Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Sensitive ecosystem mapping of the Atlin-Taku planning area

Project Reference Number: 2007-02

Project Status: Complete

Led by: Adrian de Groot, Drosera Ecological Consulting, Smithers

Gentian Botanical Research, Smithers; Sybille Haeussler, PhD, Skeena Forestry Consultants, Smithers; Boreal Research, Smithers; Jim Pojar, Smithers

Funder: ILMB, Service Agreement

The purpose of this project is to:

  • Prepare a summary of best available knowledge regarding the status and distribution of rare plant communities in the Atlin Taku area;
  • Map the known occurrences of rare plant communities based on:
    • Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping that exists for part of the area,
    • Expert knowledge of known occurrences, and
    • Photo interpretation, where appropriate;
  • Identify which rare plant communities are most threatened or sensitive to resource development.

Related Reports

Publication Date Report Title Authors
February 2009 Sensitive Ecosystems of the Atlin-Taku Planning Area - Report Adrian de Groot and Jim Pojar
February 2009 Sensitive Ecosystem Mapping of the Atlin-Taku Planning Area - Map Integrated Land Management Bureau