The first statewide forest survey in 1935 has been restored and compared with forest conditions of today. Findings show the evolution of forest survey focus and methodology and dramatic changes in forest conditions from a young forest arising from widespread disturbance to an older forest today. These changes have important implications for timber supply, wildlife habitat, human use and forest health conditions including wildfire.
Date: Tuesday December 13, 2016 from noon-1pm
Speaker: Alan Ek, UMN – Forest Resources