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Pennsylvania sedge ( Carex pensylvanica ) and ironwood ( Ostrya virginiana ) are present and limiting the regeneration of desired northern harwood species, bringing the future of the stand's northern hardwood covertype classification into doubt. This case study outlines a treatment that is the...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1909
Cover type:
Northern hardwoods
State or Province:
Wisconsin
The focus of this case is treating 25 acres of central hardwoods within a 59 acre sale. The 25 acre treatment area consists of three stands: one is a 5 acre central hardwoods type, another is an 18 acre oak type, and the third is a 10 acre oak stand but the treatment will take place on only 2 acres...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1900
Cover type:
Central hardwoods
State or Province:
Wisconsin
We monitored the effectiveness of root-severing trenching using a vibratory plow to control oak wilt in forested settings on 116 sites in Menominee and Dickinson Counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. We found an approximately 97% success rate using a vibratory plow in forested settings. This...
Cover type:
Central hardwoods
State or Province:
Michigan
A timber sale was conducted in 2012 using a clearcut regeneration system in a previously red pine dominant stand with three areas of different skidding and biomass/slash retention treatments. The current stand is comprised of young jack pine seedlings that were planted in September and October of...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2012
Cover type:
Pine
State or Province:
Minnesota
Camp 8 is one of the last remaining old-growth pine forests around Cloquet. A majority of the stand originated following a fire in 1813 and structure was maintained through a high-frequency surface fire regime. The lack of fire after 1909 led to major changes in stem density and stand structure...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1813
Cover type:
Pine
State or Province:
Minnesota
This case study describes regeneration results from adjacent two step oak shelterwood timber harvests. Both of these sites have similar soil types, pre-harvest overstory and understory conditions, and Native Plant Communities (NPC’s). The variability in these sites lies in the season of harvest and...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1930
Cover type:
Northern hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota
The prescriptions for the nine stands involved in this trial were developed and implemented through the Good Neighbor Authority partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. All stands were primarily red oak dominated with various mixtures of white pine...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1918
Cover type:
Central hardwoods
State or Province:
Wisconsin
This is a prospective case study describing herbicide treatments designed to control vegetation that competes with jack pine during silvicultural treatments to maintain the pine barrens system. The Barnes Barrens Management Area provides globally rare pine barrens habitat for several imperiled...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2019
Cover type:
Pine
State or Province:
Wisconsin
Dr. Gordon Gullion, University of Minnesota wildlife professor from the 1950s through the early 1990s, established this experimental harvest as a way to promote ruffed grouse habitat using a clearcut with reserves (synonym: coppice-with-reserves) regeneration system. A majority of the stand was...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1909
Cover type:
Aspen-Birch
State or Province:
Minnesota
This case study describes a shelterwood prescription implemented between 1987 and 1999 including a series of pre- and post- harvest treatments that resulted in a mixed hardwood stand where northern red oak is the most abundant species 30 years after harvest. The 10 acre site was broadcast sprayed...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1987
Cover type:
Central hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota

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