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Guide to wildlife tree management in New England northern hardwoods

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Tubbs, Carl H.; DeGraaf, Richard M.; Yamasaki, Mariko; Healy, William M.

Year Published

1987

Publication

Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-118. Broomall, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 30 p.

Abstract

Presents information on the culture and management of trees that have value as components of wildlife habitat in the northern hardwood and associated types in New England. Background information is provided for choosing the most suitable trees for wildlife habitats and for estimat ing the impact of timber production. Suggestions are made for choosing the numbers of trees for a variety of common situations and for cultural procedures to enhance the value of trees as wildlife habitat. Hard and soft mast production is discussed, and guides for culture and management of mast are presented. Simplified habitat objectives and a key are provided for choosing and culturing wildlife trees in common forestry situations.

Citation

Tubbs, Carl H.; DeGraaf, Richard M.; Yamasaki, Mariko; Healy, William M. 1987. Guide to wildlife tree management in New England northern hardwoods. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-118. Broomall, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 30 p. https://doi.org/10.2737/NE-GTR-118.

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