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Biodiversity Publications Catalogue

Plants & Fungi - Flowering Plants

Broadleaved Trees, Unsung Component of British Columbia’s Forests – Their Role in Forest Ecosystems

Details the role of broadleaved trees in nutrient cycling, in successional processes, and as wildlife, stream and pond side habitat. Also discusses the com mercial use of broadleaved trees and how to maintain them in managed stands.

Ministry of Forests, Research Branch and University of British Columbia; 1995; 6 pp.; non-technical; brochure; $1.00; confirm price; 10.5x23 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000161 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/bro/bro50.htm

Bromus L. of North America

Descriptive accounts of 51 species of the Bromus genus of grasses. Includes identification keys, habitat information, distribution maps, botanical drawings, a glossary, a detailed guide to nomenclature, and a bibliography.

L. Pavlick; 1995; 160 pp.; ISBN 0-7718-9417-8; RBCM; technical; book; $19.95; confirm price; 15.5x23 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7718-9417-8

Broom: Putting it in its Place

Describes the origin, spread, and problems associated with this aggressive, non-native shrub. Suggests ways to control its spread.

MoF, 1996; Silviculture Branch; non-technical; $1.00; confirm price; brochure; 10x23 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000465 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/pubs/interest/broom/broom.htm

Buttercups, Waterlilies and their Relatives in British Columbia

T.C. Brayshaw; 1989; 262 pp.; ISBN 0-7718-8739-6; RBCM; technical; book; $24.95; confirm price; 19x26.5 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7718-8739-6

Catkin-bearing Plants of British Columbia

Comprehensive work on alders, birches, oaks, poplars, willows and others. Detailed line drawings and distribution maps accompany the description of each of 67 species.

T.C. Brayshaw; 1996; 220 pp.; ISBN 0-7718-9458-9; RBCM; technical; book; $24.95; confirm price; 15.5x23 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7718-9458-9

Ecology and Silviculture of Bigleaf Maple

K. D. Thomas, MoF; 1999; 6 pp.; Research Program; technical; Extension Note 33; $1.25; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE 7610000606 http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/en/en33.htm

Ecological Roles of Sitka Alder in a Young Lodgepole Pine Stand

Summarizes a study on the ecological role and contribution of Sitka alder to the N budget of interior lodgepole pine forests.

P. Sanborn, R. Brockley, C. Preston; 1997; 4 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE GEORGE FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: PG 10

Ecology and Management of B.C. Hardwoods

Contains papers presented at a workshop on the ecology and management of broadleaved species, including ecological factors and wildlife use.

P. G. Comeau et al.; 1996; 258 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3048-8; MoF, Research Program; technical; FRDA Report 255; $26.83; 21.5x28 cm; ISSN 0835-0752; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000310 http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Frr/Frr255.htm

Ecology and Management of Paper Birch and Black Cottonwood in Southern British Columbia

S. W. Simard, A. Vyse; 1992; 62 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Land Management Report 75; $7.77; 21.5x28 cm; ISSN 0702-9861; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 170-897

Gorse: The Spiny Competitor

Describes the origin, spread, and problems associated with this aggressive, non-native shrub. Suggests ways to control its spread.

1996; MoF, Silviculture Branch; non-technical; brochure; $1.00; confirm price; 10x23 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000475 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/pubs/interest/gorse/gorse.htm

Grasses of the Columbia Basin of British Columbia

An illustrated flora of 152 grass species developed for the Columbia Basin Region, based on the specimen database of the Royal British Columbia Museum Herbarium.

H. Stewart, R.J. Hebda; 2000; 227 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-4147-1; MoF, Forestry Division Services Branch; technical; Working Paper 45; $27.00, confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 045-WP045 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp45.htm OR http://livinglandscapes.bc.ca/cbasin/cb_grasses/index_grasses.html

Rare and Endemic Vascular Plants of Gwaii Haanas (South Moresby) Park, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia

R.T. Ogilvie; 1994; 25 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Research Report; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; ISSN 0-7726-2058-X; available from: Inter Library Loan OR PDF(279KB)

The Sunflower Family of British Columbia Vol. 2: Astereae, Anthemideae, Eupatorieae and Inuleae

G.W. Douglas; 1996; 400 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2161-6; RBCM; technical; book; $29.95; confirm price; 19.5x26.5 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7726-2161-6

Wildflowers of the Southern Interior of British Columbia and Adjacent Parts of Washington, Idaho and Montana

This electronic field guide describes and illustrates over 300 wildflower species from southwestern Canada and northwestern USA, with links to other resources.

P. Dill, J. Ostafew, A. Paeth and C. Thomson; based on the out-of-print book by J. Burbridge; 2000; 353 pp.; RBCM and Okanagan University College; non-technical; WW Web publication; RBCM; available from: http://royal.okanagan.bc.ca/projects/wildf/index.html

Handbooks for the Management of Hardwood Species in British Columbia

This series of handbooks for managers summarizes existing information for the major hard wood tree species in B. C., including the ecosystems that support these species, their biology and silvics, as well as management strategies for each species in mixed stands and for non timber resource uses.

Aspen Managers’ Handbook for British Columbia

E. B. Peterson, N. M. Peterson; 1995; 110 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; FRDA Report 230; $16.50; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; ; ISSN 0835-0752; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 023-690

Bigleaf Maple Managers’ Handbook for British Columbia

E. B. Peterson, N. M. Peterson, K. Thomas, P. Comeau; 1999; 105 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3811-X; MoF, Research Program; technical; FRDA Report; $37.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 000-698 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Mr/Mr090.htm

Black Cottonwood and Balsam Poplar Managers’ Handbook for British Columbia

E. B. Peterson, N. M. Peterson, D. S. McLennan; 1996; 116 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; FRDA Report 250; $16.50; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; ISSN 0835-0752; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 021-691 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Frr/Frr250.htm

Paper Birch Managers’ Handbook for British Columbia

E. B. Peterson et al.; 1997; 133 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3282-0; MoF, Research Program; technical; FRDA Report; $16.50; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 005-695 http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Frr/Frr271.htm

Red Alder Managers’ Handbook for British Columbia

E. B. Peterson, G. R. Ahrens, N. M. Peterson; 1996; 124 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; FRDA Report 240; ISSN 0835-0752; 21.5x28 cm; $16.50; confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 025-684

Species at Risk in British Columbia

This informative brochure series profiles various wildlife species considered biologically “at risk” in the province. This series explains what these species look like, how they reproduce, what they eat, where they live, why they are at risk, and what the public can do to help.

Rare Forest Plants

M. Fontaine, G. W. Douglas; 1999; 6 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-7660-7; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

Rare Grassland Plants

M. Fontaine, G. W. Douglas; 1999; 6 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-7661-5; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
Biodiversity Information Requests

Species Status Reports

This series of reports describes various species considered rare, endangered or threatened in B. C., and describes general biology, habitat and distribution, population size and trends, current protection, and recommendations and management options for the species.

Status of Bearded Owl-clover in British Columbia

J. L. Penny, G. W. Douglas 1999; 16 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; tech nical; Wildlife Bulletin; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: B 89

Status of Deltoid Balsamroot in British Columbia

M. Ryan, G. W. Douglas; 1999; 20 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; Wildlife Bulletin; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: B 90

Status of Golden Paintbrush in British Columbia

M. Ryan, G. W. Douglas; 1999; 20 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; Wildlife Bulletin; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: B 91

Status of Rabbitbrush Goldenweed in British Columbia

G. W. Douglas; 1999; 16 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; Wildlife Bulletin; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: B 92

Status of Scarlet Ammania in British Columbia

G. W. Douglas; 1999; 16 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; Wildlife Bulletin; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: B 93

Status of Toothcup in British Columbia

G. W. Douglas; 1999; 16 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; Wildlife Bulletin; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: B 94

Status of Water Plantain Buttercup in British Columbia

J. M. Illingworth, G. W. Douglas; 1999; 24 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; Wildlife Bulletin; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: B 95

Status of Whitetop Aster in British Columbia

G. W. Douglas, J. M. Illingworth; 1999; 24 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; tech nical; Wildlife Bulletin; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: B 96

 

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