Canadian Forest Service Publications

Special Status species. 2005. Loo, J.A.; Beardmore, T.L.; Simpson, J.D.; McPhee, D.A. Pages 69-78 (Chapter 10) in Betts, M.J.; Forbes, G. Special Status species. Forest Management Guidelines to Protect native Biodiversity in the Greater Fundy Ecosystem. Second edition. New Brunswick Co-operative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB.

Year: 2005

Issued by: Atlantic Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 37066

Language: English

Availability: PDF (download)

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Species that are rare or threatened require special attention to ensure for their survival. Conservation steps may be directed at the level of the ecosystem, species or genes. The conservation needs of four threatened and endangered species, butternut, white elm, American beech and bur oak are discussed and recommendations for best practices are proposed.