Module 7 — Managing for Biodiversity
 and Other Objectives — continued
British Columbia
Ministry of Forests
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Figure 23. Maintenance of permanent range in foreground;
protection/fencing of riparian area. Early seral forest and grazing in background

Maintenance of permanent range and protection of riparian area

  1. Old growth — (PNC) — maintain old growth characteristics

  2. Potential harvest area — maintain open canopy; consider restocking at lower density

  3. Area of forest encroachment — manage with precommercial thinning and prescribed fire to restore natural plant community

  4. Riparian area — manage to maintain natural vegetation corridors of deep rooted riparian species

  5. Grassland — manage for deep-rooted perennial grass species

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