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Timber resources of Michigan"s northern lower peninsula, 1980

Pamela J. Jakes

Timber resources of Michigan"s northern lower peninsula, 1980

by Pamela J. Jakes

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan,
  • Lower Peninsula,
  • Michigan.
    • Subjects:
    • Forests and forestry -- Michigan -- Lower Peninsula -- Statistics.,
    • Timber -- Michigan -- Lower Peninsula -- Statistics.,
    • Timber -- Michigan.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPamela J. Jakes.
      SeriesResource bulletin NC ;, 62
      ContributionsNorth Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD144.M5 J34 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. ;
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2817315M
      LC Control Number83602179

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        In the s, Eastern states were beginning to exhaust their timber resources, and information about Michigan pine began to spread. Lumbermen began flocking to the Great Lakes State. According to George S. May’s revised edition of Willis Dunbar’s Michigan: A History of the Wolverine State, Michigan’s lumber boom peaked around Home Located in the heart of northern Michigan forests, Maple Ridge Hardwoods mills lumber from the most beautiful hardwoods in the world. Our forests are close at hand, but through our distributors, we supply customers internationally with the highest quality, custom .


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Timber resources of Michigan"s northern lower peninsula, 1980 by Pamela J. Jakes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Timber resources of Michigan's northern lower peninsula, [Pamela J Jakes; North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)]. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan – also known as Upper Michigan or colloquially the U.P.

– is the northern and more elevated of the two major landmasses that make up the U.S. state of Michigan, the other being the Lower is bounded primarily by Lake Superior to the north, separated from the Canadian province of Ontario at the east end by the St. Marys River, and flanked by Lake Area: 16, sq mi (42, km²).

The Lower Peninsula of Michigan – also known as Lower Michigan – is the southern and less elevated of the two major landmasses that make up the U.S. state of Michigan, the other being the Upper is surrounded by water on all sides except its southern border, which it shares with Indiana and gh the Upper Peninsula is commonly referred to as "the U.P.", it is uncommon Area: 40, sq mi (, km²).

It thoroughly covers the pine era, hardwood era, and the pulpwood era. It also goes into detail about many of the most important men behind the lumber companies, both large and small. If you are at all interested in the history of logging, or have an interest in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, this book is an excellent by: This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigationPages: We are your local forester, logger, trucker, sawyer, and seller of Northern Michigans highest quality forestry products. We offer FREE ESTIMATES () By most of the pine in the Lower Peninsula was gone.

Pine logging in the Upper Peninsula began to assume importance in the 's and the virgin stands lasted until about The peak of Michigan’s great timber harvest was reached in when mills.

Other articles where Lower Peninsula is discussed: Michigan: and Michigan, and the mitten-shaped Lower Peninsula reaches northward from Indiana and Ohio. Indeed, for most Michigan residents, an upturned right hand serves as a ready-made map for roughly locating towns, routes, regions, parks, or any other feature of the Lower Peninsula.

The two landmasses have been connected since The northern Lower Peninsula ecoregion is located in the northern half of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. The ecoregion is million acres in extent, of which approximately two.

Pine logging in the Upper Peninsula began to assume greater importance in the s, and the virgin stands lasted until about The peak of Michigan’s great timber harvest was reached in when mills cut a total of billion board feet of lumber, mostly pine.

Northern Michigan, also known as Northern Lower Michigan or Upper Michigan (known colloquially to residents of more southerly parts of the state and summer residents from cities such as Detroit as "up north"), is a region of the U.S.

state of Michigan.A popular tourist destination, it is home to several small- to medium-sized cities, extensive state and national forests, lakes and rivers, and Time zone: Eastern: UTC −5/−4. The Upper Peninsula accounts for only 29 percent of Michigan’s area but has 45 percent of the forests (Fig.

The southern Lower Peninsula is the largest region with million acres but only accounts for 18 percent of forests in Michigan. The northern Lower Peninsula accounts for 37 percent of Author: Scott A.

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Charley MacIntosh, Kretz Lumber Company Forester, talks with three members of the Fraley Brother’s Logging crew about their experiences logging in Marquette County in.

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This peninsula projects out into Lake Huron and the Saginaw Bay. The geography of the Thumb is mainly flat with a few rolling hills. Other peninsulas of Michigan include the Keweenaw Peninsula, making up the Copper Country region of the state. The Leelanau Peninsula lies in the Northern Lower Michigan region.

See Also Michigan Regions. Great Lakes.your local foresters, loggers, truckers, sawmill, and sellers of northern michigans highest quality forestry products SPEAK TO A LOCAL FORESTER TODAY AND RECEIVE TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR STANDING TIMBER @ Michigan led the nation in lumber production in the s and s, and by the early s, over million of Michigan pine trees worth more than all the gold mined in California had been felled in the Lower Peninsula.

Most of that value was in white pine, and when the forest was depleted, timber companies moved to the UP.