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A two entry harvest consisting of cut strips in a 120 year old plus Black spruce /Tamarack type. Designed to allow for natural seeding of the initial cut strips by the initial leave strips, which were subsequently harvested 20 years later. First entry…. K-B Spruce 1, 33 acres Second entry…. K-B...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1870
Cover type:
Spruce
State or Province:
Minnesota
Four agricultural fields were direct seeded with red oak, bur oak, black walnut, black cherry, and green ash in the fall of 2000. Two fields received follow up crop tree release and two had no followup treatment.
Estimated year of stand origin:
2000
Cover type:
Central hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota
A straight-line wind event impacted the St. Croix State Forest & State Park on July 1, 2011. The windstorm damaged 13,000 acres of mixed hardwood and aspen forest. The wind event not only damaged the mature stands of the forest, but impacted sub-merchantable stands of aspen and paper birch 1 to...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2012
Cover type:
Aspen-Birch
State or Province:
Minnesota
This case study looks at the response of a red pine plantation after a thinning. Some field foresters suggested that this stand has not responded to the thinning very well and wanted to know why.
Estimated year of stand origin:
1964
Cover type:
Pine
State or Province:
Minnesota
In 2003 I set up a partial cut sale on 110 acres (stand 17-16-53-15W) designed to increase Yellow Birch stocking, maintain the Paper Birch component and expand the Basswood and not expand or increase Aspen. I marked the desired seed trees of the various species and also marked as many non-...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1908
Cover type:
Northern hardwoods
State or Province:
Minnesota
Following a blow down caused by straight-line winds in 1998, timber sales were initiated within multiple stands in this compartment, including Unit 001 and Unit 003. The sites were salvage logged and during the spring 2000 slash was piled and the sites scarified with a D-6 Cat. The site preparatory...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1935
Cover type:
Other
State or Province:
Wisconsin
This lowland harvest shows that reforestation using on-site seed can be accomplished on appropriate sites during good seed years. The forester supervising the timber sale noticed a healthy cone crop was produced the year of harvest. The timber sale regulations required limbing slash to be...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2012
Cover type:
Peatlands
State or Province:
Minnesota
Black spruce dwarf mistletoe is an important disease challenge facing managers of black spruce stands. Infested stands usually yield much less harvestable timber volume than uninfected stands, so infested stands are treated after harvest to reduce the presence of dwarf mistletoe in the regenerating...
Estimated year of stand origin:
2016
Cover type:
Peatlands
State or Province:
Minnesota
Northeastern MN is comprised largely of a heterogeneous landscape of mesic mixed conifer/hardwood forests, woodlands and wetlands, with a broad band of northern hardwood forests along the North Shore. Management has the potential to sustain these natural forests as well as meet the varied...
Estimated year of stand origin:
1935
Cover type:
Aspen-Birch
State or Province:
Minnesota
Estimated year of stand origin:
1920
Cover type:
Northern hardwoods
State or Province:
Ontario

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