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Title: Diameter-limit Cutting and Silviculture in Northeastern Forests: a Primer for Landowners, Practitioners,and Policymakers

Author: Kenefic, Laura; Nyland, Ralph;

Date: 2005

Source: United States Deparment of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry, August 2005, NA-TP-02-05

Publication Series: Other

Description: Whether we leave them alone or use them wisely, the forests of northeastern North America are renewable. Trees regenerate naturally, grow and develop to large sizes, and eventually die. They provide critical habitats for plants and animals, clear water and air, recreational opportunities, and an array of other benefits to the people who live in and visit the region.

Keywords: NA-TP-02-05, diameter-limit cutting, tree diameter, silviculture, sustainability, large trees, habitats animals, habitats plants, clear water, recreational opportunities, stands, aged stands

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Kenefic, Laura S.; Nyland, Ralph D. 2005. Diameter-limit cutting and silviculture in northeastern forests: a primer for landowners, practitioners,and policymakers. NA-TP-02-05


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