Northern White Cedar: Linking FIA and PLS using ECS

Eric Zenner, John Almendinger

Where on the landscape are your best opportunities for tree species habitat restoration?  This project linked historic PLS and modern FIA records using the land type association (LTA) level of an ECS to identify areas of potential for active management to restore northern white cedar to the Minnesota landscape.


Zenner, E.K. and J. Almendinger.  2012.  Identifying Restoration Opportunities for Northern White-Cedar by Contrasting Historical and Modern Inventories in an Ecological Classification System Context.  Ecological Restoration 30:169-179.