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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Updated August 16, 2010 

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