Looking for promising silvicultural treatments to regenerate boreal forests

Experimental silvicultural treatments

Clearcutting is the dominant harvesting method in boreal forests of North America and Scandinavia, but today there is a growing interest in silvicultural alternatives that offer a more sustainable forest management. A new study of black spruce regeneration under different experimental harvest treatments suggests that shelterwood is an efficient option to regenerate Canadian forests. Harvesting … Read more