Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program
FIA Project Y062128

    Benthic macro-invertebrate sustainability indicator development project: summary of progress in year 2
 
Contributing Authors: Sharpe, Ian; Bennett, Shauna A.; Linke, S.; Bailey, R.C.; Perrin, Chris J.
Imprint: Smithers, B.C. : British Columbia Ministry of Environment, c2006
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Riparian Areas, British Columbia, Management, Forest management, Environmental aspects
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program
Description:
Forest harvesting in BC is moving towards 'outcome' based management. New tools are needed to measure the effectiveness of forest practices and other land uses in meeting a range of goals, including sustaining aquatic ecosystems. A benthic macro-invertebrate (BI) sustainability indicator system that is part of a performance based toolbox to assess impacts on aquatic ecosystems from forest harvesting activities has been under development for 5 years in Skeena Region.
Ian Sharpe, S.A. Bennett, S. Linke, R.C. Bailey, C. J. Perrin.
Related projects:  FSP_Y051128FSP_Y073128

    Deliverables:

Annual Report (5.2Mb)

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Updated August 16, 2010 

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