Forest
  • Only 66 percent of trees are considered healthy at the highest elevation, compared to 100 percent at 1400 feet on Mt. Mansfield
  • A 1998 ice storm attributed to a 9 percent mortality of overstory trees at 3000 feet on Mt. Mansfield
  • The most common form of tree damage is decay
PAST PARTICIPANT(S)
PROJECT DESCRIPTION

(1991-06-01 - Current) Annual remeasurements of forest plots to determine the condition, trends and relationship to stressors using the same plot design as in the National Forest Health Monitoring Program (NFHM).

Tree damage from the 1998 ice storm.

Tree damage from the 1998 ice storm.

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