Study Area

A grid system has been superimposed over the Holt Research Forest. The entire property is divided into 1-hectare “blocks.” The main study area consists of a central 40-ha (about 100 acres) area between Old Stage Road and the Back River to the east.

Holt Forest map

Within the study area the blocks are further subdivided into 0.25 ha “quadrats” and 0.0625 ha “subquadrats.” The grid system provides excellent ground resolution as a “known” point at most 25 meters away.

study block