5: Woodland Improvement Practices

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  • Content
    Learn about ways you can continually improve your woodland, such as removing undesirable species and poor quality trees, increasing tree growth rates, improving wood quality, and protecting trees from pests. You can make these improvements with small steps in short time blocks. You can read the chapter online or download it as a PDF file.
  • Activity
    This activity focuses on ways to improve existing stands of trees to meet your objectives for woodland health, timber production, wildlife habitat, and visual quality. There are many small steps you can take using simple, inexpensive equipment that will improve seedling survival, tree species composition, stand density, tree quality, and tree growth rate.
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    Ready to learn more? Get additional information with links and resources