A Permanent Plot System Designed for Making Natural Resources Management Decisions in a Rapidly Urbanizing County


A permanent plot system based on a 1000 ft. (305 m) state plane grid network was initiated in 1988 within the Montgomery County, Maryland park system. Plots were located at grid intersections within large contiguous forested tracts in response to a need to implement gypsy moth (Lvmantria dispar) Integrated Pest Management monitoring activities, and designed… (More)


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