Canadian Forest Service Publications

Freezing rain and forests: Minimizing damage. 2003. DesRochers, P. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Ste-Foy, Québec. Branching out Number 8. 2 p.

Year: 2003

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 24875

Language: English

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

Availability: PDF (download)

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The ice storm that hit southern Quebec in January 1998 caused substantial damage to forests. Researchers at the Laurentian Forestry Centre of the Canadian Forest Service have studied trees at 59 study sites in the five years that followed the ice storm.

Also available under the title:
Verglas et forêts Atténuer les dommages. L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 8. (French)