Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 8094004

    WQEE Stream Crossing Assessments
 
Project lead: Morice and Lakes IFPA
Contributing Authors: DWB Forestry Services Ltd.; Ecofor Consulting Ltd.
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
Description:
The objective of this project is to conduct stream crossing field evaluations in watersheds identified as sensitive in the Morice and Lakes IFPA Sustainable Forest Management Plan. For the purpose of this evaluation the primary characteristic of interest is turbidity, which is a measure of the cloudiness of water. When forestry related disturbances generate fine sediment that is then transported to a stream, turbidity pulses occur which degrade water quality. The purpose of the investigation is to identify point sources of sediment in the watershed. Such sources or sites occur where ever roads, harvesting, or livestock disturbed terrain come in close hydrological proximity with natural drainages.
Specific objectives of this project are to:
Perform site hazard assessments for accessible stream crossings in the targeted watersheds.
Assign a hazard rating to each stream crossing using the Forest and Range Evaluation Program (FREP) assessment criteria Form 3 and WQEE guidelines.
Recommend generic remedial work for high and very high hazard crossings.
Related projects:  LBIP_2824010

    Deliverables:

Francois Lake WS 189 Final report (0.4Mb)
Francois Lake WS 190 Final report (0.4Mb)
Babine Lake 35 FREP Hazard Assessment - final report (1.2Mb)
Francois Lake 180 FREP Hazard Assessment - final report (1.6Mb)
Francois Lake 55 FREP Hazard Assessment - final report (9.2Mb)
Lower Nechako River 116 FREP Hazard Assessment - final report (1.9Mb)
Morice River WS 150 Final report (0.6Mb)
Morice River WS 183 Final report (0.5Mb)
Upper Nechako Reservoir WS 211 Final report (0.6Mb)
Upper Nechako Reservoir WS 205 Final report (0.5Mb)
Upper Nechako Reservoir WS 206 Final report (0.4Mb)
Upper Nechako Reservoir WS 213 Final report (0.4Mb)
Upper Nechako Reservoir WS 227 Final report (0.7Mb)
Babine Lake WS 24 Final report (0.6Mb)
Babine Lake WS 47 Final report (1.3Mb)
Bulkley River 61 Final report (0.7Mb)
Bulkley Rvier WS 60 Final report (0.5Mb)
Bulkley River WS 105 Final report (1.2Mb)
Francois Lake WS 80 Final report (0.5Mb)
Morice River WS 138 Final report (0.6Mb)
Morice River WS 145 Final report (0.4Mb)

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Updated August 16, 2010 

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