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Forest Management 101

This section contains basic information about forest management. It is separated into the six sections: management objectives, socio-economics, ecology, forest health, silviculture, and best management practices. These sections contain information germane to all of the specific tree species guides.

If you have a basic knowledge of forestry, you can skip these sections and proceed to the Specific Tree Species Guides. However, the tree species specific guides also contain links back to this basic forest management information if needed.

 

 
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North Central Region Forest Management Guide: A cooperative project of the USDA Forest Service and University of Minnesota.
USDA Forest Service - Northern Research Station
Last Modified:  05/25/2006