Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 6224031

    Elk damage to forestry plantations: literature review and management recommendations for Block 1 of TFL 39
Project lead: Weyerhaeuser Company Ltd.
Author: Keystone Wildlife Research Ltd.
Imprint: White Rock, BC : Keystone Wildlife Research Ltd., 2004
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Elk, British Columbia, Habitat, Forest management
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
Weyerhaeuser Company Ltd. has asked for a literature review and field evaluation of elk damage to conifer plantations in Block 1 of TFL 39 (Block 1 or the Stillwater TFL) near Powell River on the mainland coast of British Columbia. Roosevelt elk (Cervus elaphus roosevelti) damage to plantations is high in localized areas within the range of the recently re- introduced herd. Company foresters are no longer able to easily re-establish western redcedar (Cw) on harvested blocks within the main elk range, and are seeking management recommendations that will allow them to continue to meet free-growing criteria.


Elk Damage to Forestry Plantations - Lit. Review and Management Recommendations (1.3Mb)

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Updated August 16, 2010 

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