Robert’s Creek Study Forest

Last updated on August 22, 2023
Trial name: Roberts Creek Study Forest (EP1256)
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Trial objectives Installation name Ecosystems represented Tree species Silvicultural systems tested Post establishment treatments
  • Planted and natural regeneration growth and development
  • Monitor effects on local hydrology and water quality
  • Monitor windthrow
  • Harvesting Economics
Roberts Creek Study Forest CWHdm
  • Douglas-fir
  • Western hemlock
  • Western red cedar
  • 10% dispersed retention
  • 50% aggregate retention
  • Clearcut with reserves
  • Strip Shelterwood
  • Planting – 1994 Douglas-fir and western red cedar
  • 2nd harvest entry - 1999


Publication Topics Publications
General Overview
Multiple values discussed
Water quality and snowpack
Forest Fungi
Harvesting and worker safety
Public perceptions