Forest Investment Account

Abstract of FII Project R2003-241

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The effects of different harvesting methods and silvicultural treatments on the long term sustainability and productivity of lodgepole pine in the sub-boreal spruce biogeoclimatic zone: annual operational report (2002/2003)

Author(s): Balliet, Nicole; University of Northern British Columbia
Imprint: Prince George, B.C. : University of Northern British Columbia, 2003
Subject: Pinus Contorta, British Columbia, Growth
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program


Fraser Lake Sawmills, in collaboration with FERIC, the BCFS, and UNBC, has established several trials which together form a larger long-term study directed at addressing knowledge gaps and developing tools which are key to achieving cost effective and sustainable management of lodgepole pine forests in the SBSdk and SBSmc2 biogeoclimatic zones. The results of this project will be valuable to resource policy makers, planners, managers, economists and operational foresters and will ultimately lead to higher quality timber and resulting forest products, as well as better utilization, which will lead to "improved stewardship and market acceptability of these forest products."
Nicole Balliet

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