6: Managing Important Forest Types

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  • Content
    Learn more about important forest types in the Great Lake states (MI, MN, WI) including their associated tree species, products and uses, site conditions, regeneration requirements, intermediate treatments, pests and diseases. You can read the chapter online or download it as a PDF file.

  • Activity
    This chapter describes many of the forest types that occur throughout the Lake States and how to manage them. A forest type is an aggregation of tree species that naturally occur together. Descriptions for each forest type include common tree species in that type, geographic range where it occurs, products and uses, site conditions where it grows best or worst, regeneration strategies, intermediate stand treatments, pests and diseases.

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