Program 211

AIRDATE:08/29/06

PROMO: AlPac's Don Pope outlines the progress the province is making on Integrated Landscape Management

Willi Fast discusses some of the issues surrounding mixedwood management

Researcher Troy McMullen proposes lichens as a keystone species for the management of old growth forests

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TITLE: Don Pope, Forest Landscape Management Specialist, Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries, Boyle
SUBJECT: #211 Integrated Landscape Management Update
SYNOPSIS: With all the industrial activity in our northern forests, Integrated Landscape Management is one way to lessen our human footprint on the forest environment. Alberta Pacific’s Don Pope talks about the progress we’ve made with ILM.

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TITLE: Willi Fast, Scientific Director, Mixedwood Management Association
SUBJECT: #211 Developing Silvicultural Techniques to Maintain the Boreal Mixedwood
SYNOPSIS: Willi Fast is one fellow who is tackling the touchy subject of how we can stop unmixing the mixedwood when replanting logged forests.

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TITLE: Troy McMullen, Masters Student, Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University
SUBJECT: #211 Lichens as Keystone Species in Old Growth Forest Management
SYNOPSIS: Graduate student Troy McMullen is investigating the role of lichens in the management of old growth forests.

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