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The Superior National Forest’s silviculture prescriptions are part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The NEPA process includes proposal development, environmental analysis, and implementation of proposed activities. After the NEPA decision notice is finalized, the silviculture...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2005
Cover type:
Mixed Woods
State or Province:
Minnesota
The Superior National Forest’s silviculture prescriptions are part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The NEPA process includes proposal development, environmental analysis, and implementation of proposed activities. After the NEPA decision notice is finalized, the silviculture...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2006
Cover type:
Mixed Woods
State or Province:
Minnesota
The Superior National Forest’s silviculture prescriptions are part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The NEPA process includes proposal development, environmental analysis, and implementation of proposed activities. After the NEPA decision notice is finalized, the silviculture...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2004
Cover type:
Pine
State or Province:
Minnesota
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 purpose of the DNR Woody Biomass Project, Linking Habitat Restoration to Bioenergy, is to utilize the conversion of woody biomass to bioenergy to create an economic incentive for the restoration of critical habitats that otherwise may not be restored, as well as to provide a local source of...
Cover type:
Other
State or Province:
Minnesota
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

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