Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 2634003

    Bioassessment of Streams in Northwest BC using the Skeena Beast (FIA Project 2634003)
Project lead: West Fraser Mills Ltd.
Contributing Authors: Bennett, Shauna A.; Bio Logic Consulting
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), British Columbia
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
This project employs a multivariate reference condition approach (RCA ) to bio-assessment using benthic macroinvertebrates in streams . The Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sustainability Indicator system integrates into forestry plan effectiveness evaluation as well as adaptive management decision making processes such as landscape level plans, forest product certification efforts, and operational scale land and water management plans. It can also be used in watershed management processes, point source discharge regulation and non-point source pollution abatement and remediation efforts by governments and industries.

Related to FIA Projects 2697003, 2635004, 2699002, and 2702004.
Related projects:  LBIP_2697003LBIP_2635004LBIP_2699002LBIP_2702004


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Updated August 16, 2010 

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