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By: Columbia Mountains Institute Of Applied Ecology  09-12-2011
Keywords: ecology

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    Archive of CMI Member Bulletins












    BC Hydro Reports:
    Evaluation of Ancillary Benefits of Reservoir Drawdown Zone Revegetation in the Upper Arrow Reservoir

    In May 2004, the BC Hydro Strategic Environmental Initiatives Program created a compilation CD containing reports pertaining to the benefits of revegetation of the Upper Arrow Reservoir drawdown zone. See list of titles on the CD, below.

    CD Table of Contents:

     
    Overview Report
    • Evaluation of Ancillary Benefits of Reservoir Drawdown Zone Revegetation in the Upper Arrow Reservoir: Overview Report - Michael McPhee and Edward Hill, May 2003
    Vegetation Studies
    • Summary Report on Vegetation and Soil Analyses for the 1999 Pilot Study - Revelstoke Reach - Upper Arrow Reservoir - Anne Moody and CARR Environmental Consultants, May 2000
    • Synthesis of Vegetation and Soil Studies for Revelstoke Reach - Upper Arrow Reservoir - Anne Moody and CARR Environmental Consultants, May 2002
    • Vegetation Mapping (1968-2000) of Dust Control Treatment Areas - Revelstoke Reach - Upper Arrow Reservoir - Anne Moody, March 2002
    • Long-Term Monitoring of Vegetation Expansion and Trials in the Dust Control Treatment Areas of Revelstoke Reach - Upper Arrow Reservoir - Anne Moody, March 2002
    • Quantification of Vegetation Inputs to Revelstoke Reach Summary of 2000 Field Program - Vegetation and Soil Analyses - Anne Moody and CARR Environmental Consultants, July 2002
      Vegetation Benefits to Fish: A Literature Review - Anne Moody, CARR Environmental Consultants, and J.G. Stockner, April 2000
    Aquatic Studies
    • Biofilm, Invertebrates and Fish Communities Associated with Vegetation Strata in the Drawdown Zone of the Arrow Lakes Reservoir - Final Report - C.J. Perrin and J.G. Stockner, March 2002
    Wildlife Studies
    • Columbia River-Revelstoke Migration Monitoring Station Final Banding Report for 2001 - Janice Jarvis, 2002
    • Songbird Use of Floodplain Vegetation Types in the Revelstoke Reach, Upper Arrow Reservoir, British Columbia Canada - John Boulanger, John Woods, and Janice Jarvis, April 2002
    • Waterbirds of the Revelstoke Reach Wetlands, Upper Arrow Reservoir, Revelstoke, British Columbia Canada - John Woods and Janice Jarvis, June 2001
    Recreation Studies
    • Upper Arrow Seeding and Recreation Study - Marc Pederson, August 2001
    • Group and Organized Recreation Activities in the Upper Arrow Reservoir Drawdown Zone - Michael McPhee, March 2002
    Ecological Modelling
    • Simulating the Response of Aquatic and Riparian Productivity to Reservoir Operations: Description of the Vegetation and Littoral Components of BC Hydro's Integrated Response Model (IRM) - Josh Korman, December 2002

    Conference Summaries

    Mountain Caribou Compendium

    The Mountain Caribou Compendium is a set of over 180 journal articles, reports and other information about the ecology and management of southeastern British Columbia’s threatened Mountain Caribou populations. In May of 2010 the Compendium moved from the CMI office to the library of Selkirk College, Castlegar campus.

    You can download an index and abstracts for the Mountain Caribou Compendium as a Microsoft Word document. To find reports, open the downloaded file, and use your Microsoft Word “find” function to locate author names or keywords in the document.

    About the Mountain Caribou Compendium

    The southern populations of woodland caribou, known locally as “mountain caribou,” are listed as a threatened species. Virtually all of the world’s 1800 mountain caribou live in southeastern British Columbia. The Mountain Caribou Compendium is an initiative to improve the accessibility of research results and other information related to the mountain caribou herds of southeastern British Columbia.

    Supporting agencies for the Mountain Caribou Compendium

    In early 2003 the Revelstoke Forest Workers Society compiled a list of all research reports and other documents relevant to the management of the threatened local mountain caribou populations. The Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology became host for the project, with a commitment to maintain the collection of print materials and make the information available on the internet. Early financial support for the project came from the City of Revelstoke’s “Revelstoke Caribou Recovery Committee” and the Revelstoke Community Forest Corporation. The collection was donated to Selkirk College Castlegar campus in May of 2010.

    National Park Feature Articles

    Parks Canada is a valued supporter of the Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology. The following information sheets and articles were produced by Michael Morris of Parks Canada, and feature ecological issues related to Mount Revelstoke National Park, Glacier National Park, and the Columbia Mountains.

    Bird Ecology

    Aquatic Ecology

    Natural Processes

    Mountain Caribou

    Grizzly Bears and Black Bears

    Plant Ecology

    Wildlife

    Research Highlights


    The Columbia Mountains Institute rarely conducts research projects. It is our members that do the research. The projects listed below were conducted in southeastern British Columbia over the last decade. Some of the items are "grey literature" and not found in published journals. Please contact the authors directly for more information.

Keywords: ecology

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