Forest Investment Account

Abstract of FII Project R2003-202

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Sicamous Creek silvicultural systems project

Author(s): Vyse, Alan
Imprint: Victoria, B.C. : B.C. Forest Service, 2003
Subject: Logging, Economic Aspects, British Columbia, Environmental Aspects
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program

Abstract

Sicamous Creek is a long-term, multi-disciplinary, multi-agency research study of the ecological impact of alternative harvesting practices on a high elevation, wet cold ESSF forest in the Interior. The project was initiated in 1990 to provide the forestry community with information on the sustainability of clearcutting and alternatives including the following: harvest costs of clearcutting alternatives; forest regeneration; watershed impacts; nutrient cycling and soil productivity; pest management; floral and faunal biodiversity. Considerable progress has been made. Our proposal seeks funding for analysis of data, publication of more results, synthesis of results and further extension work to March 31st 2003
Alan Vyse.


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