Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 6453004

    Riparian variable density spacing [2005 Project Description Only]
 
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA)
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
Description:
Areas identified in prescriptions are lacking in one or more aspects of "functioning" riparian zones (wildlife forage, coarse woody debris, canopy openings (gaps), shading for (water) temperature control, mix of coniferous and deciduous species, etc.). Treatment of riparian reserve stands of timber to manage for old-growth forest attributes and create functional riparian areas in second-growth stands.

Updated August 16, 2010 

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