Silviculture Prescription Guidebook Table of Contents]

Actions to accommodate forest resource values

General objective



Watershed values


Visual values

Descriptions outside identified scenic areas

Prescriptions within identified scenic areas

Sources of visual landscape information

Cultural heritage resources


Other forest resource values and interests

Silvicultural system

General objective

The Silvicultural Systems Guidebook provides guidance and instruction on selecting an appropriate silvicultural system.

Prescription requirements by silvicultural system

Clearcut and patch cut (including variations with reserves)

Seed tree

Group selection

Shelterwood systems (including variations with reserves)

Single tree selection

Commercial thinning

Silvicultural systems in reserve and management zones

Reserve zones

Management zones


General objective

Harvesting method

Harvesting constraints

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