Forest management guide to silviculture in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence and boreal forests of Ontario 2015.

Peterborough, ON : Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, 2015.
xi, 397 pages : illustrations


Issuing body
Microlog ; 2016-4090. [More in this series]
Summary note
This guide provides practitioners and forest management planning teams with information and direction to determine effective silviculture activities to meet local forest management objectives. The first section is primarily introductory providing definitions, context, and an implementation schedule. The second section speaks to the importance of integrated thinking when making silviculture decisions. The third section provides a brief description of the silviculture practices commonly used in Ontario and serves as an expanded glossary. The fourth section provides further context describing how this guide fits into forest management planning and a discussion of implementation. The fifth section includes the bulk of the direction including categorization of systems, methods, and treatments, example management approaches, and decision keys for the species considered in this guide. The sixth section describes how adaptive management principles have been incorporated including monitoring, guide effectiveness, and key uncertainties.--Includes text from publisher's website and document.
MNRF Number: 62894.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Reproduction note
Microfiche. Ann Arbor, Mich. : ProQuest, 2016. 6 microfiches : negative ; 11 x 15 cm. (Microlog ; 2016-4090).
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Description based on microfilm image of original print version; title from title page.
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