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Silvicultural Systems Guidebook Table of Contents]

Choosing a silvicultural system:
overview of the assessment process

General objective


The silvicultural system assessment process:
detailed considerations

Review higher-level plans and determine stand-level resource objectives

STEP 1

Review of higher-level plans

Consultation with appropriate agencies

Setting stand-level resource objectives

Determine general stand structural goals

STEP 2

Stratify the proposed area and collect site-specific
field information

STEP 3

Stratification of site characteristics

Collection of site-specific information

Review and refine stand structural goals

STEP 4

Compare silvicultural system options

STEP 5

Finalize the choice of proposed silvicultural system

STEP 6


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