Forests succession, deadwood
Page on this website. A couple of lists of birds observed or compiled by the late Bill Freedman and associates illustrate how forest harvesting can have strong effects on bird communities by their effects on successional habitats and dead wood.
FOREST MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES TO PROTECT NATIVE BIODIVERSITY IN THE GREATER FUNDY ECOSYSTEM Second Edition
Greater Fundy Ecosystem Research Group Editors: Matthew Betts and Graham Forbes, 127 pages. Comprehensive. “The goal of this document is to provide a vision for forest management based on ecological processes.” See Pages 18 and 19 in Chapter 2: Amount of Mature Forest at the Landscape Scale by MG Betts et al., Tables 2 (Stand-level thresholds in stems >30 cm dbh/ha for late-successional forest indicator species in N.B.) and 3 (Stand-level thresholds in canopy cover for late-successional forest indicator species in N.B.). View GFE Guidelines on this website.