red and White Oak Regeneration after Clearcut With Reserves on a Southern Dry-Mesic Oak Forest (MN DNR)

Regenerate a mature oak stand to a young stand of similar composition.

Cover type: Central hardwoods

Acorns and anchor chain to increase oak regeneration (MN DNR)

Bolster oak regeneration on a stand with poor natural regeneration and heavy competition, after first cut in two cut shelterwood harvest.

Cover type: Northern hardwoods

Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change (Chippewa NF)

Test silvicultural systems that adapt red pine forests to anticipated changes in climate and disturbance regime.

Cover type: Pine