Publications – Bruce Rogers

Position Title: Regional Research Ecologist

Contact: B.C. Government Directory

Bruce is the Regional Research Ecologist for the Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development for the Omineca/North East Regions. 

Current research projects

  • Northern Wetbelt Silvicultural Systems Project (EP1119):
  • Ecosystem Classification: guide development for the Robson Valley TSA
  • Long term Beetle (MPB) ecosystem monitoring project (EP1369).
  • Development of a drought risk assessment tool for British Columbia forests
  • A study of Douglas-fir leave-tree population dynamics and attributes 

Publications

Listed in order of publication date.

2007:

  • Rogers, B.J. and C.D.B. Hawkins. 2007. Leave-tree mortality: Rationale for using a variety of approaches to maximize long-term success of mature Douglas-fir residual trees following harvesting. In: Overcoming Obstacles to Variable Retention in Forest Management: Science to Management Forum Proceedings, September 25-27, 2007. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 8(3):130. 
  • Wiensczyk, A.M. and B. Rogers. 2007. Forest resources dynamics: Ecosystems and Stand Management Mountain Pine Beetle Extension Program. In: The Art and Science of Sustainable Resource Management Planning: Science Forum Proceedings, September 27-28, 2006. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 7(3):99-101.
  • Rogers, B.J. 2007. Young pine respond to aspen-retention treatments in BC’s southern interior. FORREX Link Article, Vol. 18. No 2, art5.
  • Rogers, B.J. 2007. Understanding MPB’s effect on caribou winter range habitat. FORREX Link Article, Vol. 18. No 2, art6.
  • Rogers, B.J. 2007. Take it or leave it? MPB infestation sparks more questions than answers. FORREX Link Article, Vol. 18. No 2, art11.
  • Rogers, B.J. 2007. Pulling it all together: Urgency. FORREX Link Article, Vol. 18. No 2, art17.
  • Rogers, B.J and C.D Hawkins 2007. Overcoming Obstacles to Variable Retention in Forest Management Science to Management Forum Proceedings. Journal of Ecosystem Management, Vol 8, No 3: 130

2006:

  • Stevenson, S.K., M.J. Jull, and B.J. Rogers. 2006. Abundance and attributes of wildlife trees and coarse woody debris at three silvicultural systems study areas in the Interior Cedar-Hemlock Zone, British Columbia. For. Ecol. Manage. 233(1):176-191. [Link]
  • Rogers, B.J. and C. Hawkins, 2006.  An investigation of Douglas-fir leave-tree mortality in the sub-boreal spruce zone: a temporal and spatial assessment of water relations under pre and post harvest conditions.  Master thesis and Forest Science Program Project.  University of Northern British Columbia.  In revision for publication manuscript.
  • Rogers, B.J. and C. Hawkins, 2006.  Managing mixedwood stands to sustainably maximize productivity and minimize costs.  University of Northern British Columbia, British Columbia. Forest Science Program Final Technical Report (contract #)Y062305. (pending B.C. Forest Science Program web posting)

2005:

  • Rogers, B.J, N. Balliet and C. Hawkins, 2005.  An Evaluation of Douglas-fir leave-tree retention practices in central British Columbia.  University of Northern British Columbia, British Columbia. Forest Science Program Final Technical Report (contract #)Y051089.  http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/library/FIA/2005/FIA2005MR140a.pdf

2003:

  • Rogers, B.J.  2003.  Annotated bibliography of scientific knowledge regarding the management of snags in British Columbia.  Prepared for the sustainable Forest Management Coordinator, University of Northern British Columbia for Canfor Prince George Woodlands, Strategic plan for identifying maintaining snags in managed forest stands in the Prince George TSA. pp. 8 – 61. http://mixedwood.unbc.ca/pdf/Snags%20strategic%20plan%20March%202003.pdf

2002:

  • Rogers, B.J.  2002.  A comparative assessment of coarse woody debris volume and wildlife habitat quality in clearcut silviculture systems using ground based harvesting methods under pre and postharvest conditions.  Final report, Robson Valley Enhanced Forest Management Pilot Project Course Woody Debris Assessment Phase III.

1998:

  • Coopersmith, D., B. Rogers, and V. Sit. 1998. Experimental Project 660 - 31 Year Progress Report for the Chilco Creek Installation, Vanderhoof Forest District. B.C. Min. For., Prince George. Forest Research Note PG-12-3. 
  • Coopersmith, D., B. Rogers, and V. Sit. 1998. Experimental Project 660-30 Year Progress Report for the Bobtail Road Installation, Cluculz Lake. B.C. Min. For., Prince George. Forest Research Note PG-12-2. 
  • Coopersmith, D., B.J. Rogers and V. Sit.  1998.  30 Year Progress Report for the Bobtail Road Installation, Cluculz Lake.  Experimental Project 660.  B.C. Ministry of Forests, Forest Resources and Practices Team, Research Note # PG-12-2.
  • Coopersmith, D., B.J. Rogers and V. Sit.  1998.  A 31 Year Progress Report for the Chilco Creek Installation, Vanderhoof Forest District.  Experimental Project 660.  B.C. Ministry of Forests, Forest Resources and Practices Team, Research Note # PG-12-3.