Cowichan-Koksilah Forest Hydrology Workshop

The Cowichan Watershed Board is hosting a workshop to better understand the current science regarding the relationship among climate change, hydrology and forest management in the Cowichan/Koksilah watershed.

You are invited to come and learn and participate.

Workshop Purpose

To build a shared understanding of:

the interplay between forest management practices and the health of the Cowichan/Koksilah watershed,
the anticipated impacts of climate change on forests and watershed hydrology, and
wise forest management practices to ensure positive outcomes for water and water resources.
Format: Presentations/panel with technical experts and discussions. Lunch included.

Topics:

Climate change:

Trevor Murdock / Markus Schnorbus, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium

Forest hydrology:
Bill Floyd, MFLNRO Research Hydrologist
Dan Moore, UBC Forest Renewal BC Chair Forest Hydrology and Professor Department of Geography and Department of Forest Resources Management
Glynnis Horel, Horel Engineering Ltd.

Stream ecology:
John Richardson, UBC Professor and Head of Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, Stream and Riparian Research Laboratory

Forest management:
Mike Larock and Megan Hanachek, Association of BC Forest Professionals

Event is by invitation.

Author : Jill Thompson
Date : Monday, November 21, 2016 - 08:30 to 16:00
Type : Presentation