Wood & Pulp Plantations

By NABCANABCA, on 17 Mar 2017 05:15

Threat Description

The impacts of timber monocultures and plantations, but not timber harvesting in semi-natural systems (non-plantation), on foraging and roosting habitat. Includes impacts such as loss of habitat diversity, loss of roosting sites (e.g. cavities) and decreased insect prey abundance and diversity.

Perceived Importance of this Threat

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Mitigation Measures

General References
Forest Management & Bats
Forest Management Practices for Bats
Bats in Forests: Conservation and Management
Habitat Management Guidelines for Bats of Ontario
Relationships of three WNS-impacted species to Forest Condition
Managing coniferous production forests towards bat conservation
Indiana Bat Forestry Project
Forest Management Practices for Conserving Indiana Bats and Summer Habitat
Forest Management Guidelines for Indiana Bat Habitat

Habitat Conservation Plans
Lake States Forest Management Bat HCP

Challenges/Barriers to Addressing this Threat

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