Thinning Minnesota conifer stands

Thinnings, or intermediate treatments, can improve the health, safety, and productivity of conifer plantations and natural stands.  In our new video, Minnesota DNR forester Art Widerstrom and discusses and how to plan your thinning, where to find help, and how to get it done.
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Be sure to leave your comments below.  If you like this video, you may also be interested in a recent video by Dovetail Partners from a 2009 field tour on intermediate treatments in Aitkin County, MN.

Eli 's work addresses Minnesota forest ecology & management. He's based in St Paul.

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5 Comments

  1. I can’t open the video in the form that it’s in. Is there any where else I can view it? I’d really like the info. as we have 2 acres of red pine that likely need thinning. Help!
    Thank you!
    -Jenny