|Forest Investment Account|
|Abstract of FIA Project 6063030|
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Nimpkish River watershed: instream fertilization, 2002
|Author(s): Hansen, Loreta||Imprint: Nanaimo, B.C. : B.C. Conservation Foundation, 2003||Subject: Watershed Management, Forest Investment Account (FIA)||Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
The year 2002 was the second season of nutrient addition to enhance primary production in the Nimpkish River, Davie River, Sebalhall Creek, and Cain Creek. Drip stations added a mix or inorganic 10-34-0 and 28-0-0 (2:1). The total loading of liquid fertilizer, over a period of approximately 40 days was as follows: Cain Creek - 118 L, Davie River (bridge) - 230 L, Sebalhall Creek - 115 L (est.), Duncan Pool (Nimpkish mainstem) - 465 L, and the Powerline crossing (Nimpkish mainstem) - 694 L. The total load was 1622 L for all sites. Water samples were collected, on August 13 and September 3, 2002, and sent to PSC Analytical Services in Burnaby for analysis.
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