Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 6626009

    Monitoring dwarf mistletoe in coastal western hemlock retention forests
 
Project lead: International Forest Products Ltd.
Author: Muir, John A.
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), British Columbia
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
Description:
1. Establish new monitoring plots to determine hemlock mistletoe spread from residual, mistletoe-infected trees and infection of nearby regenerating trees in the Kingcome Timber Supply Area, and possibly other areas, depending on accessibility and available transportation;
2. Determine feasibility of aerial sketch mapping (or alternative methods) of hemlock dwarf mistletoe infestations in the LLEMS test or calibration area (Kingcome Timber Supply Area), depending accessibility and available transportation;
3. Re-measure monitoring plots established in 2005 near Ucluelet and in the Kingcome Timber Supply Area; and
4. Monitor hemlock dwarf mistletoe seed dispersal from residual, mistletoe-infected trees near Ucluelet that were studied in 2005 and 2006.

    Deliverables:

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Updated August 16, 2010 

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