Download
mountain pine beetle situation vanderhoof forest district n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Mountain Pine Beetle Situation Vanderhoof Forest District PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Mountain Pine Beetle Situation Vanderhoof Forest District

Mountain Pine Beetle Situation Vanderhoof Forest District

91 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

Mountain Pine Beetle Situation Vanderhoof Forest District

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Mountain Pine Beetle SituationVanderhoof Forest District Nathan Voth Stewardship Technician November 21, 2003

  2. Topics of Discussion • Graph showing hectares of MPB damage • What does the graph tell us? • What does it look like from the air? • Where do we go from here?

  3. What does the graph tell us? • ~ 60% of the mature pine in the THLB has already been attacked and killed by MPB • at least 85% of the mature pine in the THLB will have been attacked and killed within 2 years, unless we get two consecutive cold weather events • the main MPB infestation will have moved outside the Vanderhoof Forest District within 3 years

  4. What does it look like from the air? • the following 6 photos were taken during a flight on September 30, 2003 • the only live trees remaining will be deciduous, spruce, pine less than about 40 years old and a small percentage of the mature pine

  5. Landscape MPB attack in Moose Lake area looking East

  6. Landscape MPB attack in Laidman Lake area looking SE

  7. Landscape MPB attack in Matthews Creek area lookingSE

  8. Landscape MPB attack in Tatelkuz Lake area looking East

  9. Landscape MPB attack in Chutanli Lake area looking East

  10. Large Patch MPB attack in Woodcock Lake area looking East

  11. Where do we go from here? • continue the harvest of green attack to reduce the spread of MPB into neighboring districts • develop and implement a salvage strategy • identify and implement opportunities to minimize timber supply shortfalls and impacts on other resource values