STAND LEVEL BIODIVERSITY
FOR FOREST MANAGERS
British Columbia
Ministry of Forests
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Introduction to Web based training (WBT)

     
Audience   The primary audience for this course is those professionals, technicians, and managers, who design, implement, approve, audit, or supervise silviculture and stand management prescriptions.
     
Course Goals   This course will:
  1. Instruct and aid the resource manager with the interpretation and implementation of the stand level recommendations and practices found in the Biodiversity Guidebook 
     
  2. Provide additional information and recommendations as required to implement safe work practices for maintaining or enhancing biodiversity at the stand level
     
The Learner outcomes   On completion of this course, you will (be able to)
  1. Be familiar with managing forests for biodiversity
  1. Describe biological diversity
  2. Discuss two approaches used in forest management
  1. Be familiar with maintaining stand level biodiversity
  1. Discuss the general biodiversity management considerations
  1. Understand the role that six stand level components play in forest biodiversity
  1. Describe six stand level components
  2. Identify forest management applications for the six stand level components
  3. Describe the role of the stand level components in forest biodiversity
  1. Be familiar with managing for biodiversity in commercial thinning
  1. Discuss managing for biodiversity in commercial thinning
  1. Be familiar with operational planning-cutblock design
  1. Discuss operational planning-cutblock design
  1. Be familiar with managing for biodiversity at the stand level in silviculture practices
  1. Discuss managing for biodiversity at the stand level in silviculture practices
  1. Be familiar with managing for biodiversity and other objectives
  1. Discuss managing for biodiversity and other objectives
 

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