9. Forestry and Mining

Potential Strategies and Actions for Forestry and Mining 


Potential Actions

Doing Already

9.1 Forest Management

Reforest logged areas and reclaim mining sites with species suited to future climate conditions and create diverse ecosystems


Improve monitoring of and response to increasing disturbance agents like insects and disease


Incorporate climate change into long-term timber supply forecasts


9.2 Access Management

Use new  technology to extend the winter logging season


Refine road construction and maintenance practices to accommodate changing stream flows, especially peak flows

9.3 Emergency Preparedness

Improve preparedness for fires, storms, floods, and debris slides.