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A Field Guide for Identification and Interpretation of the Coastal Western Hemlock Zone, Northern Drier Maritime Subzone (CWHf), in the Prince Rupert Forest Region

Author(s) or contact(s): J. Standish, S. Haeussler, A. Kokoshke, J. Pojar, D. Holmes, B.M. Geisler, and D. Yole
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Ecosystems
Series: Land Management Handbook
Other details:  Published 1987. Hardcopy is available.


This guide contains information, condensed for field use, on the identification and interpretation of biogeoclimatic and ecosystematic units in the Coastal Western Hemlock Zone, Northern Drier Maritime Zone (CWHf). The area covered includes most of the low and middle elevation forests of the central part of the Kalum Timber Supply Area and some of the middle elevations of the westernmost Kispiox Timber Supply Area.

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Updated May 11, 2007