Project Code: STJEAN-01-003
Area:Field Operations
Sponsor:St. Jean Lumber [1984] Ltd.

The purpose of this Project was the restoration of coniferous land base subsquent to its destruction due to wildfire.

Objectives included the burning of in-block slash piles, site preparation and planting of coniferous stock on approximately 18 hectares of burned-over land.

Site preparation utilizing a modified-blade technique was carried out during January 2003 and tree planting occurred in early June 2003.

In all, a total of 21.1 hectares of cutover in six salvage blocks was site-prepared and planted to white spruce at a 96% quality rating.

White Spruce
Site Preparation
Fire Salvage
St. Jean Lumber [1984] Ltd.