HyP3 Project: Pattern, Process, and Productivity in Hypermaritime forests of coastal British Columbia (EP 1216)

Trial Name: HyP3 Project: Pattern, Process, and Productivity in Hypermaritime forests of coastal British Columbia (EP 1216)
Trial Objectives Installation Name Ecosystems Represented Tree Species Silvicultural Systems Tested Post Establishment Treatments
  • Harvesting feasibility
  • Fertilization and site preparation effects
  • Tree regeneration and growth
  • Timber quality, end-product recovery and utilization rates
HyP3 Project CWHvh2
  • Western hemlock
  • Western red cedar
  • Yellow cedar
  • Mountain hemlock
  • Sitka spruce
  • Shore pine
  • Diameter limit logging – all western red cedar and yellow cedar between 17.5-150 cm dbh felled
  • All hemlock and shore pine felled. 
  • Site preparation
  • Fertilization
  • Seedling protectors

Publications

 
Publication Topics Publications
General Overview
Multiple values
Growth and Yield
  • Lilles, E., P. LePage, and J.M. Kranabetter. 2018. Managing cedar–hemlock–salal scrub forests on the north coast of British Columbia. B.C. Min. For., Lands, Nat. Resource Ops. Rural Dev. North Area Exten. Note 57.
  • Kranabetter, J.M., P. LePage, and A. Banner. 2013. Management and productivity of cedar–hemlock–salal scrub forests on the north coast of British Columbia. For. Ecol. Manag. 308:161–168.
Site Preparation
Vegetation
  • Asada, T., B.G. Warner, and A. Banner. 2004. Sphagnum invasion after clear-cutting and excavator mounding in a hypermaritime forest of British Columbia. Can. J. For. Res. 34:1730–1746.
Site fertility
  • Kranabetter, J.M., A. Banner, and J. Shaw. 2003. Growth and nutrition of three conifer species across site gradients of north coastal British Columbia. Can. J. For. Res. 33:313–324. 
  • Kranabetter, J.M., A. Banner, and A. de Groot. 2005. An assessment of phosphorus limitations to soil nitrogen availability across forest ecosystems of north coastal British Columbia. Can. J. For. 
Harvesting
Seedling survival and growth
Hydrology
  • Lortie, S.L. 2002. A pre-harvest investigation of groundwater–surface water interactions in a hypermaritime catchment using hydrogeological and geochemical tools. MSc thesis. Univ. Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont.