The status of forest health in Southern Ontario: En4-301/2005E-PDF

an assessment using tree mortality rates /

"Although the forests of southern Ontario are subject to a wide array of natural stressors (i.e. soil moisture deficiency, extreme weather events, insects, and diseases) and human stressors including fragmentation, historic timber and fuelwood extraction, high loadings of ground-level ozone and in some cases exceedence of acid deposition targets, overall, they continue to exhibit a high degree of resilience. Our assessment concurs with other research indicating that forests in southern Ontario are generally healthy"--Executive Summary.

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Department/Agency Environment Canada.
Title The status of forest health in Southern Ontario
Subtitle an assessment using tree mortality rates /
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Title from caption. Issued also in French under title: Évaluation de la santé des forêts du sud de l'Ontario à l'aide du taux de mortalité des arbres.
Date [2005?].
Number of Pages 21 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • En4-301/2005E-PDF
Subject Terms Forests, Trees, Research