|Sponsor:||Blue Ridge Lumber (1981)|
The primary purpose of this Project was the assessment of stocking and density conditions of approximately 11,713 hectares of cutovers harvested prior to 1991.
Objectives included assessment of the condition of the regeneration in the SR Blocks, determine degree of vegetative competition, and prescribe/priorize the appropriate stand tending treatment.
During the period of April to November 2000 – four thousand, nine hundred and eighty-five hectares were aerially surveyed. Data collected included stocking class percentages, conifer density, deciduous density, average conifer & deciduous canopy heights, stand condition, recommended treatment and the priority of same.
Stand Management Recommendations
Blue Ridge Lumber