Describe the location:
This stand is within Mount Hope Rearing Station, located in Grant County in southwest Wisconsin.
Additional information about stand origin:
This land was private farmland until around 1955, when the state of Wisconsin purchased the property.
Brief silvicultural objective:
The goal of this harvest is to regenerate the oak/hickory type, encouraging all oak species.
The soils in the areas scheduled for harvest are a combination of Lacrescent-Dunbarton stony silt loam, New Glarus silt loam, and Fayette silt loam. There is also a thin vein of Hixton fine sandy loam that will be more conducive to regenerating oak. The topography is steep slopes.