Sax Zim Boardwalk Project

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The Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI), Friends of Sax-Zim Bog, and industry partners constructed a wooden boardwalk at the Sax-Zim Bog near Toivola, MN. The boardwalk is manufactured from locally-sourced Eastern larch timber, a low-value tree species threatened by the Eastern larch beetle. Prior to construction, the lumber was thermally modified to increase dimensional stability and improve decay and moisture resistance.

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Funding

Funding for this project was provided by the U.S. Forest Service Wood Innovations Grant program via grant no. 19-DG-11420000-076.

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