This guide is a technical support document intended to help forestry practitioners collect the information they need to prepare a silviculture treatment regime and silviculture prescription in accordance with Forest Practices Code legislation. It deals primarily with the collection and stratification of site-specific field data. It has been designed to promote consistent collection of field data on Field Forms FS 39A and FS 39B. This guide is not meant to be a substitute for education, training, or experience in the field. The use of this guide is not a statutory requirement and much of the data described in it is not directly required by legislation. An individual practicing due diligence, however, will collect appropriate information to develop site-specific prescriptions and the accompanying forms have proven quite popular for this data collection.
Curran, M.P., Davis, I.; Mitchell, B.. 2007. Silviculture Prescription Data Collection Field Handbook: Interpretive Guide for Data Collection, Site Stratification, and Sensitivity Evaluation for Silviculture Prescriptions. British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Land Management Handbook (FLNRORD). LMH47
Topic: FLNRORD Research Program
Keywords: Silvicultural, Systems
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