The key ingredient to improving forest health and wildlife habitat is a sound forest management plan. The basic elements of a good plan are...
Northern Timberlands provides this type of comprehensive planning to the forest landowner at no charge.
Forest management practices are key to creating And managing wildlife habitats and populations. These practices can produce the diversity of vegetation and forest cover types required by a variety of species (deer, turkey. grouse, etc). Typical management strategies employed may be to:
Size, timing and shape of timber harvesting units can be critical to maintaining select or diverse wildlife species. Because of the ability to manipulate forest succession with various silvicultural techniques, timber harvesting is an essential component in managing many types of wildlife, especially game species.
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