Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 4586002

    Williamsonís sapsucker in the East Kootenay Region of British Columbia: results of 2006 inventory
Project lead: Tembec Industries Inc.
Contributing Authors: Ohanjanian, Isabel A. (Penny); Manley, Irene A.; Davidson, Peter
Imprint: [BC] :, 2006
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Williamsonís Sapsucker
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
Prior to 2006, little was known about the status of the Williamson's sapsucker, Sphyrapicus thyroideus, in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. This document reports on a project undertaken in 2006, through Tembec Industries Inc., to locate Williamsonís sapsuckers in the East Kootenay and to characterize their nesting habitat. This inventory was focused primarily on five areas in the Rocky Mountain Forest District: Area A - Kimberley south to Lumberton, Area B - the west side of the Koocanusa Reservoir, Area C - Whiteswan Lake, Area D - the Gilnockie/Ward Creek area and Area E- the Flathead Valley. Within the five areas, priority sites were chosen based on earlier reports of sightings and on a predictive model (Gyug 2006a) which prioritized stands with a western larch component as Priority 1 (larch >200 years) and Priority 2 (larch 141-200 years). No randomly selected areas were included in the inventory.
by Isabel (Penny) Ohanjanian, Irene A. Manley, and Peter Davidson.


Final Report (0.9Mb)
Forest Crowne (b) Picture (3.1Mb)
Wisa Sapwells Upper Sink Creek Picture (0.5Mb)
Kiahko Picture (0.5Mb)
Treeline Picture (0.5Mb)
Kiahko Picture (1.7Mb)
Kiahko (1) Picture (1.8Mb)
Kiahko Picture (1.8Mb)
Rocky Creek Picture (0.5Mb)
Lower Sink Picture (0.5Mb)
Broken Tree Picture (0.5Mb)
Forest Crowne (a) Picture (1.8Mb)

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