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Tools to help forest managers with regeneration decisions about beetle-killed stands in the Montane Spruce zone of the Merritt Timber Supply Area

Author(s) or contact(s): G.D. Nigh, J.A. Antos, and R. Parish
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Reforestation
Series: Extension Note
Other details:  Published 2008. Hardcopy is available.
 

Abstract

Forest managers will have to make decisions regarding regeneration strategies for mountain pine beetle-attacked stands because not all attacked stands will be salvaged. We developed tools to help forest managers make these decisions in the Montane Spruce zone in the Merritt Timber Supply Area. Our tools predict the abundance and spatial distribution of advance regeneration in attacked stands. For ease of use, these models are available as an Excel computer program.

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Updated March 06, 2008