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Evaluation of Tree Retention Guidelines Pertaining to Wildlife

Forest & 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.