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British Columbia Ministry of Forests and Range

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Works: 464 works in 684 publications in 1 language and 2,738 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  History  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings 
Classifications: SD387.E58, 577.09711
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Climate change, impacts and adaptation scenarios : climate change and forest and range management in British Columbia by David Leslie Spittlehouse( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Technical Report is one of two foundation papers for the B.C. Ministry of Forest and Range (MoFR) Future Forest Ecosystems Initiative (FFEI). These papers will increase the awareness of the potential impact of climate change on forest and range resources in British Columbia. They will also provide information to aid in assessing the vulnerability of British Columbia's forest and range resources and their management, leading to the development of adaptation strategies for a changing climate. The FFEI was initiated by the Chief Forester with a symposium and workshop in December 2005. At the same time the MoFR Climate Change Task Team was preparing a report on how the MoFR should strategically position itself with respect to the potential impacts of climate change on the province's forest and range resources. The present report draws on the Task Team report, recommendations from the FFEI workshop, and numerous other documents including the most recent reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. It provides a summary of future possible climates for British Columbia, a brief review of possible impacts on forest and range resources, and options for and challenges to adapting to climate change. Finally, there are recommendations on how the MoFR might respond to climate change. The report contains four appendices that expand on material presented in the body of the report, including information on the past as well as on future climates of British Columbia."--Document
Field manual for describing terrestrial ecosystems( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook on the procedures for ecological surveys in British Columbia, issued by the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks and the Ministry of Forests
Silvics and silviculture of coastal western redcedar : a literature review by K Klinka( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The intent of this report is to present the most current and available information concerning establishment and growth of redcedar in the coastal region of British Columbia. The first three sections introduce the approach to the report and summarize well-known information about the redcedar resource and the uses of redcedar products. The silvics section describes morphological and reproduction characteristics, tolerance, damaging agents, growth development patterns, and genetics and summarizes several studies investigating redcedar stem form and root characteristics. The ecology section describes climatic amplitude of redcedar, its occurrence within biogeoclimatic units, edaphic amplitude, and associated tree species. The silviculture section includes management- related topics such as growth and yield, regeneration strategies, and intensive silviculture options.--Document
Community structure of forage plants consumed by black bears in the Nimpkish Valley, British Columbia by Volker Michelfelder( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The misunderstood forest by Gene Namkoong( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worker safety impacts associated with legislation, policy, planning and implementation of forest harvesting activities in British Columbia by Giuseppe Gerrard Olivotto( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This project examined the planning and design of partial cutting, wildlife tree retention, and forest road building in British Columbia to: identify and evaluate the causes of any impacts on worker safety related to these activities; identify whether the Forest and Range Practices Act or other legislation mandates unsafe practices or restricts the ability to implement safe practices; and identify planning practices to eliminate or minimize the known safety-related impacts of these activities for potential inclusion in an Industry Recognized Practices (IRP) safety-planning handbook."--Document
Generating more value from our forests a vision and action plan for further manufacturing( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report provided by the Mininstry of Forests and Range is intended to provide a framework to mobilize industry stakeholders, investors, researchers, governments and communities around generating more value from wood and wood waste through further manufacturing. The aim of the action plan is to increase production capacity for value-added products and build new capacity for next-generation forest products, such as bio-energy and bio-chemicals. Four targeted actions are provided in the plan: champion Wood-First; move innovation from Lab to Market; facilitate "Right Fibre to the Right Process"; and promote Wood Education and Culture.--Includes text from document and Ministry of Forests and Range's website
Preparing for climate change : adapting to impacts on British Columbia's forest and range resources by British Columbia( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Moving toward a high value, globally competitive sustainable forest industry : the final report by Working Roundtable on Forestry (B.C.)( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cumulative impacts of natural resource development on ecosystems and wildlife an annotated bibliography for British Columbia by Judi Krzyzanowski( )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Natural resource activities at different spatial and temporal scales have cumulative effects on ecosystems and biodiversity that are not yet thoroughly understood. There is currently little information about the baseline conditions or ecological thresholds of ecosystems and how cumulative impacts affect ecosystem resilience. Nevertheless, projects regulated by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act have been required to zconsidery cumulative environmental effects since 1992 even though established communities of practice to address these impacts are lacking within the realms of research, policy, and natural resource management. This bibliography constitutes an initial step within a longer-term Forrex planning process to properly address extension needs concerning the cumulative impacts of natural resource development on ecosystems and wildlife. It does not represent an exhaustive list of research related to cumulative impacts, but instead draws on selected work from multiple disciplines and sectors to provide a holistic and critical view of impacts relevant to British Columbia's ecosystems. The bibliography is organized by resource sector and includes forestry, rangeland and grazing, agriculture and wineries, mining, oil and gas, water development, fisheries, urban and rural development, transportation and utility corridors, and recreation. This is followed by a section that organizes sources by a wildlife, ecosystem, or general approach to cumulative effects and concludes with a discussion of identified knowledge and research gaps together with recommendations for developing assessment guidelines of cumulative impacts for the province's natural resource sector. This bibliography illustrates the diversity of cumulative effects approaches, the breath of potential impacts, and the complexity of interactions that occur within a shared land base."--Abstract
Monitoring forest and rangeland species and ecological processes to anticipate and respond to climate change in British Columbia( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing opportunities a new vision for silviculture in British Columbia( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of interior timber supply and demand conditions( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Implementation of the Working Roundtable on Forestry's recommendations January 2010 status update by British Columbia( )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Working Roundtable on Forestry was formed in March 2008. The Working Roundtable's 19 members brought a diversity of perspectives and experience to the task of identifying key issues, opportunities, and recommendations to ensure a strong, vibrant, sustainable forest industry in British Columbia ... This status update is meant to provide information on key actions the Province of British Columbia is taking to advance the priorities set out by the Working Roundtable"--Page 2
Study of lumber remanufacturing in British Columbia post-implementation of the Canada-United States 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evaluating soil conservation using high resolution air photos and expert elicitation( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cost-effective monitoring is essential to ensure that soil conservation policies encourage forest practices that protect soil productivity and hydrologic function in British Columbia's forests. An effectiveness monitoring protocol was developed as part of the province's Forest and Range Evaluation Program (FREP) describing a set of indicators of soil conservation, and procedures for evaluating them in the field. The procedure was applied to more than 70 cutblocks over the 5-year period from 2005 to 2009. At the same time, high resolution images were obtained after harvest for the cutblocks, along with more than 60 others, totalling 125 cutblock images from 26 forest districts. The images were initially to be used to aid in the field evaluations, but subsequently became an integral part of an internet-based, collaborative approach to elicit the opinion of experts regarding soil conservation effectiveness. This report summarizes the results obtained from the image-based evaluations for more than 125 cutblocks, and compares the image-based and field-based results for 73 cutblocks. We discuss the implications for soil conservation monitoring in British Columbia, and the potential use of high resolution imagery to improve monitoring efforts and other essential natural resource management functions
Tackle climate change - use wood by Roxanne Ward( )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Produced by the BC Forestry Climate Change Working Group, this publication highlights how forests, wood products and sustainable forest management reduce carbon emissions."--Abstract from Ministry of Forests and Range website as viewed Feb. 18, 2010: http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/mof/climate_change
Achieving zero net deforestation in British Columbia discussion paper( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background Report Integrated Ecological Impact Assessment: Climate Change and BC's Forest and Range Ecosystems by G. F Utzig( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Climate change and fire management research strategy( )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A synthesis of the research forum in Victoria, BC, February 17-19, 2009 that identified research and communication needs related to the impacts of climate change on forest and wildland fire management."
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBritish Columbia. Ministry of Forests

controlled identityBritish Columbia. Ministry of Forests, Mines and Land

British Columbia. Forests and Range, Ministry of

British Columbia. Ministry of Forests & Range

Ministry of Forests and Range

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