Forest Management & Productivity

Principal Investigator: Robert Seymour
Project Award Year: 2015
Ruth Yanai: A Decision-Support System for Management of Sugar Maple Defoliated by Forest Tent Caterpillar
David Patrick: A New Way to Assess Biodiversity, Forest Condition, and Effects of Tree Harvest
Principal Investigator: David Patrick
Project Award Year: 2009
Colin Beier: A Toolkit to Visualize How Forest Ecological Services Fare in Response to Timber Harvesting
Principal Investigator: Colin Beier
Project Award Year: 2011
Bevilacqua & Pandit: Aboveground Forest Biomass Change in Northeastern U.S.
Principal Investigator: Eddie Bevilacqua
Project Award Year: 2013
Andrew Ouimette: Improved Model to Predict Changes in Northern Forest Ecosystems
Principal Investigator: Andrew Ouimette
Project Award Year: 2012
Robert Seymour & David Sherwood: Assessing Maine’s Certified Sustainable Timber Harvest
Principal Investigator: Robert Seymour
Project Award Year: 2013
Gregory McGee: Balancing Preservation of Forest Habitat Structure with Sustainable Production of Forest Products
Eddie Bevilacqua: Balancing Sustainable Wood Production and Carbon Sequestration in Northern Hardwood Forests
Principal Investigator: Eddie Bevilacqua
Project Award Year: 2008
John Stella: Beaver Impacts on Adirondack Forest and Bird Communities
Principal Investigator: John Stella
Project Award Year: 2012
Rakesh Minocha: Biochemical Responses of Northern Forest Trees to Thinning Treatments
Principal Investigator: Rakesh Minocha
Project Award Year: 2007
William Keeton: Bioenergy Fuel Harvesting Impacts on Forest Habitat and Carbon Emissions
Principal Investigator: William Keeton
Project Award Year: 2009
Andrew Friedland: Carbon Impacts of Switching from Oil to Wood Fuel across the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Andrew Friedland
Project Award Year: 2008
Colin Beier & Daniel Bishop: Climate Change, Acid Rain, and Insect Defoliation Interact to Decrease Sugar Maple Growth
Principal Investigator: Colin Beier
Project Award Year: 2013
Michael Day: Commercial Thinning Can Reduce Spruce-Fir Recovery from Budworm Defoliation
Principal Investigator: MIchael Day
Project Award Year: 2013
Matthew Olson: Commercial Thinning Increases Regeneration in Spruce-Fir Forests of the Northeast
Principal Investigator: Matthew Olson
Project Award Year: 2010
Michael Day: Comparing Growth Response of Red Spruce and Balsam Fir Seedlings
Principal Investigator: Michael Day
Project Award Year: 2006
David Hollinger: Consequences of Forest Management Practices on Climate Change
Principal Investigator: David Hollinger
Project Award Year: 2007
René  Germain: Costs of Best Management Practices for Loggers on Family Forests in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: René Germain
Project Award Year: 2013
Paul Sendak: Current Use Taxation of Forest Land: Measures of Success
Principal Investigator: Paul Sendak
Project Award Year: 2002
William Keeton: Demonstration of Sustainable Forest Management Alternatives
Principal Investigator: William Keeton
Project Award Year: 2004
John Hagan: Developing Management Guidelines to Conserve Old Forests
Principal Investigator: John Hagan
Project Award Year: 2005
Michael Greenwood: Developing Methods for Testing Weevil-Resistance in White Pine
Principal Investigator: Michael Greenwood
Project Award Year: 2007
Mark Lorenzo: Different Is Good: Differentiating Wood Products Benefits Local Economy
Principal Investigator: Mark Lorenzo
Project Award Year: 2003
David Capen: Do Conservation Easements Promote Sustainable Management of the Northern Forest?
Principal Investigator: David Capen
Project Award Year: 2003
David Capen: Ecological Reserves and a Sustainable Forest Economy Can Work Together in the Northern Forest
Daniel Harrison: Effectiveness of Zoning to Protect Deer Wintering Areas
Principal Investigator: Daniel Harrison
Project Award Year: 2008
Therese Donovan: Effects of Biomass Energy Production on Northern Forest Sustainability and Wildlife
Principal Investigator: Therese Donovan
Project Award Year: 2012
Ben Rice: Effects of Partial Harvesting in Maine’s Working Forests
Principal Investigator: Ben Rice
Project Award Year: 2010
Steven Sader: Effects of Partial Harvesting on Forests Owned by Stable and Changing Landowners in Maine
Principal Investigator: Steven Sader
Project Award Year: 2007
Joseph Orefice: Emerging Use of Silvopastures in the Northeastern U.S. for Forage and Livestock Production
Principal Investigator: Joseph Orefice
Project Award Year: 2014
Coeli Hoover: Estimates of Carbon Stocks in Old Growth Northern Forests
Principal Investigator: Coeli Hoover
Project Award Year: 2006
Clifford Kraft: Estimating Wood Volume in Northern Forest Streams
Principal Investigator: Clifford Kraft
Project Award Year: 2006
Steven Wolf: Evaluating Creation of a Working Forest and Preserve
Principal Investigator: Steven Wolf
Project Award Year: 2008
William Keeton: Evaluating Supply and Demand of Northern Forest Branded Carbon Credits
Principal Investigator: William Keeton
Project Award Year: 2010
Jeffrey Benjamin & Patrick Hiesl: Evaluating Use of a Harvester and a Feller-Buncher in 40-Year-Old Forest Stands in Maine
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Benjamin
Project Award Year: 2013
Mark Ducey: Evaluation of Northern Hardwood Forest Structure Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning
Principal Investigator: Mark Ducey
Project Award Year: 2008
Matthew Olson: Examining Patterns of Tree Regeneration in the Acadian Forest of East-Central Maine
Principal Investigator: Matthew Olson
Project Award Year: 2006
Anthony D'Amato: Factors Affecting Sugar Maple Regeneration Across the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Anthony D'Amato
Project Award Year: 2015
Aaron Weiskittel: Fine-tuning Predictions of Forest Tree Growth Response to Thinning and Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Aaron Weiskittel
Project Award Year: 2008
Ralph Nyland: Forecasting Effects of Uneven-Aged Silviculture on Wildlife Habitat and Sawtimber Production
Principal Investigator: Ralph Nyland
Project Award Year: 2004
Deane Wang: Forest Certification: Its Role in Sustainable Forestry in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Deane Wang
Project Award Year: 2003
William Keeton: Forest Disturbance Patterns Mapped Across the Northern Forest 2000-2016
Principal Investigator: William Keeton
Project Award Year: 2016
William Keeton: Forest Ecosystem Management Demonstration Project: Carbon and Methane Responses One Decade Later
Principal Investigator: William Keeton
Project Award Year: 2013
Jason Johnston: Forest Habitat Type Affects Abundance of Invertebrate Food for Birds
Principal Investigator: Jason Johnston
Project Award Year: 2009
Erin Simons-Legaard: Future Distribution and Productivity of Spruce-Fir Under Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Erin Simons-Legaard
Project Award Year: 2013
Robert Seymour: Growth, Lumber Yields, and Financial Maturity of Isolated Eastern White Pine Crop Trees
Principal Investigator: Robert Seymour
Project Award Year: 2007
Nicholas Gotelli & Allyson Degrassi: Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Hemlock Forests Affects Small Mammal Communities
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Gotelli
Project Award Year: 2013
Rene Germain, Sarah Ficken: High Site Quality and Pruning Improve White Pine Lumber Yield and Quality
Principal Investigator: René Germain
Project Award Year: 2013
Aaron Weiskittel and Laura Kenefic: Historic Studies Generate New Findings about Northern Conifer Growth and Yield
Principal Investigator: Aaron Weiskittel
Project Award Year: 2009
Heidi Asbjornsen: How Forest Evapotranspiration May Be Affected by Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Heidi Asbjornsen
Project Award Year: 2012
Aaron Weiskittel: How Forest Management Treatments Affect Carbon Storage in a Northern Conifer Forest
Principal Investigator: Aaron Weiskittel
Project Award Year: 2011
Erin Simons-Legaard: Hundred Year Predicted Benefits of Including Clearcutting in Management of Maine's Forests
Principal Investigator: Erin Simons-Legaard
Project Award Year: 2010
Ronald Zalesny: Identification of Eastern White Pine Seed Sources Better Adapted to Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Ronald Zalesny
Project Award Year: 2010
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Pontius
Project Award Year: 2014
Lindsey Rustad: Changing Climate, Changing Forests: Impacts of Climate Change on Forests of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada
Principal Investigator: Lindsey Rustad
Project Award Year: 2005
Spencer Meyer: Impacts of Future Development on Forest Management and Wood Supply in Maine
Principal Investigator: Spencer Meyer
Project Award Year: 2012
Kasey Legaard: Impacts of Spruce Budworm and Forest Management on Future Wood Supply
Principal Investigator: Kasey Legaard
Project Award Year: 2010
Jon Erickson: Impacts of Windstorm and Salvage Harvest on Regeneration and Biodiversity in the Northern Forest
René Germain - The Impact of Wood Procurement Pressure on Sustained Yield Management on Private Non-Industrial Forestland in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: René Germain
Project Award Year: 2009
Principal Investigator: Shannon Farrell
Project Award Year: 2016
Andrew Ouimette: Importance of Mycorrhizal Fungi in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Andrew Ouimette
Project Award Year: 2012
William Keeton: Improving Carbon Storage in Managed Northern Hardwood-Conifer Forests
Principal Investigator: William Keeton
Project Award Year: 2006
Jennifer Pontius: Improving Estimates of Carbon Storage in Northeastern Forests
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Pontius
Project Award Year: 2015
Mark Ducey: Improving Guidelines for Spruce-Fir Management
Principal Investigator: Mark Ducey
Project Award Year: 2006
Jennifer Jenkins: Improving Methods to Measure Forest Productivity in the Northeast
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Jenkins
Project Award Year: 2003
Jeremy Wilson: Improving Predictions of Forest Response to Thinning Treatments
Principal Investigator: Jeremy Wilson
Project Award Year: 2012
Principal Investigator: Mohammad Bataineh
Project Award Year: 2014
Robert Seymour: Influence of Age on Productivity and Carbon Sequestration of Eastern White Pine
Principal Investigator: Robert Seymour
Project Award Year: 2011
Stacy McNulty: Influence of American Beech Thickets on Biodiversity in Northern Hardwood Forests
Principal Investigator: Stacy McNulty
Project Award Year: 2009
Emma Rosi-Marshall: Influence of Forest Structure on Stream Ecosystems across the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Emma Rosi-Marshall
Project Award Year: 2010
Winsor Lowe: Influence of Forest Succession on Insect Biodiversity and Brook Trout Diets
Principal Investigator: Winsor Lowe
Project Award Year: 2008
Justin Waskiewicz: Influence of Neighboring Trees on Growth and Yield in Red Oak – White Pine Stands
Principal Investigator: Justin Waskiewicz
Project Award Year: 2007
Aaron Weiskittel: : Influence of Spatial Structure on Forest Growth and Stand Dynamics
Principal Investigator: Aaron Weiskittel
Project Award Year: 2013
Principal Investigator: Aaron Weiskittel
Project Award Year: 2014
David Kittredge: Internet Site Brings Together Non-industrial Private Forest Owners
Principal Investigator: David Kittredge
Project Award Year: 2003
David Capen: Inventory of Town Forests in Vermont
Principal Investigator: David Capen
Project Award Year: 2007
Robert Malmsheimer: Inventory of U.S. Federal and State Forest Biomass Electricity and Heat Policies
Principal Investigator: Robert Malmsheimer
Project Award Year: 2012
Michael Day: Investigating Genes Associated with Age-Related Productivity in Red Spruce
Principal Investigator: Michael Day
Project Award Year: 2009
Stacy McNulty & Amanda Pachomski: Investigating Wetland Foraging Sites of the Rusty Blackbird, a Declining Species
Principal Investigator: Stacy McNulty
Project Award Year: 2013
Coeli Hoover: LiDAR Data Describe Northern Forest Structure and Habitat But Not Biomass
Principal Investigator: Coeli Hoover
Project Award Year: 2012
Robert Seymour: Low-Density Crop-Tree vs. Conventional Management of Eastern White Pine
Principal Investigator: Robert Seymour
Project Award Year: 2006
Karim-Aly S. Kassam: Management Guidelines for Culturally Important Plant Species of the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Karim-Aly S. Kassam
Project Award Year: 2009
Charles Canham: Managing for Diversity in Tree Species and Canopy Structure Produces Higher Sustained Yield
Principal Investigator: Charles Canham
Project Award Year: 2006
Eric Miller: Mapping Forest Sensitivity to Sulfur and Nitrogen Deposition in Northeastern North America
Principal Investigator: Eric Miller
Project Award Year: 2001
Nathan Torbick: Measuring Disturbance to Forests with New Remote Sensing Technologies
Principal Investigator: Nathan Torbick
Project Award Year: 2010
Donald Ross: Monitoring Changes in Soil Carbon and Mercury in Managed Northern Forests
Principal Investigator: Donald Ross
Project Award Year: 2007
Steven Sader: Monitoring Forest Sustainability across Large Landscapes
Principal Investigator: Steven Sader
Project Award Year: 2006
Martin Dovciak: Montane Tree Species Distributions Not Yet Shifting Upslope in Response to Changes in Climate
Principal Investigator: Martin Dovciak
Project Award Year: 2011
Bruce Parker: More Tree Species Diversity  in Sugarbushes Reduces  Maple Pest Levels
Principal Investigator: Bruce Parker
Project Award Year: 2008
John Castello & Jonathan Cale: Multiple Stressors Play Role in Beech Bark Disease
Principal Investigator: John Castello
Project Award Year: 2013
Melissa Fierke: Parasitic Wasps Show Tentative Promise as Biological Control for Emerald Ash Borer
Principal Investigator: Melissa Fierke
Project Award Year: 2013
Principal Investigator: Christian Kuehne
Project Award Year: 2015
Mohammad Bataineh: Partial Timber Harvesting Alone Not Enough to Change Regenerating Tree Species
Principal Investigator: Mohammad Bataineh
Project Award Year: 2012
Donald Ross: Phosphorus Contributions from Forested Watersheds in Vermont
Principal Investigator: Donald Ross
Project Award Year: 2015
Allan Strong & Christine Peterson: Powerline Rights-of-Way Provide Habitat for Declining Bird Species
Principal Investigator: Allan Strong
Project Award Year: 2013
Donald Chandler & Morgan Dube: Predatory Wasp Used for Detecting Emerald Ash Borer
Principal Investigator: Donald Chandler
Project Award Year: 2013
Ralph Nyland: Predicting Effects of Even-aged Forest Management on Timber and Carbon
Principal Investigator: Ralph Nyland
Project Award Year: 2011
Principal Investigator: Brian Sturtevant
Project Award Year: 2015
Robert Seymour: Predicting Stand Development and Structure in Multi-Aged Northern Conifer Forests
Principal Investigator: Robert Seymour
Project Award Year: 2005
Paul Karczmarczyk: Public Attitudes toward Forest Management in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Paul Karczmarczyk
Project Award Year: 2004
Robert Seymour: Recommendations for Using Shelterwood Silviculture to Regenerate Eastern White Pine
Principal Investigator: Robert Seymour
Project Award Year: 2010
William Keeton: Recovering Second Growth Northeastern Forests Achieve High Level of Carbon Storage
Principal Investigator: William Keeton
Project Award Year: 2011
Joshua Farley: Redefining a "Productive" Forest Based on Ecological, Social, and Economic Uses
Principal Investigator: Joshua Farley
Project Award Year: 2003
Laura Kenefic: Relationships between Nonnative Invasive Plant Distribution and Land Use History
Principal Investigator: Laura Kenefic
Project Award Year: 2005
Gregory Lawrence: Repeated Forest Soil Sampling Helps to Monitor Changes in Soil Chemistry
Principal Investigator: Gregory Lawrence
Project Award Year: 2008
Principal Investigator: Gary Lovett
Project Award Year: 2016
John Gunn: Role of Older Forests in Atmospheric Carbon Reduction
Principal Investigator: John Gunn
Project Award Year: 2009
Alexandra Rodriguez: Role of Tree Species and Nitrogen Deposition in Stabilizing Forest Soil Carbon
Principal Investigator: Gary Lovett
Project Award Year: 2011
Andrew Nelson: Silvicultural and Tree Species Effects on Leaf Light Capture and Carbon Production
Principal Investigator: Andrew Nelson
Project Award Year: 2010
Ruth Yanai & Adam Wild: Soil Nutrients Affect the Sweetness of Maple Sap
Principal Investigator: Ruth Yanai
Project Award Year: 2013
Ivan Fernandez: Soil-Site Influences on Northern White-Cedar Stem Quality and Growth
Principal Investigator: Ivan Fernandez
Project Award Year: 2006
Shelly Rayback: Surprising Growth Resurgence of Red Spruce in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Shelly Rayback
Project Award Year: 2013
Therese Donovan: Sustainable Management of Northern Forests for Timber, Carbon, and Biodiversity
Principal Investigator: Therese Donovan
Project Award Year: 2006
Principal Investigator: Laura Kenefic
Project Award Year: 2016
Abby van den Berg: Sustainable Tapping Guidelines for Birch Syrup Production in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Abby van den Berg
Project Award Year: 2014
Abby van den Berg: Sustainable Tapping Guidelines for Modern Maple Syrup Production
Principal Investigator: Abby van den Berg
Project Award Year: 2010
David Newman: Taxation and Sustainable Forest Management in the Four Northern Forest States
Principal Investigator: David Newman
Project Award Year: 2009
Kimberly Babbitt: Terrestrial Buffer Requirements for Amphibians Inhabiting Vernal Pools in Forested Landscapes
Principal Investigator: Kimberly Babbitt
Project Award Year: 2005
Gary Hawley: Testing Cold Hardiness of American Chestnut for Restoration in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Gary Hawley
Project Award Year: 2008
Michael Saunders: Timber Productivity of Natural Disturbance-Based Forest Management
Principal Investigator: Michael Saunders
Project Award Year: 2007
David Brynn: Town Forest Health Check: A Forest Steward's Guide to Forest Health Assessment
Principal Investigator: David Brynn
Project Award Year: 2006
Principal Investigator: Jamey Fidel
Project Award Year: 2015
Ted Howard: U.S. and Canadian Conference Provides Exchange of Forest Science
Principal Investigator: Theodore Howard
Project Award Year: 2012
Robert Malmsheimer: Understanding Public Comment and Appeal of National Forest Projects
Principal Investigator: Robert Malmsheimer
Project Award Year: 2004
Robert Seymour: Unmanaged Forest Reserves as Benchmarks to Refine Disturbance-based Ecological Forest Management
Principal Investigator: Robert Seymour
Project Award Year: 2009
Steven Sader: Using Satellite Imagery to Map Forest Vulnerability to Spruce Budworm Outbreaks
Principal Investigator: Steven Sader
Project Award Year: 2009
Jon Erickson: Watershed Decision-Making Process Balances Community and Forest Landowner Values
Principal Investigator: Jon Erickson
Project Award Year: 2003
Andrew Richardson: Webcams Monitor Changing Climate Effects on Leaf Phenology and Forest Productivity
Principal Investigator: Andrew Richardson
Project Award Year: 2009
Jennifer Hushaw: Wood Resource Availability in the Northeastern United States
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Hushaw
Project Award Year: 2013
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