Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 4798003

    Site Preparation and Measurements [2007/2008 project description only]
 
Project lead: BC Timber Sales
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), British Columbia
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
Description:
Site preparation methods were extensively tested in the early to mid 1980's and many of these trials are now 15 to 20 years old. These results become very valuable for evaluating the success of the treatments applied both biologically and financially. Some forms of site preparaton can eliminate the need for any further forms of stand tending treatments such as vegetation management. At this time, many of these trials are in need of basic maintenance or the previous investment will be lost.

For 4 MoFR Regional Research trials, maintenance will be completed by crews and the locations will be GPS'd. At each site, new plot markers will be established, sample trees identified for future assessments and flagging will be re-established where appropriate.
Contact: Newsome, Teresa, (250) 398-4408

Updated August 16, 2010 

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