Wabikon

Wabikon

 

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Thu, 11/12/2009 - 01:55 - The Wabikon Forest Dynamics Plot (Latitude 45.5546, Longitude -88.7945) is located in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest of northeastern Wisconsin, approximately 6 km east of the town of Crandon. The site is part of a 447 ha State Natural Area designated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Forest Service in 2007.   Credit: Google Earth ©Wabikon
Thu, 11/12/2009 - 01:55 - The rectangular plot (840 m x 300 m) lies near the border of extensive upland northern hardwoods to the west and lowland conifers to the east near Wabikon Lake. The average elevation at the plot is approximately 510 m.  Credit: Google Earth ©Wabikon
Sat, 10/17/2009 - 13:34 - Doug Cox, Menominee Tribal Biologist and field crew member, 2009. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 11:27 - Dense understory is present in eastern part of site, especially in the area of the 1985(?) clearcut. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 11:27 - Upland conifers (eastern hemlock and white pine) have been mostly removed from the canopy through selective logging during the 1900s. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 11:16 - Corner marker for 20 m x 20 m grid.  Orange cap covers 0.6 m iron bar in ground.  Temporary wooden stakes mark corners during 2008-09 census. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 11:09 - Field crew, Fall 2009. Greg Sheier, Kymi Draeger, Sean McMahon, Adam Snippen, Mike Stiefvater. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 10:51 - Fall colors during September 2009. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 10:43 - Lighter aluminum tags for secondary stems. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 10:42 - String-attached tag for small stems. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 10:41 - Tree ID tag, placed 0.3 m above ground. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 10:38 - Mesic northern hardwoods occupy most of the plot, dominated by sugar maple (Acer saccharum), basswood (Tilia americana), white ash (Fraxinus americana), and ironwood/eastern hop hornbeam (Ostrya virginiana).  Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 10:33 - Geoffrey Parker (PI, SERC Forest Dynamics Plot, Maryland) using ground LIDAR. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 10:31 - Shade tolerant trees, especially sugar maple (Acer saccharum), basswood (Tilia americana), dominate the canopy. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 10:19 - Adam Snippen, mycologist (student research project). Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Fri, 09/18/2009 - 10:18 - Geoffrey Parker (PI, SERC Forest Dynamics Plot, Maryland) using ground LIDAR, September 2009. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Thu, 09/17/2009 - 11:02 - Sean McMahon, CTFS postdoctoral researcher based at SERC, Maryland. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Wed, 08/12/2009 - 07:06 - Summer field crew 2009.  Gareth Johnson, Aaron Groves, Maureen Armstrong, Ahley Fehrenbach, and Josh Martinez.  Credit: Gary Fewless ©Wabikon
Sat, 05/23/2009 - 11:50 - Spring wildflowers, Trillium grandiflorum, Uvularia sp., and others. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Tue, 05/12/2009 - 14:15 - Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis). Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Tue, 05/12/2009 - 13:51 - Highest plant species diversity occurs in the understory herbs, most of which flower before trees acquire their fully-formed leaves in late May.  Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf   ©Wabikon
Sun, 02/08/2009 - 15:53 - Winter mammal tracking crew, February 2009.  Aaron Groves, Kathryn Corio, Richard Novy, Maureen Armstrong, Josh Martinez, Amy Wolf, Jennifer Goyette, Andrew McKenna-Foster, Jesse Tegen, Gareth Johnson, Anna Woerpel, and Kari Petrashek. Credit: Bob Howe ©Wabikon
Sun, 02/08/2009 - 15:52 - Winter mammal survey crew members Linda Filo and ornithologist Jennifer Goyette. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon
Sun, 02/08/2009 - 13:25 - Climate at the Wabikon Plot is highly seasonal.  Mean July high temperature is 24.8 °C, while mean January low is -16.4 °C.  Total annual precipitation averages approximately 78.0 cm.  Average annual snowfall is 178 cm. Credit: Bob Howe & Amy Wolf ©Wabikon

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