Ministry Home Environmental Stewardship Division Ministry Home Ministry Home  
SpacerSpacerLandscape Ecology
  Home Page
  About the Catalogue
  How to Order
  Subject Index
  Title Index

Quick Search (Advanced)
  General
 
  Animals
  General
  Invertebrates
  Fish
  Reptiles & Amphibians
  Birds
  Mammals (General)
  Mammals (Small)
  Bats
  Bears
  Carnivores
  Ungulates
 
  Plants & Fungi
  General
  Fungi, Mosses, Lichens & Liverworts
  Conifers
  Flowering Plants
 
  Ecosystems
  General
  Classification & Interpretation
  Aquatic & Riparian
  Wildlife Trees & Logs
  Stand Dynamics
& Silviculture

 
  Landscape Ecology
  General
  Fire & Disturbance
 
  Environmental Education and Stewardship
 
  Miscellaneous

 

Biodiversity Publications Catalogue

Landscape Ecology - Fire & Disturbance

Channel Disturbances and Logging Slash in S5 and S6 Streams: An Examination of Streams in the Nitinat Lake Area, Southwest Vancouver Island

Examines the effects of leaving logging slash in non-fish bearing streams not in community watersheds on channel disturbance.

T. Millard; 2000; 20 pp.; MoF, Research Branch; technical; Technical Report 5; no charge; confirm price; available from:
VANCOUVER FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: TR-005 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rco/research/georeports/tr005.pdf

Fire in the Dry Interior Forests of British Columbia

Describes forests with frequent stand-maintaining surface fires, explains the ecological role of fire, presents options for managing these sites, and highlights current research.

P. Daigle, R. Penty; 1996; 5 pp.; MoF, Research Program; non-technical; Extension Note 8; $1.08; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000181 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/En/En08.htm

Fire in the Dry Interior Forests of British Columbia

J.Parminter, P.Daigle; 1999; 3pp.; MoF, Research Branch; technical; proceeding, IN: Helping the Land Heal Conference: Ecological Restoration in British Columbia; E. Egan, ed.; November 5-8, 1998, Victoria, B.C., $10.00, confirm price; proceeding available from:
B.C. ENVIROMENTAL NETWORK EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION

Fire-maintained Ecosystems and the Effects of Forest Ingrowth

Explains the role of natural disturbances in forest ecosystems, the distribution of fire-maintained forests, and tree species responses to fire, and describes the effects of fire suppression on forage and browse production, forest health, wildfire, and wildlife. Focuses on the Nelson Forest Region.

D. Gayton; 1996; 4 pp.; MoF-Nelson; technical; brochure; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
NELSON FOREST REGION

Forest Harvesting: Following Nature’s Lead

Outlines how to plan and implement forest harvesting to mimic natural disturbances and help maintain biodiversity and wildlife habitat.

MoF; 1999; 12 pp.; revised and updated; Forest Practices Branch; non-technical; brochure; $2.25; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 023-471 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/pubs/interest/forharv/fnlhome.htm

Historic Disturbance Rates for Interior Biogeoclimatic Subzones of the Prince Rupert Forest Region

Examines the historic rate of stand initiating disturbances in the SBPSmc, SBSdk/ mc, and ESSFmc/ wk/ mk biogeoclimatic subzones in the Prince Rupert Forest Region.

D. Steventon; 1997; 5 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE RUPERT FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 25

Historical Fire Regime at the Pothole Creek Interior Douglas-fir Research Site

Describes findings of a fire history study near Merritt, B. C.

R. Gray, E. Riccius; 1999; 20 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3730-X; MoF, Research Program; technical; Working Paper 38; $5.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 038-WP038 http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/wp38.htm

Landscape Ecology and Natural Disturbances: Relationships to Biodiversity

Describes the ecological principles of natural disturbances and their effects on landscape patterns, processes, and functions. Examines the relationship between disturbance ecology and biodiversity.

J. Parminter, P. Daigle; 1997; 9 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 10; $1.08; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000191 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/en/en10.htm

Lessons from Wildfire: Managing the Pattern of Forest Harvest

Suggests an approach to landscape management in the Sub-Boreal Spruce biogeoclimatic zone that calls for creating managed disturbances that more closely mimic the characteristics of wildfire disturbance.

C. DeLong; 1996; 4 pp.; MoF-Prince George; technical; Research Note; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE GEORGE FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: RN-PG-05

Natural and Managed Disturbance Patterns: Implications for Biodiversity Management in the Interior Douglas-fir Zone

Outlines a four-year study that will describe landscape- and stand-level attributes at a site in the Cariboo Forest Region. Information about these attributes will help develop management guidelines to maintain biodiversity in the area.

1994; 2 pp.; MoF-Cariboo; technical; Extension Note; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CARIBOO FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 15 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/cariboo/research/extnotes/extnot15.htm

Natural Disturbance Ecology

J. Parminter; 1998; 38 pp.; MoF, Research Branch; technical; chapter, IN: Conservation Biology Principles for Forested Landscapes; J.Voller, S. Harrison, eds.; book available from:
UBC PRESS OR LOCAL BOOKSTORES:
paper available from: RESEARCH BRANCH

Residual Trees Left by Fire: Final Report

A project summary from the Enhanced Forest Management Pilot Project that summarizes the results of a study to quantify the number, type, and distribution of live trees remaining after fire.

K. Stuart Smith, R. Hendry; 1998; 8 pp.; technical; Project Summary No. 7; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
INVERMERE FOREST DISTRICT OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/nelson/district/invermer/
Pilot/Fire_Residual/INDEX.HTM

 

Government of BC links Top of Page Copyright Disclaimer Privacy Government of British Columbia