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Biodiversity Publications Catalogue

Ecosystems - Stands Dynamics & Silviculture

Biodiversity and Interior Habitats: The Need to Minimize Edge Effects

Defines and differentiates between edge environments and forest interior habitats, discusses the ecological principles underlying edge environments and their effects on interior habitat, and presents the plant and animal life that depend on them.

J. Voller; 1998; 8 pp.; Research Program; technical; Extension Note 21; $1.25; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000413 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/en/en21.htm

Case Study: Patch Cutting in Old Growth to Address Concerns about Wildlife Habitat and Clearcut Adjacency

Summarizes the results of a case study on the use of patch cutting to harvest timber while still maintaining wildlife habitat and meeting clearcut adjacency and green up requirements.

L. Waters; 1997; 3 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Research Summary; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
NELSON FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: RS 036 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/nelson/Research/SUMMARY/Rs036.htm

Characterizing Old Growth and Strategies for Old Growth Management in the Sub Boreal Spruce Zone

P. Burton, D. Coates; 1996; 9 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 14; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE RUPERT FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 14

Clumpy Spacing: Juvenile Spacing Douglas-fir into Clumps to Imitate Natural Stand Structure

J. Perry, H. Armleder, M. Waterhouse; 1999; 6 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 32; $1.25; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS ; ORDER CODE: 7610000605 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/en/en32.htm

Coastal Montane Biodiversity Project Overview: A Comprehensive Study of Biodiversity in the High elevation Forests of Coastal British Columbia

Briefly describes this comprehensive, integrated study of the ecology of coastal montane cavity nesting birds, bats, and arthropods; ecological processes; and forest management

J. Joy, R. S. McNay; 1998; 2 pp.; MoF, Research Program; non-technical; brochure; $1.00; confirm price; 10x23 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000202 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Bro/Bro52.htm

Comparing Silvicultural Systems in a Coastal Montane Forest: Productivity and Cost of Harvesting Operations

Documents a study of three alternative silvicultural treatments – uniform shelterwood, green tree retention, and patch cutting – on the east coast of Vancouver Island.

E.J. Phillips; 1996; 54 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-28235-1; MoF; technical; FRDA Research Report 247; $7.81, confirm price; ISSN: 0835-0752; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000042 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/Frr/Frr247.pdf

The Date Creek Silvicultural Systems Study in the Interior Cedar Hemlock Forests of Northwestern British Columbia: Overview and Treatment Summaries

This report provides background information on the Date Creek silvicultural systems study, examining the impacts of different treatments on ecosystem processes and components of biodiversity.

D. Coates et al.; 1997; 130 pp.;MoF, Research Program; technical; Land Management Handbook 38; $14.00; 21.5x28 cm; ISSN 0229-1622; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 090-895 http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh38.htm

Enhancing Biodiversity Through Partial Cutting

This report looks at opportunities for partial cutting in areas, forest types, and circumstances where partial cutting would potentially enhance habitat.

C. Steeger, R. Holt, J.Smith; 1999; 58pp.; MoF, Forest Practices Branch; technical; no charge; confirm price; available from: http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/pubs/silvsystems/EnhancingBio.pdf

Impacts of Partial Cutting on Old Growth Forests in the Rocky Mountain Trench: Interim Report

A project summary from the Enhanced Forest Management Pilot Project that summarizes the impact of a partial cutting treatment that selects for old growth structural attributes on cavity nesters, including primary cavity nesting birds and secondary cavity nesting birds and mammals.

C. Steeger, H. Quesnel; 1998; 7 pp.; technical; Project Summary No. 9; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
INVERMERE FOREST DISTRICT

Management of Sitka alder and Willow: A Strategy to Minimize Loss of Habitat and Maximize Benefits to Long Term Soil Productivity

Discusses some of the benefits of willow and Sitka alder, the impact of forest management practices on both species, and how these species could be used to improve productivity of significantly impacted sites.

C. DeLong, P. Sanborn; 2000; 4 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Research Note 22; no charge; confirm price; available from:
PRINCE GEORGE FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: PG-22

Managing the Dry Douglas-fir Forests in the Cariboo Forest Region: Workshop Proceedings

A. Vyse, C. Hollstedt, D.J. Huggard, eds.; 1997; 299 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Working Paper 34; $12.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 034- WP034 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp34.htm

PARTCUTS: A Computerized Annotated Bibliography of Partial-Cutting Methods in the Pacific Northwest (1995 Update)

Contains annotated references to the use of partial cutting in Pacific Northwest forests. Available as pdf file or downloadable computer file.

P.W. Daigle; 1996; 35 pp.; MoF, Forestry Division Branch; technical; FRDA Handbook 10; $1.80; confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE:7610000083 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/frh/Frh010.pdf

Partial Cutting Options in Hemlock-Dominated Stands in Southeastern British Columbia: The Selkirk College Woodlot Experience

D. Delong; 1999; 6 pp.; MoF; technical; Extension Note 41; available from:
NELSON FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN041 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/nelson/research/summary/En041.htm

Principles of Patch Retention Harvesting

Describes patch retention harvesting as a technique to maintain structural diversity in managed forests and that therefore achieves ecosystem management goals.

D. Coates, D. Steventon; 1994; 5 pp.; MoF-Prince Rupert; technical; Extension Note 2; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE RUPERT FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 2 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rni/Research/Extension_notes/Enote02.pdf

Proceedings of a Workshop on Structure, Process, and Diversity in Successional Forests of Coastal British Columbia

Presents 41 papers on stand and ecosystem structure and ecological processes and biodiversity in second growth and old growth coastal forests.

J.A. Trofymow, Andy Mackinnon, eds; 1998; In: Northwest Science 72 (Special Issue 2); available from: http://www.pfc.cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/ecology/sfrw/sfrw_e.html

Progress Report on Group Selection Systems for High Elevation Forests in the Cariboo Forest Region

Documents progress to date on the group selection silvicultural systems research trial in the Engelmann Spruce - Subalpine Fir Zone.

M. Waterhouse; 1997; 8 pp.; MoF, Research Program; Extension Note 22; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CARIBOO FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 22 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/cariboo/research/extnotes/extnot22.htm

Regenerating Boreal Mixedwoods: Initial Results of a Group Shelterwood Silviculture System in Trembling Aspen-White Spruce Stands

Describes initial results of a group shelterwood silvicultural system to regenerate trembling aspen – white spruce mixtures in the boreal forest.

R. Kabzems; 1998; 6 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE GEORGE FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: PG 15

Roberts Creek Study Forest: Demonstration Shelterwood Block, Harvesting, Stand Structure, and Regeneration Summary

B. D’Anjou; 2001; MoF, Research Program; technical; Technical Report 7; available from:
VANCOUVER FOREST REGION OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rco/research/projects/rcsf/tr007.pdf

Roberts Creek Study Forest: The Effects on Shelterwood Harvesting and Blowdown on Sediment Production in a Small Zero Order

R.O. Hudson and B. D’Anjou; 2001; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 4; available from:
VANCOUVER FOREST REGION OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rco/research/hydroreports/en004.pdf

Robert Creek Study Forest: Forest Fungi and Alternative Silviculture Systems

F. Forgaty, S. Berch and B. D’Anjou; 2001; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 6; available from:
VANCOUVER FOREST REGION OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rco/research/projects/rcsf/en006.pdf

Roberts Creek Study Forest: Windthrow and Conifer Regeneration Within Three Alternative Silviculture Systems in Douglas-Fir Dominated Forests on the Sunshine Coast: 3rd Year Results

B. D’Anjou; 2001; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 6; available from:
VANCOUVER FOREST REGION OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/VANCOUVR/research/vanpublicat.htm

Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration: Interim Report

A project summary from the Enhanced Forest Management Pilot Project that summarizes the interim results of restoration treatments to create more open forest conditions in fire main tained ecosystems.

D. White; 1997; 4 pp.; technical; Project Summary No. 5; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
INVERMERE FOREST DISTRICT

Sicamous Creek Silvicultural Systems Project: Workshop Proceedings

A summary of the impacts of several silvicultural systems on components of biodiversity including forest pathology, vege tation, soil productivity, litter, soil fauna and flora, birds and small mammals.

C. Hollstedt, A. Vyse; 1997; 283 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Working Paper 24; $12.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 024-WP024 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/wp/wp24.htm

Silvicultural Systems: Their Role in British Columbia’s Forest Management

Reviews the current status of silviculture systems in British Columbia.

1991; 62 pp.;MoF, Silviculture Branch; technical; $13.44, confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000081

Testing Silvicultural Systems for the ESSF: Early Results of the Lucille Mountain Project

Describes a silvicultural systems project on a site southwest of McBride in the Engelmann Spruce–Subalpine Fir (essf) biogeoclimatic zone, which compares the biological implications of various harvesting methods. Documents early results of five sub-projects that deal with monitoring and describing the microclimate and light environment, planted and advance regeneration, seed supply and natural regeneration, and arboreal forage lichen availability for mountain caribou.

M. J. Jull et al.; 1996; 8 pp.; MoF-Prince George; technical; Forest Research Note; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE GEORGE FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: RN-PG-03 OR
PDF (730KB)

The Silviculture of Hybrid Poplar Plantations

Provides general information on hybrid poplar management, highlighting key areas and topics to consider when establishing a poplar plantation.

K.D. Thomas, P.G. Comeau, K.R. Brown; 2000; 7 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 47; available from:
RESEARCH BRANCH OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/En/En47.htm

SIMFOR Habitat Analysis of Two FSSIM Harvest Scenarios in the Rocky Mountain Trench (Web Only)

Reports use of SIMFOR habitat model to evaluate the effect of harvesting on the availability of nesting and foraging habitat of the Three-toed Woodpecker and to predict probability of occurrence of the Orange-crowned warbler in the Invermere region.

R. Wells, E. Valdeal, C. Steeger, P. Vernier; MoF; 13 pp.; technical; available from:
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/nelson/district/invermer/Pilot/
Simfor/SIMFOR%20Habitat%20Analysis.html

Stand Tending Impacts on Environmental Indicators

Summarizes the results of a study that illustrates how environmental indicators can be coupled with stand simulation models to provide quantitative data on the expected impacts of stand tending.

J. A. Greenough, W. A. Kurz; 1996; 58 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2943-9; MoF, Silviculture Practices Branch; technical; $4.10; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000148

Tree Wounding and Partial-cut Harvesting: A Literature Review for British Columbia

Reviews the literature available on tree damage, partial cut harvesting, and decay fungi, and stand management and harvesting strategies to prevent wounding.

S. Zeglan; 1997; 40 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3206-5; MoF; technical; Pest Management Report 14; $10.00 confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 005-778 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/sil/sil391.htm

Upper Penticton Creek Watershed Experiment

MoF; 1998; 4 pp.; Research Program; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
KAMLOOPS FOREST REGION OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/bro/bro57.htm

Vegetation Development After Clearcutting and Site Preparation in the SBS Zone

E.H. Hamilton, H.K.Yearsley; 1988; 76 pp.; ISBN 0-7718-8614-4; MoF; technical; FRDA Research Report 18; $7.60; confirm price; ISSN 0835-0752; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7680000279 OR
PDF(6.16MB)

Why Do Partial Cutting?

Outlines the benefits to a wider use of partial cutting, drawing on experience from the Date Creek research trial and others.

D. Steventon, D. Coates, M. Kranabetter; 1998; 6 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE RUPERT FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 31

 

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