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Evaluation of Tree Retention Guidelines Pertaining to Wildlife

Forest and Land

Project Contacts

Project Goals

    1. Quantify wildlife communities of birds, mammals, and herptiles, in relation to tree retention configuration following harvest; and
    2. Improve ecological benefits of Minnesota’s Forest Management Guidelines.

Current Research Activities

Winter 2017-2018: We have completed the first year of wildlife sampling.

Project Team


This research project is funded by Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources through June 30, 2019.