||Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
|FIA Project 4506018
||Using key biodiversity indicators as measures for monitoring effectiveness of Pope & Talbot's sustainable forestry operations|
|Project lead: Pope & Talbot Ltd.|
|Contributing Authors: Hamilton, Dennis; Wilson, Steven F.; Machmer, Marlene M.; Field, Pat|
|Imprint: Nakusp, B.C. : Pope & Talbot Ltd., 2006|
|Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Biological Diversity, British Columbia, Sustainable Forest Management Plans (SFMP) BC|
|Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
|As the next step in expanding the SFM framework within an adaptive management context, this report outlines a standardized, scientifically-credible and cost-effective effectiveness monitoring strategy for biodiversity indicators of forest sustainability. It identifies the specific indicators and forest practices to be measured, data needs, model forecasting requirements, and monitoring design and protocols. Use of current data gathering and data capture processes will be used wherever possible. Decision support needed to trigger adaptive management changes in response to monitoring results is also described.|
prepared by Dennis Hamilton, Steven Wilson, Marlene Machmer, Pat Field.
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