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Lesson 5Lesson 5

Edge Modification Study - Operational Considerations

Treatment Effectiveness
  • An evaluation of stand conditions enabled the classification of stand hazard are shown here.
  • Use this technique in high risk locations where windthrow impacts are negative.
  • This treatment removes 30% of crown overstorey trees.
  • Limit treatment to 0.51 tree length into the stand.
  • Important to treat before felling the block, or prior to winter winds.


Forest Service BC
Forest Renewal BC