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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 cases study compares whether plant species composition would be different between a clearcut and unharvested portions of a mature, southern mesic maple-basswood forest (MHs39b) forest after 5 years. It also assesses whether we are achieving our objective of regenerating oak and other desirable...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1907
Cover type:
Central hardwoods
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
High deer populations have had dramatic impacts on the ability of favored trees species to regenerate. Paper bud caps have proven effective on pine species, the needles serving to secure the paper around the terminal bud. Since oak seedlings loose their leaves, it has been very difficult to...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2018
Cover type:
Northern hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota
The treatments applied to this site are part of a larger “Conifer Strongholds” project, funded in large part by the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Climate Adaptation Fund with a grant originating from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Conifer Strongholds targets places in the Arrowhead region...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1924
Cover type:
Northern hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota
The treatments applied to this site are part of a larger “Conifer Strongholds” project, funded in part by the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Climate Adaptation Fund with a grant originating from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Conifer Strongholds targets places in the Arrowhead region of...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1850
Cover type:
Mixed Woods
State or Province:
Minnesota
The treatments applied to this site are part of a larger “Conifer Strongholds” project, funded in large part by the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Climate Adaptation Fund with a grant originating from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Conifer Strongholds targets forest stands in the Arrowhead...
Cover type:
Mixed Woods
State or Province:
Minnesota
A selection system was applied to an uneven-aged stand consisting of mature northern hardwoods. Through group and individual selection on a ten to twenty year cutting cycle, red maple and sugar maple were drastically decreased in basal area in order to promote the growth of quality crop trees and...
Cover type:
Northern hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota

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