"(1) To determine the results on ground cover vegetation of various combinations of cultural and site treatments; (2) to compare the variation in response of round cover plants in the two contrasting forest types; (3) to observe the effects of the combined treatments on tree and shrub reproduction; and, (4) to lay the groundwork for future larger scale studies which might utilize burning and/or scarification as site treatment techniques“
Wildlife Habitat Improvement Investigations in the Central Adirondack Mountains
Patric, Earl, "An evaluation of the effects of various cultural and site treatments upon the ground cover plants of two distinctly different forest types" (1966). Adirondack Wildlife Research Project Reports Funded by the Pittman-Robertson Act. 3.