WELD-01-038

Natural Disturbance Research Program
Sponsor: 
Weldwood of Canada Ltd.
Lead Researcher: 
D. Andison, Bandaloop Landscape-Ecosystem Services, Belcarra, British Columbia
Body: 
The Foothills Model Forest (FMF), in cooperation with Weldwood of Canada Ltd., Alberta Lands and Forests and Jasper National Park, initiated a research program to study natural disturbance in the FMF. The goal of the research is to examine the role of disturbance in the Foothills and Rocky Mountain natural regions of Alberta.Projects initiatives over the past two years included:This Natural Disturbance Program is ongoing. Updated information on the Natural Disturbance Program is available on the FMF website at http://www.fmf.ca/pa_ND.html.