Summary of Forest Health Conditions in the Kamloops Forest Region (1994 to 2000)

All forest health factors detected through aerial surveys by region. Data is the number of hectares affected (all severity classes combined)


Bark Beetles

Disturbance Type
(Pest Code)

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000


IBM=Mountain Pine Beetle

8,865

8,865

12,000

19,200

19,100

34,720

19,761

IBS=Spruce Beetle

 

 

 

1,350

151

100

899

IBB=Western Balsam Bark Beetle

 

 

 

22,900

7,700

17,750

24,590

IBD=Douglas-fir Beetle

 

 

 

1,300

1,100

326

2,105

IBI=Engraver Beetles

 

 

 

0

0

0

0

IBW=Western Pine Beetle

 

 

 

0

0

1

5

Total All Bark Beetles

8,865

8,865

12,000

44,750

28,051

52,898

47,359


Defoliators

Disturbance Type
(Pest Code)

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000


ID=Defoliators

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

IDH=Western Blackheaded Budworm

0

0

0

10

0

0

0

IDB=2-Year Budworm

0

0

0

0

35,300

0

79,361

IDE=Spruce Budworm

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

IDL=Western Hemlock Looper

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

IDS=Conifer Sawflies

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

IDK=Northern Tent Caterpillar

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

IDF=Forest Tent Caterpillar

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

IDW=Western Spruce Budworm

10,000

2,100

25,000

45,700

61,300

658

14,690

IDT=Douglas-fir Tussock Moth

0

0

0

0

50

 

0

IDN=Birch Leaf Miner

0

0

0

0

0

0

496

IDU=Satin Moth

0

0

0

0

0

385

0

IAS=Green Spruce Aphid

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total Defoliators

10,000

2,100

25,000

45,700

96,650

1,043

94,547


Abiotic Factors

Disturbance Type
(Pest Code)

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000


NB=Fire

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

2,159

557

NW=Windthrow

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

103

10

ND=Drought

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

11,483

0

NF=Flooding

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

732

28

NR=Red Belt

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

0

0

NGK=Shoot/Bud Frost Kill

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

91

596

Total Abiotics

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

13,836

6,406


Diseases

Disturbance Type
(Pest Code)

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000


DFL=Pine Needle Cast

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

327

0

DRA=Armillaria Root Disease

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

0

0

DMP=Lodgepole Pine Dwarf Mistletoe

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

0

0

DSB=White Pine Blister Rust

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

0

0

DFH=Larch Needle Cast

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

0

16

Total Diseases

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

327

6,422


Animals

Disturbance Type
(Pest Code)

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000


AB=Bear

0

0

0

0

0

0.5

0

AP=Porcupine

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

AD=Deer

0

0

0

0

0

3.3

0

Total Animals

0

0

0

0

0

3.8

0


Total Other (Abiotics, Diseases, Animals)

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

 

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

not recorded

11,404

7,018


Overall Total For Each Year

 

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

 

18,865

10,965

37,000

90,450

124,701

53,305

148,924