Project Code: WELD-01-078
Area:Field Operations
Sponsor:Weldwood of Canada Ltd.

The primary purpose of this Project was maintenance of the coniferous growing stock in already regenerated pre-1991 harvested cutblocks.

Objectives included cleaning and tending of the competing aspen and deciduous shrubs within 2 meters of the established lodgepole pine.

During the Spring, Summer and Fall of the year 2000 – 947 hectares were cleaned/tended at an average price of $440.37 per hectare. Additionally, 17,863 hectares were aerially surveyed to ascertain treatment requirements for the year 2001.

Keywords
Density Management
Mechanical Tending
Weldwood
Brushing and Weeding
Lodgepole Pine/Aspen