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.
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Assess effectiveness of Velpar treatment to control understory competition in preparation for establishing natural red pine regeneration under a mature red pine canopy.
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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.
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Harvest ash and plant with non-ash species to diversify stand composition in preparation of imminent Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation.
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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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Use the seed tree system to naturally regenerate a mixed stand dominated by red and white pine, keeping costs low with no site prep.
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Harvest birch stand with aspen pockets while ensuring birch remains a major component of the stand.
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Determine best silvicultural method for paper birch regeneration.
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Use prescribed fire to prepare the site, control beaked hazel, and expose mineral soil to favor natural regeneration of white pine and red pine, with a desired future condition of a two-aged mixed pine stand.
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Regenerate an even-aged mix of red pine and white pine using a seed tree system, augmented with low density planting of red pine
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To test an experimental red pine natural regeneration system that balances economic and ecological factors.
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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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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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Naturally regenerate a mature pine stand to a young mixed pine stand with a significant white pine component through use of prescribed burning and seed tree harvests.
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The goal of this harvest is to regenerate the oak/hickory type, encouraging all oak species.
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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.
Silviculture system

Prescribed Burning and Seed Tree/Shelterwood Harvest for Pine Regeneration on the Inger Pines Site of Deer River Area (MN DNR)

Use prescribed fire to prepare the site, control beaked hazel, and expose mineral soil to favor natural regeneration of white pine and red pine, with a desired future condition of a two-aged mixed pine stand.

Cover type: Pine

Regeneration and Stand Improvement Results in Bottomland Hardwoods 30 Years after Initial Treatment (MN DNR)

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.

Cover type: Other

Results of 35 years of Lowland Hardwoods Regeneration Efforts on a Floodplain Forest Site in the Vermillion/Mississippi River Bottoms (MN DNR)

Regenerate mature lowland hardwood stands to young stands of similar composition.

Cover type: Other

Effectiveness of Velpar DF (Hexazinone) for Control of Understory Competition for Natural Red Pine Establishment on a Central Dry Pine Woodland Site (MN DNR)

Assess effectiveness of Velpar treatment to control understory competition in preparation for establishing natural red pine regeneration under a mature red pine canopy.

Cover type: Pine

Seed Tree Harvest and Prescribed Burning for Pine Regeneration on the Two Mile Burn Site of Deer River Area (MN DNR)

Naturally regenerate a mature pine stand to a young mixed pine stand with a significant white pine component through use of prescribed burning and seed tree harvests.

Cover type: Pine

Kettle Lake ash reforestation: tree planting in advance of emerald ash borer (MN DNR)

Harvest ash and plant with non-ash species to diversify stand composition in preparation of imminent Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation.

Cover type: Ash

Harvest and Enrichment Planting to Achieve Species Diversification and Prevent Swamping in a Northern Very Wet Ash Swamp Plant Community (MN DNR)

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.

Cover type: Ash

No Site Prep Red Pine/White Pine Seed Tree (MN DNR)

Use the seed tree system to naturally regenerate a mixed stand dominated by red and white pine, keeping costs low with no site prep.

Cover type: Pine

Red and white pine seed tree (UMN Cloquet Forestry Center)

Regenerate an even-aged mix of red pine and white pine using a seed tree system, augmented with low density planting of red pine

Cover type: Pine

Paper Birch Regeneration in a Shelterwood vs Seed-tree Harvest (MN DNR)

Determine best silvicultural method for paper birch regeneration.

Cover type: Northern hardwoods