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Floristic structure, composition and depth of edge influence at buffer and wildfire edges along small boreal streams
Within the boreal forest of northwestern Ontario clearcutting and fire are the most common edge-creating disturbances. Along streams, wild fire consumes the majority of trees to the edge of riparian zones. However, forest ...
Understory species response to partial harvesting in boreal riparian buffers
In order to preserve valuable riparian functioning, forest harvesting in Canada attempts to protect riparian areas through the application of a no-harvest buffer zone around water bodies, and more recently through the ...