Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program
FIA Project Y051128

    Benthic macro-invertebrate sustainability indicator development for SFMP and LRMP applications
Contributing Authors: Sharpe, Ian; Wiensczyk, Alan M.; Perrin, C.J.; Bennett, Shauna A.; Linke, S.; Bailey, R.C.; Dolecki, D.; Salter, S.
Imprint: Smithers, B.C. : B.C. Ministry of Water Land and Air Protection, 2005
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Stream Ecology, British Columbia, Invertebrates
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program
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 macroinvertebrate (BI) sustainability indicator system that is part of a performance based forest harvesting aquatic impact assessment toolbox has been under development for 4 years in Skeena Region.
Ian Sharpe...[et al.]
Related projects:  FSP_Y062128FSP_Y073128


Annual Report (0.8Mb)
Research Extension Plan (49Kb)
Lab Methods Report (0.2Mb)
Multimetric Approach to Skeena Region Stream Assessments (0.3Mb)

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