Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program - Innovative
FIA Project 8047009

    Innovative approaches to applying and focusing monitoring of biodiversity in the Fort St John and Fort Nelson TSAs
 
Project lead: Fred Bunnell (University of British Columbia)
Contributing Authors: Bunnell, Fred L.; Kremsater, Laurie L.; Farr, Anthea; Moy, Arnold; Vernier, Pierre R.
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), British Columbia
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program - Innovative
Description:
British Columbia recently adapted a Conservation Framework intended to make the allocation of resources to conservation activities more effective. This report summarizes the ability of coarse filter analyses to assess the likelihood that current forest planning and practice will sustain vertebrates that rank high in the provincial Conservation Framework and are strongly associated with hardwoods. Species on Environment Canada’s draft list for Bird Conservation Region 6 also are included. The evaluation exploits biodiversity sustainability analysis which combines features of the Species Accounting System and coarse filter analyses of the consequences of forest planning and practice. Non-vertebrates are noted, but data for them are much more limiting.

    Deliverables:

Biodiversity sustainability analysis for hardwoods, Fort Nelson TSA (0.5Mb)
Biodiversity sustainability analysis - dead wood, Fort St. John TSA (0.4Mb)
Biodiversity sustainability analysis - hardwood, Fort St. John TSA (0.4Mb)

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Updated August 16, 2010 

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