Managing Forests for Lichen: the Mountain Caribou Issue workshop

  • Start Date: September 29, 1999
  • End Date: September 30, 1999
  • City: Revelstoke, BC

Click here to view summaries of the presentations given at this workshop.

This workshop focused on the issue of managing forests for the high lichen biomass required by mountain caribou. Participants were familiarized with the latest research findings about lichen ecology, mountain caribou requirements, and forest management practices with the potential to better maintain mountain caribou habitat. The workshop consisted of consist of a full day of presentations and a half day field trip to the Keystone Patch Cuts, the first area harvested in the Columbia Forest District with the objective of balancing timber extraction and caribou habitat maintenance.

The Columbia Mountains Institute wishes to acknowledge the following companies for their financial and in-kind contributions:

  • Bell Pole
  • BC Ministry of Forests
  • Downie Timber
  • Forestry Renewal BC
  • Parks Canada
  • Revelstoke Community Forest Corporation
  • Riverside Forest Products
  • Slocan Group


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