Forest Investment Account

Abstract of FIA Project 4235002

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Viewland Mountain Silvicultural Systems for Mule Deer Habitat

Author(s): Waterhouse, Michaela
Subject: British Columbia, Biodiversity, Forestry, Integrated resource management, Silviculture/Forest Management Systems, Wildlife
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program - Innovative


We are testing various opening sizes which could be used in conjunction with a number of silvicultural systems to maintain mule deer winter range in the deep snowpack zone (ICH). We are following the response of deer, snow, regeneration, vegetation, seedfall, windthrow and woody debris.

For further information, please contact Michaela Waterhouse, BC Ministry of Forests - Southern Interior Forest Region (

Updated September 08, 2005 

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