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Biodiversity Publications Catalogue

Ecosystems - Wildlife Trees & Logs

A Bibliography of Selected Literature on Wildlife Trees with Annotations and Abstracts

Provides land managers and researchers with a source of current literature pertinent to maintaining and enhancing wildlife trees and their users.

Wildlife Tree Committee of British Columbia; 1995; 84 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2272-8; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; technical; $8.73; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
J&L COPY SERVICE; ORDER CODE: WR-66

Case Study: Establishing Wildlife Tree Patches in an Operational Setting

C. Steeger, B. McLeod; 1996; 3 pp.; MoF-Nelson; technical; Research Summary; confirm price; 21.8x28 cm; available from:
NELSON FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: RS-026 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/nelson/Research/SUMMARY/rs026.htm

A Close Look at Wildlife Trees

Provides details of a long-term research project, located at the West Arm Demonstration Forest in Kootenay Lake Forest District, that will describe the existing wildlife tree habitat and use by cavity-nesting birds and investigate how birds respond to different levels of volume removal. Recommends preliminary regional wildlife tree retention guidelines.

C. Steeger, J. Krebs, D. Crampton; 1993; 4 pp.; MoF-Nelson; technical; Research Summary; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
NELSON FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: RS-011 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/nelson/Research/SUMMARY/rs011.htm

CWD and Wildlife Tree Bibliography

Bibliography of articles, reports, theses, books and conference papers on wildlife trees and coarse woody debris.

M.Fuchs, J. Parminter; 1999; 62 pp.; MoF, Research Branch; technical; available from:
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hre/deadwood/cwdweb.pdf

The Ecological Role of Coarse Woody Debris: An Overview of the Ecological Importance of CWD in B.C. Forests

Details the ecological role of CWD in forest productivity, habitat provision, geomorphology and long term carbon storage; and describes the life history of coarse woody debris in the forests of B.C.

V. Stevens; 1997; 26 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Working Paper 30; $5.00; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 030-WP030 or http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp30.htm

The Ecological Roles of Wildlife Tree Users in Forest Ecosystems

Describes the feeding habits of 92 species of wildlife tree users in British Columbia and the forest pests (invertebrates and vertebrates) on which they feed. Synthesizes North American literature about the effects of wildlife tree users on pest populations.

M. Machmer, C. Steeger; 1995; 54 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2418-6; MoF-Research Program; technical; Land Management Handbook 35; $10.00; Confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 076-775 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh35.htm

Effect of Refuge Trees on a Paper Birch Ectomycorrhiza Community

Ectomycorrhiza communities are sensitive to disturbance and large reductions have typically been found after forest harvesting or wildfire. Examines refuge or wildlife trees as possible sources of localized sources of ectomycorrhiza within disturbed areas.

M. Kranabetter; 2000; 4 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 40; no charge; confirm price; available from:
PRINCE RUPERT FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: EN 40 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rni/Research/Extension_notes/Enote40.pdf

Fall-down Rates of Subalpine Fir Snags at Sicamous Creek: Implications for Worker Safety and Habitat Supply

Summarizes a study that looks at the benefits and costs of snag falling in terms of ecological damage, worker hazard, and economic costs, and answers the question, “When do decaying subalpine fir snags become dangerous?”.

D. J. Huggard; 1997; 8 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Extension Note 16; $8.57; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000208 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/en/en16.htm

Firewood—or Wildlife Tree?

Briefly describes the life cycle of wildlife trees and the five major groups of animals that use them. Also distinguishes between valuable wildlife trees and those suitable for firewood cutting.

1997; 8 pp.; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; non-technical; confirm price; 10x23 cm; available from:
HABITAT BRANCH OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/pubs/wildlife_trees/Fire.pdf

Impacts of Spring and Summer Logging on Cavity-nesting Vertebrates

Summarizes a research project investigating the use of paper birch by cavity nesters at two sites in the Interior Cedar– Hemlock biogeoclimatic zone.

C. Steeger, M. Machmer; 1996; 2 pp.; MoF-Nelson; technical; Research Summary; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
NELSON FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: RS-025 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/nelson/Research/SUMMARY/rs025.htm

Modelling the Dynamics of Dead Trees in TASS and WinTIPSY

Describes the models of standing dead tree dynamics that are integrated into the tass (Tree and Stand Simulator) and Wintipsy (Table Interpolation Program for Stand Yields for Windows) computer programs.

J. Stone; 1996; 3 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Research Memo; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS

Provincial Wildlife Tree Policy and Management Recommendations

Discusses strategies for wildlife tree management at the stand and the landscape levels based on government policy and best management practices.

2000; 14 pp.; MoF, Forest Practices Branch and MoELP, Habitat Branch; technical; available from:
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/pubs/wildlife_trees/
WLTpolicyfinalMay15-00.pdf

Rotten Luck: The Role of Downed Wood in Ecosystems

Describes downed wood and summarizes the many ecological roles that downed wood has on land, in streams, in estuaries, and in the ocean. Outlines forest practices that effect the amount and distribution of downed wood.

L. Kremsater, A. Nicholson; 1995; 2 pp.; MoF, Research Program; brochure; $1.00; confirm price; 10.5x23 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000368 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/bro/bro24.htm

Types of Wildlife Trees and Coarse Woody Debris Required by Wildlife of North-Central British Columbia

D.G. Keisker; 2000; 91 pp.; MoF; technical; report; Working Paper 50; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 050-WP05 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp50.pdf

Use of Paper Birch by Cavity Nesters in the Southern Interior of British Columbia

M.M. Machmer, C. Steeger, M. McDonaugh; 1995; 18 pp.; MoF-Nelson; Technical Report; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
NELSON FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: TR 012 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/nelson/Research/REPORTS/Tr012.htm

Use of Wildlife Tree Patches by Forest Birds in the Sub-Boreal Spruce (SBS) Zone

Documents a research project in the Prince George Forest District that evaluated bird use of mature forest patches retained within cutblocks and those within 40–60-year-old forests that originated after natural wildfires.

D.A. Seip, K.L. Parker; 1997; 6 pp.; MoF-Prince George; technical; Research Note; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
PRINCE GEORGE FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: RN-08

Using Line Intersect Sampling for Coarse Woody Debris

Describes field-sampling requirements for line intersect sampling and provides formulas for estimating coarse woody debris (CWD) parameters.

P.L. Marshall, G. Davis, V.M. LeMay; 2000; 37 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Technical Report 3; no charge; confirm price; available from:
VANCOUVER FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: TR-003 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rco/research/cwd/tr003.pdf

Wildlife Tree Management in British Columbia

Presents a brief overview of wildlife tree biology, ways of integrating wildlife tree management into forestry operations, and issues of worker safety, and introduces some research projects and educational initiatives.

1993; ISBN 0-7726-1765-1; MoELP, Habitat Protection Branch; technical; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
HABITAT BRANCH

Wildlife Trees and Dangerous Trees: Identification and Management

Describes wildlife tree ecology and methods to safely include wildlife trees or dangerous trees on a work site.

MoELP, Resource Stewardship Branch, and MoF, Forest Practices Branch; 1998; 1 pp.; non-technical; brochure; confirm price; 9x22 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000548 or http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfp/pubs/wildlife_trees/WLDan.pdf

Wildlife Trees and their Use by Cavity Nesters in Selected Stands of the Nelson Forest Region

C. Steeger, M. Machmer; 1995; 28 pp.; MoF-Nelson; Technical Report; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
NELSON FOREST REGION; ORDER CODE: TR-010 OR
http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/nelson/Research/REPORTS/Tr010.htm

Wildlife Tree/Stand-level Biodiversity Workshop Proceedings

Workshop topics presented include wildlife tree management and appropriate methods for protecting and enhancing stand-level biodiversity.

P. Bradford, T. Manning, B. I’Anson; 1995; 96 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2958-7; MoF, Silviculture Branch; technical; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS

Woody Debris and Wildlife Trees in Aspen and Mixed-wood Forests of Northeastern British Columbia

E.T. Manning, P. Chytyk, and L.M. Darling; 2001; ISBN 0-7726-4508-6; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; Technical Report; no charge; confirm price; 21.5 X28cm; available from:
BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION SECTION, WILDLIFE BRANCH; ORDER CODE: WR-103

Woody Debris in the Forests of British Columbia: A Review of the Literature and Current Research

C. L. Caza; 1993; 112 pp.;MoF, Research Program; technical; Land Management Report 78; $11.76; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000060 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/mr/lmr078.htm

 

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