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Windthrow Impacts

 
Damage to Visual Quality Buffer

This site had been planned using digital terrain modelling (DTM). Catastrophic damage occurred with substantial breakage. The stand was subsequently salvaged and feathered.

Damage to visual quality buffer. Show Larger Image
 
   
Patch Retention, Bioreserves

A study by Dave Coates found more damage:

  • in patches less than 0.5 ha
  • in wet areas
  • in spruce
  • located near roads.
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