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.
Issued by: Pacific Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 1599
Series: Information Report (PFC - Victoria)
Availability: PDF (download)
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.