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Site Preparation Alternatives in the Wet, Cold ESSF: Results from Sicamous Creek

Author(s) or contact(s): D.J. Huggard and A. Vyse
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Silvicultural Systems
Series: Extension Note
Other details:  Published 2003. Hardcopy is available.


The Sicamous Creek silvicultural systems project includes studies of the response of many forest values to four site preparation treatments - mounding, burning, scalping, and no treatment - within five types of harvest treatments. Initial results are presented for planted and natural regeneration of both tree species, soil properties, vegetation, and response of plant and animal components of biodiversity.

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Updated April 18, 2007