This project was initiated by Western Forest Products Inc. (WFP) to provide the basis for physical watershed assesment and to develop indicatiors for watersheds in Forest Licence A19231, located on the west side of Vancouver Island. The total project area is 115,993 ha.
The objectives are:
-To propose indicators for tracking the effectiveness of forest management strategies and indicators for Sustainable Forest management of watersheds;
-To identify candidate sites for possible riparian and in-stream restoration projects; and
-To characterize physical watershed conditions as the basis for developing forest management strategies.