Chequamegon-Nicolet N.F. Natural Resources Hardwood Biomass Research Project
Hardwood Biomass Research Project Proposal
Description of the project: The Institute for Applied Ecosystem
Studies of the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station in cooperation
with the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, US Geological Survey and
the University of Wisconsin-Madison has prepared an Environmental Assessment
for Biomass Harvesting Research on the Lakewood-Laona Ranger District.
District Ranger Jeff Seefeldt signed the Decision Notice for the project
on November 5, 2008. The research project is designed to investigate the
impact of removing slash for bioenergy purposes on nutrient availability
and above and below ground community assemblages on rich soils under regenerating
northern hardwood stands.
Project Area Legal Description: T35N, R15E, Sections 28,32,33; T34N, R15E, Sections 3, 4, 5.
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