Cases: Seed Tree

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Test the hypothesis that retaining a live seed source on a FDc23 jack pine harvest site will result in adequate natural jack pine regeneration.
46.121399, -94.011644
Regenerate a mature ash stand to a more diverse young stand in order to maintain a forested condition, considering imminent invasion by emerald ash borer (EAB) and anticipated climate change impacts on a very wet site.
46.6692, -92.78535
Harvest ash and plant with non-ash species to diversify stand composition in preparation of imminent Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation.
47.551146, -91.16376
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.
47.22704, -92.10348
Use the seed tree system to naturally regenerate a mixed stand dominated by red and white pine, keeping costs low with no site prep.
47.19935, -92.1805
Harvest birch stand with aspen pockets while ensuring birch remains a major component of the stand.
46.761258, -92.743935
Determine best silvicultural method for paper birch regeneration.
46.691, -92.536
Regenerate an even-aged mix of red pine and white pine using a seed tree system, augmented with low density planting of red pine
46.702402, -92.528351
To test an experimental red pine natural regeneration system that balances economic and ecological factors.
47.200157, -91.91711
Natural regeneration of paper birch by reserving mature aspen and scarifying the site with a salmon blade.
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Regenerate the mature portion of a lowland hardwoods stand to a young stand of similar composition and improve health and vigor of younger portion of the stand.
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Regenerate mature lowland hardwood stands to young stands of similar composition.
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The goal of this harvest is to regenerate the oak/hickory type, encouraging all oak species.
47.186192, -92.049008
Regenerate red and white pine through natural seeding
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Increase yellow birch stocking, maintain paper birch component, and expand basswood while limiting aspen expansion.

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