Northern Research Station

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October Feature - TIMBER!!!

From basic shelter to high-end finishing and furniture, wood is ingrained in our lives. Northern Research Station science includes research supporting a sustainable future for timber as well as the forest products industry.

This month, we present a scientist who asked millenials what they know about forest products; research aimed at improving growing conditions for black walnut; and a partnership that addresses land managers’ questions about prescribed fire and timber quality.  

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Reading the Foodscape: Advances in White-Tailed Deer Habitat Management

White-tailed deer have an interesting and complicated recent history. While widespread hunting nearly a century ago drastically reduced the species' population, conservation programs and regulated hunting have caused overall populations to rebound significantly.


Our new podcast brings you stories, interviews, and special in-depth anthologies of the science that's examining and explaining how forests affect our lives, and how we affect our forests.

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