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Forest Practices Board webinar on Forest Practices and Fish Habitat
June 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This event is put on by the Forest Practices Board. The webinar is an opportunity to learn more about the Board’s recent investigation of forest and range practices and impacts to fish habitat in BC. Project lead, Doug Wahl, RPBio, and lead consultant, Derek Tripp, RPBio, will talk about the investigation findings, followed by a question and answer session. Topics covered will include: * maintenance of fish passage, * sediment management, * riparian management, and * range use Registration is limited to 100 attendees, so sign up soon! The webinar format is a presentation (30 minutes) followed by questions and answers (30 minutes) using ThoughtExchange. This is a two-part project on conserving fish habitat under FRPA. The part 1 report, published in 2018, describes government’s approach to protection of fish habitat (see https://www.bcfpb.ca/?p=4920). This webinar will cover the part 2 report, published in May 2020. Board investigators looked at planning for the protection of fish habitat, monitoring and how well forest licenses and ranchers are providing for the protection of fish habitat on the ground in five watersheds with known importance for fish (see https://www.bcfpb.ca/?p=5770)
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