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Title: Treating mature stands for wildlife

Author: Healy, William H.; Houf, Gary F.;

Date: 1989

Source: In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Central hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 9.05

Publication Series: Other

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Description: Stands older than 60 years or that are medium to large sawtimber size generally provide good wildlife habitat. Mature trees usually produce abundant mast and provide den sites (see fig. 1 in Note 9.04 Treating Immature Stands). The undergrowth in these stands produces moderate amounts of browse and herbage. Mature stands also provide opportunities for management because medium-to-large sawtimber-size trees are valuable for timber products.

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Healy, William H.; Houf, Gary F. 1989. Treating mature stands for wildlife. In: Hutchinson, Jay G., ed. Central hardwood notes. St. Paul, MN.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 9.05

 


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