Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program - Innovative
FIA Project 4968006

    Treatment options for repressed pine in the West Chilcotin
Project lead: Newsome, Teresa (BC Ministry of Forests and Range - Southern Interior Forest Region)
Author: Newsome, Teresa A.
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), British Columbia
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program - Innovative
Over 100,000 ha of height repressed lodgepole pine stands (<10 m tall & > 30 years) exist in the Cariboo, predominantly on the Chilcotin Plateau. Currently there is little or no future timber value in these areas. Three trials have been established to test treatment options for returning this land to the productive forest land base. Treatments have included stand tending options (fertilization and thinning) and total stand replacement. Different fertilizer formulations are also being tested.

This funding is specifically to assess the 10th year response from the Rosita Fire installation (EP1221.02).
Related projects:  EP1221.02


Completion report for EP1221.02 (48Kb)

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Updated August 16, 2010 

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