Forest Service, British Columbia, 1995 - Science - 99 pages
Provides managers, planners and field staff with a recommended process for meeting biodiversity objectives - both landscape and stand level - as required under the Forest Practices Code.
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Biodiversity emphasis options
Designing forest ecosystem networks
Stand management to maintain biodiversity
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biodiversity emphasis option biodiversity objectives biogeoclimatic subzones Biogeoclimatic units biogeoclimatic zones British Columbia BWBS climax climax communities coarse woody debris component connectivity objectives cutblock dead trees distribution of patch diversity Douglas-fir ecological emphasis is chosen even-aged fires forest area forest ecosystem networks forest interior conditions forest stand higher biodiversity emphasis intermediate biodiversity emphasis Landscape connectivity landscape level landscape unit late seral leave areas linkages lower biodiversity emphasis maintain biodiversity management to maintain mature forest Moist natural disturbance type NDT1 NDT2 NDT4 NDT5 OGMAs old seral forest old seral stage old-growth partially cut stands patch sizes harvest Ponderosa Pine range rangelands regeneration requirements retained return interval riparian management areas serai seral communities seral stage distribution silvicultural systems snags spatial distribution species composition stand level Stand management stand structure stand-initiating events structural attributes subregional planning subzones and variants upland wildlife tree patches windthrow yr 40yr