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Title: Raccoon ecological management area: partnership between Forest Service research and Mead Corporation

Author: Yaussy, Daniel; Lashbrook, Wayne; Smith, Walt;

Date: 1997

Source: In: Communicating the role of silviculture in managing the national forests: Proceedings of the National Silviculture Workshop. 1997 May 19-22; Warren, PA.: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-238. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 198-201.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: The Chief of the Forest Service and the Chief Executive Officer of Mead Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understating (MOU) that created the Raccoon Ecological Management Area (REMA). This MOU designated nearly 17,000 acres as a special area to be co-managed by Mead and the Forest Service. The REMA is a working forest that continues to produce timber and pulpwood for Mead. Current Forest Service research within the REMA consists of two sites of a large, oak ecosystem restoration research project, and one site of a long-term oak stand density study. Facilities provide a place for researchers to stay while collecting data, and classrooms for the educational workshops presented for the public. The REMA will provide new sites for silvicultural and other demonstrations.

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Yaussy, Daniel; Lashbrook, Wayne; Smith, Walt 1997. Raccoon ecological management area: partnership between Forest Service research and Mead Corporation. In: Communicating the role of silviculture in managing the national forests: Proceedings of the National Silviculture Workshop. 1997 May 19-22; Warren, PA.: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-238. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 198-201.

 


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