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Windthrow Impacts

1992 MOF windthrow census by region. Show Larger Image
 
1992 MOF Windthrow Census by Region
  • A provincial census of wind damage in 1992 indicated that the amount of timber damaged by wind was similar to that damaged by fire or by insects (4–5% of AAC in each case).
  • Like fire and insect damage, wind damage is episodic and the quantity will vary from year to year.

 
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