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The Silviculture Strategy Site houses completed silviculture strategies for management units (TFLs/TSAs) throughout BC. Each analysis report contains a summary of the present situation in the management unit, including timber supply, habitat and quality supply issues, and outlines a program of silviculture investments. Each report includes the following:
Basic Data graphical data regarding the timber harvesting land base such as Land Area, AAC, Current Harvest Forecast, Site Class Profile, Age Class Profile, Tree Species Profile.
Issues key issues affecting timber supply, from a timber quantity, quality, health and habitat supply perspective.
Silviculture Strategy History document recent incremental history.
Opportunities to Increase Timber Supply document such opportunities and supporting rationale.
Potential Treatments and Treatable Area Information which are the most favourable treatments and/or treatment regimes for the preferred management scenario?
Potential Strategies by Response Time Frame strategies which may be employed to increase future timber supply during each of the following time frames:
Opportunities to Improve Timber Quality what are the desired product objectives at the log level?
Potential Treatments treatments that may achieve the desired product objectives.
Potential Strategies by Response Time Frame existing strategies are documented here.
Timber Quality Forecast Scenarios alternative forecasts of future timber quality profiles based on the different silvicultural and investment regimes.
Habitat Supply specific issues regarding habitat supply and biodiversity within the management unit.
Working Targets a set of working targets for timber quantity and quality for the preferred management scenario.
Incremental Silviculture Program a proposal for a program by incremental silviculture activity, by year for 5 years, that will be necessary to achieve the targets and strategies for the preferred management scenario/option.
Job Outcomes, Income and Revenue what are the immediate and long-term job outcomes of the preferred management scenario/option?
References this is an optional section listing relevant
reference material used in the development or documentation of the strategy.