BC’s Inland Rainforest – Conservation and Community
The University of Northern British Columbia and FORREX Forest Research Extension Partnership hosted the conference BC’s Inland Rainforest – Conservation and Community at the University of Northern British Columbia from May 21–23, 2008. This conference highlighted emerging research findings with the aim of improving sustainable management of this ecologically important ecosystem and examined social and community values associated with B.C.’s inland rainforest.
Keynote Presentation by Dr. Bruce Fraser, Chair B.C. Forest Practices Board.
Future Visions of B.C.’s Inland Rainforest.
Conference Presenters (Oral and Poster Presentations)
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- Arsenault, André. Patterns and process in old-growth rainforests of southern British Columbia.
- Batycki, Candice. The Inland Temperate Rainforest In An Uncertain Future: Who Is Protecting Who?
- Bergdahl, James. Ecology, biogeography, and conservation of Inland Temperate Rainforests of the Pacific Northwest of North America: A comprehensive, international perspective.
- Brooks, Denise, Melanie Jones, and Sue Grayston. The fungal assemblages associated with visualized forest soil micro-sites.
- Calof, Justin. Legacy Biodiversity Completion in the Prince George Rare Interior Cedar-Hemlock Zone
- Campbell, J., G.E. Bradfield, C.E. Prescott, and A.L. Fredeen. The role of overstory tree species in providing habitat for epiphytic cyanolichens.
- Carson, Shannon and Beryl Nesbit. Established Old Growth Management Areas in the Northern Interior Cedar Hemlock Zone.
- Coxson, Darwyn. B.C.’s Inland Rainforest – A Vision for the Future.
- Craighead, Lance, Thomas Olenickil, Brent Brock, and Justin Williams. A Conservation Area Design for the Inland Temperate Rainforest Based on Focal Species.
- Delong, Craig, and and Marty Kranabetter. Changes in Stand Structure, Vascular Plants, and Ectomycorrhizal Fungi over Stand Age in Forests of the ICH.
- Doering, Matthew and Darwyn Coxson. Lichen diversity in deciduous wetland swales.
- Eastham, Andrea and Mike Jull. Regeneration composition, abundance and growth within three post-harvest stand structures in the wet subzones of the Interior Cedar Hemlock (ICH) in east-central British Columbia.
- Feller, Michael and Gregg Walker. Old-growth and forest fire in ICH forests near Revelstoke, B.C.
- Gavin, Daniel. Assembling the biota of the interior wet belt: separate lines of evidence from paleoecology, phylogeography, and climate models.
- Goward, Trevor. Inland Temperate Rainforests: Made in Canada
- Heise, Brian, A., Cathy Mackay, and Jacqueline J. Sorensen. Harvesting effects on fish food resources in headwater streams of the interior rainforest.
- Heemskerk, Ben, Erin Hall, and Allen Banner. Ecosystem Recovery – how have forests of the north western Interior Cedar-Hemlock zone responded to past disturbances?
- Orcherton, Dan. TEK (Traditional Ecological Knowledge) and Biodiversity Conservation: Strengthening community-based approaches (CBA) to conservation and building equitable partnerships in practice with indigenous peoples.
- Pousette, John. Timber supply in the ICH – An historical perspective and a look forward.
- Radies, David, Darwyn Coxson, Chris Johnson and Ksenia Konwicki. Not all old-growth is equal: Ecological attributes and lichen biodiversity in an inland temperate rainforest landscape
- Sherrod, Anne, Craig Pettitt, and Wayne McCrory. Thirty Years of Conservation in the ICH
- Stevenson, Susan, Harold Armleder, Mauro Calabrese, Darwyn Coxson, Jean Heineman, and Eric Phillips. Group selection in a cedar-hemlock forest: the Isaiah Creek project.
- Zammuto, Rick. Rainforest conservation biology corridor for Robson Valley.
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