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The management goals of this prescription are to maintain and increase the extent of northern red oak cover type while improving the quality of the stands by regenerating seedlings that have the opportunity to be managed and a greater potential to grow into higher quality specimens. Th e plan is to...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1923
Cover type:
Northern hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota
This case study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of two different herbicidal regimes (oust with tillage versus Rodeo without tillage) and three different planting stock types (2 gallon containerized, bare root, direct seeding) within reed canary grass dominated lowland sites. Reed canary...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2017
Cover type:
Other
State or Province:
Minnesota
This case study describes three treatments in an MHn35 stand in the Nemadji State Forest. The silvicultural objective was to use the shelterwood method at two residual basal area levels, combined with soil scarification using a floating disc trencher, to naturally regenerate birch and oak. For...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1967
Cover type:
Aspen-Birch
State or Province:
Minnesota
Implementing a winter 2013-14 seed tree harvest in a mature pine stand to regenerate a mix of red and white pine following a winter harvest with a low cost per acre and no site preparation.
Estimated year of stand origin:
1935
Cover type:
Pine
State or Province:
Minnesota
Common buckthorn ( Rhamnus cathartica ), native to Eurasia, is a highly aggressive invasive woody shrub species that is a key host plant for overwintering soybean aphids ( Aphis glycines ) in Minnesota. In just over a decade, soybean aphid has quickly become one of the most serious pests of soybean...
Cover type:
Mixed Woods
State or Province:
Minnesota
The majority of the stand is comprised of over-mature jack pine, aspen, and birch that suffered a large amount of blow down damage in 2012. In order to maximize timber returns while still planning for the future, a timber sale was initiated to harvest the stand with the goal of increased diversity...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1941
Cover type:
Pine
State or Province:
Minnesota
The entire site is located within the Mississippi River floodplain to the west and south of the main river channel and encompasses most of the Army Corps of Engineers forest stand P03C03U046. Elevation is generally highest adjacent to the main channel and lowest to the south as the landscape...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1900
Cover type:
Other
State or Province:
Minnesota
In 2008, a stand of fire origin between the ages of 70 – 75 was harvested. No site prep was conducted. A spen, paper birch, balsam fir, black/white spruce, and tamarack were removed while reserving several different species as seed trees (pine, maple, cedar, and ash) . The goal was to use the...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1935
Cover type:
Aspen-Birch
State or Province:
Minnesota
A series of treatments to regenerate a floodplain hardwood forest stand that has been heavily invaded by buckthorn. The treatments occur in three groups: a 26.26 acre block (treatment 1), a 37 acre block (treatment 2), and a 1 acre block (treatment 3).
Estimated year of stand origin:
1940
Cover type:
Ash
State or Province:
Minnesota
This case study describes a series of treatments designed to regenerate a well-stocked stand of red and white oak within the St. John's Abbey Arboretum. This stand was cut using the shelterwood method (down to 65-85ft2/ac in winter 2007. It was planted with oak in spring 2007 with good initial...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1882
Cover type:
Central hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota

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