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Biodiversity Publications Catalogue

Ecosystems - Aquatic & Riparian

Analysis of Livestock Use of Riparian Areas: Literature Review and Research Needs Assessment for British Columbia

Reviews the literature on livestock use of riparian areas to indentify gaps in existing research and recommends nine directions for future study.

G.W. Powell, K.J. Cameron, R.F. Newman; 2000; 38 pp.; MoF, Research Program, technical; Working Paper 52; $10.00, confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 052-WP052 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp52.pdf

Assessing Range and Riparian Areas: Rangeland Health

Outlines the components of a watershed and describes the concepts of properly functioning condition, potential natural community, and desired plant community which are used to measure management goals.

J. Kirby; 2002; 12 pp.; MoF, Forest Practices Branch, non-technical; brochure; $1.50; confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610001752 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/bro/bro64.pdf

British Columbia Estuary Mapping System, Version 1.0

This manual provides a mapping and database system and methodology for large scale (typically1:5,000) mapping of estuaries.

D.E. Howes, M. Morris, M. Zacharias; 1999; 74 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3911-6; RIC, Coastal Task Force; technical; $7.40, confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE 7680000899 OR
http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/coastal/estuary/index.htm

Ecology of Wetland Ecosystems

Topics include a definition of wetland ecosystems and their contrast with other ecosystem types, classification, successional patterns, the effect of natural disturbance regimes and environmental facts on wetland ecosystems, and management issues for British Columbia.

A. Banner, W. MacKenzie; 2000; 12 pp.; MoF, Research Branch, technical; Extension Note 45; $1.58; confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680001117 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/en/en45.pdf

Effects of Forest Practices on Stream Temperatures

A summary of the literature looking at the effect of riparian logging on stream temperature.

1999; 2pp.; MoF; Research Program; technical; Extension Note 26; no charge; confirm price; available from:
CARIBOO FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE EN-26 or http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/cariboo/research/extnotes/extnot26.htm

Forest and Range Management Impacts on Water Quality Bibliography

1997; MoELP; technical; confirm price; available from: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/wat/wq/farm/farmiowq.html

Impacts of Forest Harvesting on Lake Ecosystems: A Preliminary Literature Review

The effects of forest harvesting on aquatic ecosystems are assessed, with particular emphasis on the effects of changes in inputs of streamwater quantity.

L.B. Miller, D.J. McQueen, L. Chapman; 1997; 60 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION; ORDER CODE: B-84

Problem Analysis of Integrated Resource Management of Riparian Areas in British Columbia

Describes the natural values of Pacific Northwest riparian areas and the effects of activities on riparian areas, outlines regulations and management and existing technical and scientific support, and provides recommendations for management of riparian areas.

P. Bunnell et al.; 1995; 128 pp.; MoF, Research Program and MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; Working Paper; $4.62; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000371 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/Pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp11.htm

Riparian Areas: Providing Landscape Habitat Diversity

Defines and describes the structural and functional characteristics of riparian areas and their implications for biodiversity.

MoF; 1998; 10 pp.; Research Program; technical; Extension Note; $1.25; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000410 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/En/En17.htm

Riparian Ecosystems Research Program: Executive Summary

1997; 8 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

Riparian Ecosystems Research Program Newsletters

These newsletters provide information about program goals and areas of activity, a current list, with contact information, of all riparian research projects currently underway in British Columbia, and updates on the research and results of selected projects.

MoELP; 1998; 20 pp.; Biodiversity and Conservation Section; non-technical; confirm price; newsletter; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH

Riparian Management Area Guidebook

This guidebook will help managers, planners, and field staff comply with the Forest Practices Code of British Columbia Act and to set and achieve the management objectives for riparian management areas (RMA) specific in operational plans.

MoF; 1995; 80 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2748-7; technical; Forest Practices Code; $8.40, confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS or ORDER CODE: 7610000532 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/tasb/legsregs/fpc/fpcguide/riparian/rip-toc.htm

Riparian Management in British Columbia: An Important Step Towards Maintaining Biodiversity

Describes the importance of riparian ecosystems to the broader landscape and outlines a management strategy to sustain the biological functioning of riparian areas and to provide for human needs.

V. Stevens, F. Backhouse, A Eriksson; 1995; 40 pp.; MoF, Research Program; non-technical; Working Paper 13; $10.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 013-WP013 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp13.htm

Study Designs for Evaluating the Effects of Forestry Activities on Aquatic-breeding Amphibians in Terrestrial Forest Habitats of British Columbia

Outlines methods for determining the habitat requirements of pond and stream-breeding amphibians in terrestrial forest habitats in British Columbia, and evaluating the effects of forestry activities.

T.M. Davis; 2000; 47 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3978-7; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; no charge; confirm price; 21.4x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH ORDER CODE: WR-97

Timber-harvesting Effects on Riparian Wildlife and Vegetation in the Okanagan Highlands of British Columbia

L.W. Gyug; 2000; 110 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-4199-4; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; no charge; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH ORDER CODE: B-97

Value of Riparian Forest Buffers as Habitat for Birds in the Coastal Western Hemlock Zone, British Columbia: a Pilot Study

F.L. Waterhouse, A.S. Harestad; 1999; 16 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Technical Report 1; no charge; confirm price; available from:
VANCOUVER FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: TR-001 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rco/research/wildlifereports/tr001.pdf

Living Waters

Educational posters and brochures aimed at school-age children, focusing on aquatic habitats, and how they relate to fish populations.

Small Lakes

1999; MoFish; non-technical; fact sheet; no charge; confirm price; available from:
WILD BC, BC PARKS, AND MOFISH REGIONAL OFFICES.

Small Streams

1999; MoFish; non-technical; fact sheet; no charge; confirm price; available from:
WILD BC, BC PARKS, AND MOFISH REGIONAL OFFICES

Large Lakes

1999; MoFish; non-technical; fact sheet; no charge; confirm price; available from:
WILD BC, BC PARKS, AND MOFISH REGIONAL OFFICES.

Large Rivers

1999; MoFish; non-technical; fact sheet; no charge; confirm price; available from:
WILD BC, BC PARKS, AND MOFISH REGIONAL OFFICES

 

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