A PDF version of How to Determine Site Index in Silviculture can be accessed by
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Background Information on the Course
The target audience for this course includes silviculture surveyors, contract administrators, and people developing SMPs or SPs. The course content assumes that participants have a working knowledge of the current silviculture survey system as well as the development of SPs and SMPs.
Purposes of this Course
The purpose of this course is to improve forest management in British Columbia by improving the ability of silviculture surveyors to estimate site index one of the key variables that needs to be considered for effective forest management decision making.
By the end of this course, participants should be able to:
This course consists of a one day workshop, with half-day class and field sessions. The course workbook summarizes the in-class information, provides site index reference material, and allows participants to add their own notes.