Forest Investment Account

Abstract of FIA Project 2001020

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Stand level retention strategies for Tolko Industries, Thompson Woodlands: first approximation booklet

Author(s): Kiiskila, Steven; Bancroft, Bryce G.; Farquharson, Dennis
Imprint: [Louis Creek], B.C.: Tolko Industries Ltd., 2003
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Sustainable Forestry, British Columbia, Silvicultural Systems
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program - Innovative

Abstract

The intent of this project is to design a leave tree retention strategy for Tolko and the TSA that will build on lessons from past harvesting and current knowledge to gain an understanding of past amounts, distribution, patterns, species, quality, health to design a strategy for the future that will: Reduce impacts on leave tree retention from windthrow, insects and disease and improve general stand conditions. More effectively meet TSA objectives for the maintenance of biological diversity and habitat management. More effectively fit with the TSA objectives for timber management. Allow for more efficient use of local harvesting methods and silvicultural treatments.
Ken Zielke, Bryce Bancroft and Dennis Farquharson.


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