This strategy focuses on improving the productivity
of NTFP resources in situ through restoring
degraded natural areas or enhancing natural
areas through a range of activities including
the reintroduction of important ecological
influences such as fire.
As you work through the material on this strategy,
keep in mind the following key questions:
Will the NTFP resource benefit from
enhancement or restoration?
What opportunities exist to increase the productivity of the resource?
What opportunities exist for co-operation
with other resource managers and what agreements
will be required?
A wide range of opportunities exist for co-operation
with other resource managers. For example,
tree canopy manipulation through variable-retention
logging will enhance the productivity of some
Who will enhance, restore and monitor
the resource and what are the practical considerations
in implementing this strategy?
Who will be responsible for the work? Can
the work be done by individuals, communities
or groups, or will it need to be contracted
out to resource specialists? Who will pay
for enhancement and restoration activities?
What will the benefits be and who will be
What scientific and practical studies can be
consulted about the technique or project being
There may be existing information
that will assist in decision-making and/or
the implementation of the management strategy.
(11) Burn Affected NTFPs
(12) Harper Lake
(13) Miller Creek Burn Experiment