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Post-Disturbance Management of Biodiversity in BC Forests

Don Gayton, Pedro Lara Almuedo


Biodiversity is a key component of forested ecosystems. It should be preserved not only for its own sake, but because biodiverse ecosystems are resilient and better able to respond to changing conditions. This extension note is a condensed version of a full synthesis paper and provides some background on how biodiversity can be managed and enhanced in the wake of natural and man-made disturbances.


forest biodiversity; post-disturbance; salvage harvesting

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