B.C. silviculture employment factorsa,b


Treatment

Worker-days/hectare


Surveys

0.1

Site preparation

0.3

Planting

1.8

Brushing and weeding

1.0

Juvenile spacing

3.5

Pruning

6.0

Fertilization

0.1

Nurseries

1.0 person-day/1000 trees

Cone collection

0.5 person-day/hectolitre

Conifer release

2.5

Otherc

1.0 worker-year/$100 000


  1. A work year is based on 220 eight-hour work days.
  2. An employment factor of 26.8 worker-years per million dollar expenditure is officially recognized for general silviculture activities. This includes direct, indirect and induced employment.
  3. Other includes contract implementation.

Data source: Forest Practices Branch.

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