||Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
|FIA Project 2560006
||Identification of habitat variables and information gaps for providing scale-dependent management reccomendations to monitor black-throated green warbler and Connecticut warbler in Northeast British Columbia|
|Project lead: Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd.|
|Contributing Authors: Preston, Michael I.; Bunnell, Fred L.; Vernier, Pierre R.|
|Imprint: Vancouver : University of British Columbia, 2007|
|Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Black-Throated Green Warbler, British Columbia, Connecticut Warbler|
|Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
|The objectives of this project are to: 1. Analyse existing raw data of habitat relationships for two warbler species at risk in northeast British Columbia, namely, Black-throated Green Warbler and Connecticut Warbler; 2. Identify habitat variables that are predictors of Connecticut Warbler occurrence and, if the data permit, Black-throated Green Warbler presence/absence; 3. Identify limitations of the existing dataset; 4. Suggest ways to improve future projects, addressing information gaps and ground-truthing models; 5. Prepare a framework for developing assessment tools that would aid in identifying highly suitable breeding areas for Black-throated Green Warbler and Connecticut Warbler; 6. Provide scale-dependent management recommendations for monitoring the status of these species in northeast British Columbia, and; 7. Summarize important findings relevant to the species' biology and habitat requirements that will help protect these at risk species.|
prepared by Michael I. Preston, Fred L. Bunnell and Pierre Vernier.
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