Canadian Forest Service Publications

Old-growth boreal forests: unravelling the mysteries. 2010. De Grandpré, L. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre, Quebec, QC. Branching out No. 59. 2 p.

Year: 2010

Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 31854

Language: English

Series: Branching Out (LFC - Québec)

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Although old-growth forests were once a dominant component of some pre-industrial forest landscapes, even-aged forest management in the boreal forest has led to a scarcity of old-growth stands. But what do we actually know about old-growth forests? Canadian Forest Service researchers are working to increase overall understanding of these forests and address certain misconceptions about them.

Also available under the title:
Les vieilles forêts boréales : des forêts méconnues. L’éclaircie du Service canadien des forêts, Centre de foresterie des Laurentides. No. 59. (French)