Managing ingrown Douglas-fir stands for biodiversity, forage and timber: the Farwell Canyon project (EP 1367)

Trial Name: Managing ingrown Douglas-fir stands for biodiversity, forage and timber: the Farwell Canyon project
Trial Objectives Installation Name Ecosystems Represented Tree Species Silvicultural Systems Tested Post Establishment Treatments

Using a modified single tree selection silvicultural system to enhance:

  • vegetation species richness and diversity
  • individual tree growth
  • stand productivity
  • forage for domestic animals
  • to increase resistance to Douglas-fir bark beetle and stand destroying fire
Farwell Canyon IDFxm
  • Douglas-fir
  • aspen

Single tree selection with four treatments:

  • harvest (min. dbh 12.5cm)
  • harvest plus juvenile spacing
  • harvest-spacing- under burning
  • no-harvest controls
Under burning by wildfire of one block in 2017
Comments: 1 of the 2 blocks in the trial was impacted by fire in 2017 (mostly under burned due to the treatments)

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