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2004 Forest Health Conditions Report. Presentation to the Chief Forester Forest Health Committee Meeting Jan. 27, 2005 Prince George Civic Centre. Outline. Aerial Overview Survey Accomplishments Bark Beetles Defoliators Other Forest Health Factors. Aerial Overview Survey.

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2004 Forest Health Conditions Report

Presentation to the Chief Forester Forest Health Committee Meeting

Jan. 27, 2005

Prince George Civic Centre


Outline

  • Aerial Overview Survey Accomplishments

  • Bark Beetles

  • Defoliators

  • Other Forest Health Factors


Aerial Overview Survey

  • Surveys conducted by contract in NIFR, former Cariboo region, Nelson Region, and Coastal FR. Staff and contract in former Kamloops Region.

  • Area covered is approximately 81.7 million ha (~86% of the provincial land base – not all of it forested).


Aerial Overview Survey

  • Budget: ~$700,000/yr

  • Includes:

    • Survey contractors in each region

    • Map preparation and digitizing

    • Quality monitoring and training

    • Annual report, web site update and web map

    • All data available electronically on FTP by end of Oct.; input into LRDW


2004 Overview Survey Coverage – GPS Tracks


Area Infested (ha)

Highlights – Bark Beetles


MPB Details


Former Cariboo Region


Former Nelson Region


Former PG Region


Former Pr. Rupert Region


Spruce Beetle


SPRUCE BEETLE


SPRUCE BEETLE – HOT SPOTS


Douglas-fir Beetle


Douglas-fir Beetle


Defoliators


Defoliators

  • Defoliator outbreaks can cause significant mortality and growth loss and treatment can be justified on known impacts

  • Operational monitoring and treatment conducted for WSBW and DFTM

  • ESBW and other defoliators cause damage but treatment not justified

  • Annual Budget: $843,000 for Btk treatments


Western Hemlock Looper


2 Year Cycle Budworm


Western Spruce Budworm


Eastern Spruce Budworm


Large Aspen Tortrix


Other FHF


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