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By LESLIE HORNER
Forest Stewardship Program Associate 

Finding Creative Uses For Low-Value Wood

 


Woodland stands need periodic tending, or “intermediate treatments,” to foster and maintain their health, function, productivity, and benefits to wildlife.

These treatments are conducted in immature stands and focus on adjusting stand structure (vertical and horizontal space), species composition, and the relative density of trees in the stand. These adjustments improve the growth, quality, vigor, and species composition of the remaining trees within a stand.

In Pennsylvania’s and many other northeastern U.S. forests there are many opportunities – if not an outright need – to imp...



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