Managing Super-Old-Growth in the Fourth Dimension

Three key factors make old redwood forests stable: topography, buffering marine influence and special species attributes. Active management may be required to maintain old growth redwood forests.

Presenter

Steve Norman

Contributors

Producer - Michael Furniss

Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

Video Length

40:22:00

Publication Date

01/12/2010

Description

Presentation on how to manage old forests, including beautiful photos of redwood trees. Existing forest attributes resulted from specific histories, however active management may be required to maintain or generate desired elements.

You should gain an understanding of:

Old trees vs. old forests, and long term objectives for old forests.

Factors that promote stability: topography, buffering marine influence and special species attributes.

Changing fire regimes and fire management implications.