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SERN AGM Minutes

2014. 2014 AGM.
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2015. 2015 AGM.
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2016. 2016 AGM.
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SERN Literature and Reports

Smart, B. 2016. SERNBC Ecosystem Restoration Project Selection Process Development Workshop.. Forsite Consultants Ltd.. 4p.
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Hawkes, J. 2016. Society for Ecosystem Restoration in North Central BC (SERNbc) First Nations Collaboration: Final Report. Ecofor. 12p.
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Kaffanke, T. 2015. Report on Sutherland Grassland (Tl'o 'anun) Reconnaissance. 19p.
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SERN. 2013. Ecosystem Restoration Treatment Prescription. Euchiniko Lakes Sidehills. 10p.
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SERN. 2014. Strategic Plan - 2014. SERN.
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SERN. The Vanderhoof Ecosystem Restoration Strategic Plan.
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SERN. Tactical Plan: Whitebark Pine in the Omineca Region - Final Draft.
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SERN. 2013. Tactical Plan: Whitebark Pine in the Omineca Region - March 2013.
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SERN. 2015. Whitebark Pine Restoration Plan for Mount Robson Provincial Park 2015.
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SERN. Promoting Whitebark Pine Recovery in British Columbia.
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SERN. Assisted Migration of Douglas-Fir in the Omineca Region.
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SERNbc. 2018. The Restoration of Linear Features in Caribou Habitat in BC – A Summary of Practices, Projects, and Costs. Society for Ecosystem Restoration in Northern British Columbia.
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SERNbc. 2013. SERNbc Strategic Intent - 2013: Draft report. SERNbc.
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REPORTS RELATED TO SERN PROJECT AREAS

Prince George Blackwater - UWR

Albertson, O. 2014. Blackwater River Ungulate Winter Range. 90p.
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Cunningham Lake

Albertson, O. 2014. Blackwater River Ungulate Winter Range. 90p.
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Euchiniko

Ecofor Consulting. 2016. Euchiniko Sidehills and Grizzly Valley 2015 Vegetation Monitoring Summary. 25p.
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Simonar, K. and Migabo, S. 2004. Rangeland Management Recommendations for Euchiniko Sidehills Proposed Sensitive Area. 28p.
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Gaius Point

Gaius Point Uplands UWR Fuel Management Treatment: Photo Inventory.
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Laidman Lake

2009. Laidman UWR Burn Plan 2009.
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Laidman Lake Prescribed Burn.
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Cichowski D., G. Sutherland, and R.S. McNay. 2018. Rehabilitation of caribou winter range following attack by mountain pine beetle: 2017 post-treatment site monitoring UWR U-7-012. Wildlife Infometrics Inc. Report No. 617. Wildlife Infometrics Inc., Mackenzie, British Columbia, Canada.
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Mt. Horetzky

Haeussler, S. 2015. Prescribed burning of logging slash for ecological restoration of berries and grizzly bear forage near Mt. Horetzky. 37p.
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Ruby Rock

Blackwell, B. and Steele, F. 2003. Rubyrock Ecosystem Management Plan- Final. 51p.
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Sulyma, R. 2008. Prescribed Burn Assesment, Cunningham Lake Prescribed Burn Site (east end): Vegetation/Burn Effectiveness Monitoring. Wildlife Infometrics Inc.. 51p.
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Rubyrock Plots (Corresponding Map).
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Savory Ridge

Savory Ridge UWR - Powerpoint Presentation (PDF).
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Savory Ridge UWR - Powerpoint Presentation.
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Stuart River

Albertson, O. 2009. Stuart River Prescribed Burn Monitoring Report. 35p.
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Sutherland Creek

Kaffanke, T. 2015. Report on Sutherland Grassland (Tl'o 'anun) Reconnaissance. 19p.
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Kaffanke, T. 2018. Sutherland Protected Area Shrubland Complex – Extending an Interpretation Deeper into the Past. Prepare for Society for Ecosystem Restoration in Northern British Columbia.
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RESTORATION REPORTS

Fire Fuel Management

2012. Assessment of potential wildlife impacts: mid-term timber supply. Province of British Columbia.
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2010. BC Wildland fire management strategy.
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2008. British Columbia wildland urban interface fire consequence management plan. Ministry of Forests & Range/Protection Branch.
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de Groot, A., and S Haeussler. 2016. Red Hills prescribed fire: eight year post-burn vegetation monitoring. SERNbc.
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Daigle. P. 2010. Fire-resilient landscapes - NOTES. BC Ministry of Environment, Ecosystems Protectin and Sustainability Branch.
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Daigle. P. 2010. Fire-resilient landscapes - NIR. BC Ministry of Environment, Ecosystems Protectin and Sustainability Branch.
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Ecologically based decision matrix for determing response to fire in the Northern Interior Forest Region.
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Fowler,J.F., C. Hull Sieg, and L.L. Wadleigh. 2010. Effectiveness of Litter Removal to Prevent Cambial Kill-Caused Mortality in Northern Arizona Ponderosa Pine. Forest Science 56(2) 2010.
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Hanson, C. 2010. The myth of "catasrophic" wildfire: a new ecological paradigm of forest health.. John Muir Project Technical Report.
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Hood, S. M. In Press. Retaining old trees when reintroducing fire into long-unburned forests that historically burned frequentl. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-XXX, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Ro.
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Hood, S, B. Bentz, K. Gibson, K. Ryan, and G. DeNitto. 2007. Assessing post-fire Douglas-fir mortality and Douglas-fir beetle attacks in the northern Rocky Mountains. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-199. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture,. 31p.
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Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-199. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Includes Supplement.


Hood, S.M., B. Bentz, and K.C. Ryan. Douglas-fire beetle attack and tree mortality following wildfire. USDA Forest Service.
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Hood, S.M., D.R. Cluck, S.L. Smith, K.C. Ryan. 2008. Using Bark Char Codes to Predict Post-fire Cambium Mortality. Fire Ecology: 4(1): 57-73.
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Blackwell & Associates and Gray Consulting. 2006. Strategic plan for the use of prescribed fire to restore ecosystems in the Okanagan region.
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Thies, W.G., D.J. Westlind, M. Loewen, and G. Brenner. 2008. A field guide to predict delayed mortality of fire-damaged ponderosa pine: application and validation of the Malheur Model. US Department of Agriculture. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-769.
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Vyse, Alan, Chris Hollstedt, and David Huggard (editors). 1998. Managing the Dry Douglas Fir Forests of the Southern Interior: Workshop Proceedings.
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April 29Ð30, 1997. Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Res. Br., B.C. Min. For., Victoria, B.C. Work Pap. 34/1998


2011. Wildfire Managment Plan 2011 Vanderhoof District - MAP.
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Wildfire Management Branch Strategic Plan 2012-2017. Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations.
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Forsite Consultants Ltd. 2018. Kenney Dam Wildfire Ecosystem Restoration Plan. Prepared by Forsite Consultants Ltd. for Society for Ecosystem Restoration in Northern BC. 48pp.
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Forsite Consultants Ltd. 2018. Little Bobtail Wildfire Ecosystem Restoration Plan. Prepared by Forsite Consultants Ltd. for Society for Ecosystem Restoration in Northern BC. 43p.
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Grass Rangeland Management

Helkenber, L. and S. Haeussler. 2009. 2009. Conservation and restoration of northwest BC grasslands. Bulkley Valley Centre for Natural Resources Research & Management.
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Ecosystem Sciences and Management Program for Bulkley Valley Centre for Natural Resources Research & Management


Veenstra, V., and S. Haeussler. 2002. Grouse mountain post burn vegetation inventory. Prepared by Skeena Forestry Consultants for Bulkley Forest District.
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Veenstra, V., D. McLennan, G. Senichenko. 2002. Overview of grassland-aspen interactions in the Prince Rupert Forest Region. Prepared by Oikos Ecological Services for the Prince Rupert Forest Region.
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de Groot, A., and C. Welsh. 2018. Red Hills Fire History. Prepared for BC Parks and Society for Ecosystem Restoration in Northcentral BC.
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Forest Ecosystems

Lousier, J.D., and W.B Kessler, editors. 1999. Ecology and management of interior Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var glauca) at the northern extreme of its rang. Proceedings of a workshop held 7-9 October 1996 in Fort St. James, British Columbia. Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, B.C..
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Bonderud, E., D. Evans, and S. Rapai. 2018. Aspen Distribution in North-central British Columbia: Abundance, trends, and implications for shallow water wetlands. Prepared by Chu Cho Environmental for Society for Ecosystem Restoration in Northern British Columbia. 32pp.
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Riparian Restoration and Beavers

Fitch, L. 2016. Caring for the Green Zone: Beaver - Our Watershed Partner. Lethbridge, Alberta: Cows and Fish - Alberta Riparian Habitat Management Society.
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ISBN No. 978-0-9688541-6-7


Kaffanke, T. 2016. Improving the prospects of shallow water wetlands through upland vegetation management in the Stuart Nechako Resource District - PDF. SERNbc.
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Kaffanke, T. 2016. Improving the prospects of shallow water wetlands through upland vegetation management in the Stuart Nechako Resource District - PowerPoint. SERNbc.
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Pollock, M.M., G. Lewallen, K. Woodruff, C.E. Jordan and J.M. Castro (Editors). 2015. The Beaver Restoration Guidebook: Working with Beaver to Restore Streams, Wetlands, and Floodplains. Version 1.02. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, Oregon. 189p.
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Wetlands

Kaffanke, T. 2016. Improving the prospects for shallow water wetlands through upland vegetation management in the Stuart Nechako Resource District. 13p.
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2003. Agencies, organizations and individuals supporting wetland conservation in BC.
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Bond, W.K., K.W. Cox, T. Heberlein, E.W. Manning, D.R. Witty, and D.A. Young. 1992. Wetland Evaluation Guide. Sustaining Wetlands Issues Paper Series. Issue Paper, No. 1992-1.
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Rex, J. and S. Dubé. 2006. Predicting the risk of wet ground areas in the Vanderhoof Forest District: Project description and progress report. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 7(2):57–71.
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Ross, T., M. Keefer, B. Jamieson. 2006. The development and testing of a reconnaissance level wetland assessment form on the TaTa/Skookumchuck Range Unit. Prepared for Coumbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, Nelson, BC.
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Whitebark Pine

Bunnell, F.L., K.A. Squires, I. Houde. 2004. Evaluating effects of large-scale salvage logging for mountain pine beetle on terrestrial and aquatic vertebrates. Mountain Pine Beetle Iniative Working Paper 2004-2.
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Cichowski, D., P. Williston, and S. Haeussler. 2008. The Response of Caribou Terrestrial Forage Lichens to Mountain Pine Beetles and Forest Harvesting in the East Ootsa and Entiako Areas: Annual Report – 2007/08 – Year 7. 46p.
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A report to Morice-Lakes Innovative Forest Practices Agreement, Prince George, B.C., the Bulkley Valley Centre for Natural Resources Research and Management, Smithers, B.C., and Ministry of Environment, Prince George, B.C.


McNay, R.S. 2011. Silviculture options for use in ranges designated for the conservation of northern caribou in British Columbia. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 12(2):55–73.
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Rapai, S. 2017. Northern Mountain Cariboo post fire habitat restoration extension. Chu Cho Environmental. Report 22000 20 SERNBC CAT14 04-07.
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Sulyma, S. 2003. Mule deer ungulate winter range (U-7-002) Report. Fort St. James Forest Distirct Omineca Region. Minsitry of Water, Land and Air Protection.
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Vanderhoof Caribou-ungulate Winter Range Forest for Tomorrow Project 2008/9.
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Yaremko, L. 2003. Mule deer ungulate winter range for the Vanderhoof Forest District (U-7-011) report. Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection.
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Moody, R., and D. Pigott. Best Management Practices for Whitebark Pine (Minus albicaulis). 2017p.
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Caribou and Wildlife

Bunnell, F.L., K.A. Squires, I. Houde. 2004. Evaluating effects of large-scale salvage logging for mountain pine beetle on terrestrial and aquatic vertebrates. Mountain Pine Beetle Iniative Working Paper 2004-2..
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Cichowski, D., P. Williston, and S. Haeussler. 2008. The Response of Caribou Terrestrial Forage Lichens to Mountain Pine Beetles and Forest Harvesting in the East Ootsa and Entiako Areas: Annual Report – 2007/08 – Year 7. 46p.
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A report to Morice-Lakes Innovative Forest Practices Agreement, Prince George, B.C., the Bulkley Valley Centre for Natural Resources Research and Management, Smithers, B.C., and Ministry of Environment, Prince George, B.C.


McNay, R.S. 2011. Silviculture options for use in ranges designated for the conservation of northern caribou in British Columbia. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 12(2):55–73.
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Rapai, S. 2017. Northern Mountain Cariboo post fire habitat restoration extension.. Chu Cho Environmental. Report 22000 20 SERNBC CAT14 04-07..
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Sulyma, S. 2003. Mule deer ungulate winter range (U-7-002) Report.. Fort St. James Forest Distirct Omineca Region. Minsitry of Water, Land and Air Protection..
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2009. Vanderhoof Caribou-ungulate Winter Range Forest for Tomorrow Project 2008/9.
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Yaremko, L. 2003. Mule deer ungulate winter range for the Vanderhoof Forest District (U-7-011) report. Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection..
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Rapai, S.B., D. McColl, and R. T. McMullin. 2017. Examining the role of terrestrial lichen transplants in restoring woodland caribou winter habitat. The Forestry Chronicle Vol. 93, No. 3: 204-212.
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Ronalds, I., and L. Grant. 2018. Tweedsmuir Lichen Restoration Trial Year 1 Report. Prepared for L. Grant Skeena Region, Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development.
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POLICIES

Governmental Plans

2011. Burn Plan for Smoke Management in the Vanderhoof Forest District - MAP.
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2011. Burn Plan for Smoke Management in the Vanderhoof Forest District - REPORT.
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Province of British Columbia order of the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands.
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2010. Vanderhoof defined forest area sustainable forest management plan.
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Vanderhoof land and resource management plan. File 204-20/LRMP-VA.
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SERN Constitutions and Bylaws.
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Policies

Board and Committee Compensation and Expense Reimbursement.
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Conflict of Interest Policy.
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Membership Policy.
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Expense Reimbursement.
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