Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

* denotes an active project. ⌘ denotes a multi-year/continuing project.

Project # Project Title Project Lead Funding Agency
2020-40* Response of Ecosystems and Plants to Fire Evelyn Hamilton, Sybille Haeussler, Reg Newman, Julia Chandler Forest Enhancement Society (FESBC), BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (MFLNRORD)
2020-39* Recovery of White Bark Pine (WBP) after Wildfire Alana Clason BC MoE Parks, Society for Ecosystem Restoration in Northern BC (SERNbc)
2020-37b* Response of Moose Browse to Wildfire and Reforestation Alana Clason EcoCanada, MFLNRORD, North Area Skeena Region, Canada Summer Jobs program.
2020-01c* Implications of including/excluding prescribed fire in various landscapes under future climate conditions Dr. Kira Hoffman (BVRC Research Associate and Post Doctoral Fellow) BC Wildfire Service, Canadian Forest Service
2020-01b* Historical fire regimes and how they relate to the current forest/fuel structure and wildfire threat in north-central and northwest BC Dr. Kira Hoffman (BVRC Research Associate and Post Doctoral Fellow) BC Wildfire Service, BC Parks, National Geographic
2020-01a* Understanding implications of forest management practices with respect to occurrence and severity of wildfires, evaluating post fire recovery and resiliency and improving tools (i.e. Fire Behaviour Predictor) Dr. Phil Burton (UNBC), Dr.Sam Coggins (BVRC Research Associate) BC Wildfire Service, Canadian Forest Service
2020-01* Forest Management, Historical Disturbances, Prescribed Burning, and Wildfire Risk Evelyn Hamilton, Phil Burton (UNBC), Kira Hoffman, Sam Coggins, Alana Clason, Irene Ronalds, Dawn Hanson BC Wildfire Service, Canadian Forest Service
2019-3, 2020-37* Carbon Dynamics of Planted and Natural Regeneration Stands in the Northern Interior Following Wildfires Dr. Alana Clason BC MFLNRORD, Forest Carbon Initiative - Science and Research Agenda, Canada Summer Jobs Program
2018-17* Use of Guide and Outfitter Knowledge and Sampling to Advance Wildlife Health Surveillance Systems Dr. Naima Jutha, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary Ministry of Environment, CCS
2018-16* Evaluating how shifts in forest stand composition and structure will influence the quality and distribution of northern caribou forest habitat. Che Elkin Ministry of Environment
2017-11⌘ Morice Monitoring Trust - Year 2 Don Morgan, Bulkley Valley Research Centre and BC Ministry of Environment, Smithers, BC Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
2017-07* Whitebark Pine Restoration Sybille Haeussler, PhD, UNBC, Smithers Habitat Conservation Trust, TD-Friends of the Environment Foundation, Forest Enhancement Society
2017-02⌘ Community Resources Board Administration Laura Guillon, Administrative Coordinator, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Community Resources Board
2016-19⌘ Prediction of streamflow and associated sediment fluxes in the Kiskatinaw River Basin in response to spring snowmelt Dr. Stephen Déry, BSc, MSc, PhD Atmospheric Science, University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC City of Dawson Creek, BC
2016-08⌘ Cumulative Impacts Monitoring and Management in the Skeena Don Morgan, Bulkley Valley Research Centre and BC Ministry of Environment, Smithers, BC Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
2016-04⌘ Grizzly Bear Population Don Morgan, Bulkley Valley Research Centre and BC Ministry of Environment, Smithers, BC Ministry of Environment
2016-01⌘ Babine Watershed Monitoring Trust - Administration and Technical Support Laura Guillon, Administrative Coordinator, Bulkley Valley Research Centre Babine Watershed Monitoring Trust
2015-14* Cumulative Effects and Monitoring Conference Bulkley Valley Research Centre Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO)
2013-05* Morice River Floodplain Monitoring Project Patrick Hudson, Hydrologic Consulting Inc. Tides Canada
2011-07⌘ Bulkley Valley Community Resources Board - RAMP Bulkley Valley Community Resources Board Ministry of Natural Resource Operations, Real Estate Foundation, Wetzin'kwa Community Forest Corporation