11. Incorporating Concepts of Historical Range of Variation in Ecosystem-Based Management of British Columbia's Coastal Temperate Rainforest

  1. John A. Wiens2,3,
  2. Gregory D. Hayward4,5,
  3. Hugh D. Safford6,7 and
  4. Catherine M. Giffen8
  1. Andy MacKinnon and
  2. Sari C. Saunders

Published Online: 8 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118329726.ch11

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management

How to Cite

MacKinnon, A. and Saunders, S. C. (2012) Incorporating Concepts of Historical Range of Variation in Ecosystem-Based Management of British Columbia's Coastal Temperate Rainforest, in Historical Environmental Variation in Conservation and Natural Resource Management (eds J. A. Wiens, G. D. Hayward, H. D. Safford and C. M. Giffen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118329726.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    PRBO Conservation Science, 3820 Cypress Dr #11, Petaluma, CA 94954, USA

  2. 3

    School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 2006, Australia

  3. 4

    USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, 3301 C Street, Anchorage, AK 99504, USA

  4. 5

    USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, Lakewood, CO 80401, USA

  5. 6

    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, Vallejo, CA 94592, USA

  6. 7

    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA

  7. 8

    USDA Forest Service, National Office Washington, DC, USA

Author Information

  1. BC Ministry of Natural Resource Operations, Coast Area Operations, 4300 North Road, Victoria, BC, Canada V8Z 5J3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337921

Online ISBN: 9781118329726

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Keywords:

  • HRV in ecosystem-based, of BC's coastal temperate rainforest;
  • HRV utilized in EBM on BC's coast, and CNC ecological characteristics;
  • British Columbia's CNC, and natural disturbance;
  • land-use zones on CNC and SCC of British Columbia, Canada;
  • LRMPs, goals for allocation/use of resources, over geographic regions;
  • the upland–riparian interface, aquatic health and ecological integrity;
  • CIT, retaining ecosystem type characteristic to CNC;
  • EBM at spatial/temporal, minimizing ecological/social conflict;
  • HRV concepts and CNC ecological goals, uncertainty in climate projections

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ecological Characteristics of CNC of British Columbia

  • Natural Disturbance in British Columbia's CNC

  • Regional Planning and EBM

  • HRV Concepts and British Columbia's Biodiversity Guidebook

  • Incorporating Natural Disturbance into EBM

  • Challenges in Applying Concepts of HRV to EBM in the CNC

  • Implications of Climate Change for Use of HRV Within EBM

  • Lessons for the Future from EBM in the CNC

  • Acknowledgments

  • References