FINAL Forest Plan
- Superior National
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This document has been separated into sections for quick
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1 - Introduction
Discusses the general purpose of the Forest
Plan, the Forest Plan revision process, the relationship
of the Plan to the other documents, and direction for implementing
the Plan. This includes definitions of desired conditions,
objectives, standards, and guidelines.
Forest-wide Management Direction, Figure
management direction for the Forest as a whole. This chapter
is organized by resource. It then lists objectives for landscape
ecosystems for forest type, age-class distribution, patch
size, and within stand diversity.
3 - Management
Area Direction ,
BWCAW Direction, Figure
management direction for specific Management Areas. This
chapter provides desired conditions, objectives, standards,
4 - Monitoring and Evaluation
Presents a plan for monitoring and evaluating the effects
of management practices.
A - Summary of the Analysis of the Management Situation
ecological, social, and economic conditions on the Forest.
B - Minnesota National Forest ROS Mapping Criteria
the characterizations of each Recreation Opportunity Spectrum
C - Management Indicator Habitat
the age group and forest types that make up management indicator
D - Proposed and Probable Practices, Goods Produced,
and Other Information
an estimate of the goods and services provided, the proposed
and probable management practices expected, and other information
including land classification.
E - Canda Lynx
additional information on Canada Lynx management
definitions of key terms.