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The focus of this case study is on establishment of mixed hardwood forest stands on two former agricultural fields through a technique known as direct seeding of hardwoods. We were initially planning...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2001
Cover type:
Central hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota
This site was one of the first final harvests of natural origin red pine (NORP) on School Trust land in the Hibbing area. This case study looks at the use of both natural and artificial regeneration practices to regenerate a NORP site in a manner that mimics the structure and diversity of a stand...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1917
Cover type:
Pine
State or Province:
Minnesota
This case study is a successful example of afforestation of a mixed hardwood forest stand on a former agricultural field through a technique known as “direct seeding”. https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/treecare/...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2005
Cover type:
Northern hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota
This case study is an example of successful establishment of a mixed hardwood forest stand on a former agricultural field through a technique known as direct seeding of hardwoods. https://www.dnr.state.mn....
Estimated year of stand origin:
2010
Cover type:
Other
State or Province:
Minnesota
In southeastern Minnesota, oak is the mainstay of the forest products industry and one of the highest valued timber species. Equally important, acorns are an essential food for many wildlife species. Over time oak dominated stands on productive, dry-mesic sites convert through natural succession to...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1991
Cover type:
Central hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota
The Carlton County Land Department manages tax-forfeited lands under Minnesota Statute 282. Our objective is to maximize revenue from the lands while managing to diversify our forests and forest assets while supporting the local economy. The lands we manage are also third party certified by the...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1969
Cover type:
Pine
State or Province:
Minnesota
Case Study Objectives Our main objective was to assess the impacts of post-thinning basal area on epicormic branching in oak species and determine target post-thinning basal area to be incorporated into future thinning practices. An additional objective was to try to assess impacts of tree health...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1923
Cover type:
Other
State or Province:
Minnesota
This case study is an assessment of site conditions after initial stages of a silvicultural prescription designed to regenerate a mature black ash stand to a more diverse young forest. Early stand condition data is presented including tree regeneration species, size and quantity, as well as basic...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2019
Cover type:
Ash
State or Province:
Minnesota
The subject of this case study is a successful red oak stand improvement project initiated on a stand with oak trees of two age classes. The native plant community silvicultural strategy employed was for maintaining MHs37 forests as would natural senescence, disease, or selective windthrow with...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1940
Cover type:
Central hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota
This case study is a review of the results of 30 years of regeneration efforts on a bottomland hardwoods stand in the Mississippi River floodplain system in southeastern Minnesota. The native plant community silvicultural strategies on this site were: Large gap: maintain a stand as would selective...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1991
Cover type:
Other
State or Province:
Minnesota

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