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Forest Co-op Ontario Forest Birds Workshop


Forest Co-op Ontario Forest Birds Workshop
The Forest Co-op in collaboration with the Sustainable Forest Management Network (SFMN) held a workshop entitled the "Forest Co-op Ontario Forest Birds Workshop". This 3-day workshop was held April 8-10, 2008 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

Links to articles in the special journal editions of the:

Forestry Chronicle (March/April 2009 Vol. 85. No. 2).

Avian Conservation and Ecology Special Feature: Bird Conservation in the Boreal Forest: Is there a Case for Resilience?

 

Bird Status Theme

Status of Ontario's forest birds

Peter Blancher, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada

Bird monitoring programs in Ontario:
what have we got and what do we need
?

Charles Francis, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada

Modeling bird habitat using satellite-derived data for area-based habitat conservation plans

Jason Duffe, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada

Boreal Avian Modeling Project

Samantha Song, Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada

Forest Management Effects Theme

Riparian Management: Forest bird responses to partial cutting in riparian reserves in Ontario's boreal mixedwood forest

Steve Holmes, Canadian Forest Service

Effects of post-harvest silviculture on boreal breeding birds

Ian Thompson, Canadian Forest Service

Birds & forest management: An overview of relationships & management approaches

Margaret Donnelly, Sustainable Forest Management Network

The importance of standing deadwood in the foraging and nesting ecology of birds in the boreal forest

Pierre Drapeau, Universite du Quebec a Montreal

The effects of single-tree and group selection on the birds in hardwood forests in a forested landscape

Erica Nol, Trent University

Impacts of partial harvesting on forest breeding birds in fragmented forests

Dawn Burke, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Do post-harvest forests emulate natural disturbances from the perspective of boreal landbirds

Ryan Zimmerling, Golder Associates

Effects of forest management activities on stick-nesting birds: new direction for mitigation in Ontario

Brian Naylor, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Boreal mixedwood bird community response to spruce budworm outbreak and succession

Lisa Venier, Canadian Forest Service

Linking the range-wide decline of a songbird to long term prey cycles: The case of the Canada Warbler

Kandyd Szuba, Domtar Inc.

Pattern, process and bird community assembly on boreal landscapes originating from fire and timber harvest: can we have our ecosystem and preserve it too?

Tom Nudds, University of Guelph

Birds as ecological indicators of sustainable forest management

Lisa Venier, Canadian Forest Service

Bird Monitoring Theme

A test of Ontario's habitat suitability matrix for forest birds

Steve Holmes, Canadian Forest Service

Forest cover thresholds in boreal birds: Implications for management

Susan Hannon, University of Alberta

Development and application of biological integrity indices for reporting on the status of boreal forest bird communities

Erin Bayne, University of Alberta

Developing a focal species bioassay for assessment of songbird conservation design strategies

Rob Rempel, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Science Into Policy And Practice Theme

Development and evaluation of coarse-filter policy options for the conservation of forest songbird communities

Rob Rempel, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Forest Industry perspectives on MBCA - Challenges and Solutions

Andrew Devries, Forest Products Association of Canada

Providing for bird habitat in forest management plans in Ontario - Opportunities and Difficulties

Jim Baker, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources

Forest Birds Workshop Summary