Canadian Forest Service Publications

Environmental protection costs in logging road design and construction to prevent increased sedimentation in the Carnation Creek watershed. 1977. Ottens, J.; Rudd, J.D. Environment Canada, Canadian Forestry Service, Pacific Forest Research Centre, Victoria, BC. Information Report BC-X-155. 28 p.

Year: 1977

Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 1599

Language: English

Series: Information Report (PFC - Victoria)

Availability: PDF (download)

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The Ritherdon Road extension project on the west coast of Vancouver Island was used in 1975 to study the relationship between logging road design and construction tasks, and stream sedimentation. A method of determining least cost logging road design and construction prescriptions to meet stream sedimentation standards is described using sample data.