|Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
|FIA Project 9025002|
|Interfor Fish Passage Culvert Inspections within Tsikwustum (Rock) Creek|
|Project lead: Michele Trumbley (Trumbley Environmental Consulting Ltd)|
|Contributing Authors: Trumbley, Michael; Plysiuk, Nicole|
|Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), British Columbia|
|Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program|
|As part of the pre-field planning phase, potential culvert sites were selected mainly on the basis of local knowledge; combined with existing inventory data such as Fish Stream Identification (FSID), Fish Habitat Assessments (FHAP), and Fish and Fish Habitat Inventories (FFHI) to determine fish presence. As a result of the pre-field review, International Forest Products Limited, Adams Lake Lumber Division, selected eighteen culvert crossings for further field assessment1.|
This project involved the identification of nine non-natural barriers (culverts) and one
partial barrier to fish passage. Five high risk sites that are full barriers to fish passage are recommended for replacement in addition to one low risk site, which is a vehicle ford and is a barrier to fish passage.
FPCI final report - Tsikwustum (Rock) Lake and Creek (0.7Mb)
Certificate of Project Completion (0.4Mb)
Field forms (6.7Mb)
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Updated August 16, 2010
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