||Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
|FIA Project 6564004
||Variable Retention Windthrow Monitoring Project - 2001 to 2007|
|Project lead: Cascadia Forest Products Ltd.|
|Contributing Authors: Beese, W.J. (Bill); Peters, Charles M.; Rollerson, T.P.|
|Imprint: Campbell River, B.C. : Western Forest Products Inc., 2007|
|Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Windfall (Forestry), British Columbia|
|Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
|The project objectives are to: • Document the amount of windthrow associated with Variable Retention (VR). • Document the spatial distribution or patterns of windthrow associated with VR. • Document regional differences in the extent of windthrow associated with VR. • Identify the qualitative and quantitative factors associated with VR windthrow including both environmental factors and treatment effects. • Identify specific management options to control windthrow associated with VR. • Develop field indices and decision-making tools to enhance windthrow hazard assessments. • Communicate the results to operations staff.|
submitted by Western Forest Products Inc.
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