B.A. Blackwell & Associates Ltd. provides silviculture services with a professional emphasis on stewardship, forest ecology and sustainable forest management. We plan and implement silviculture programs of all sizes and complexities, with a focus on quality control.


Silviculture Surveys or Surveying

  • Silviculture Surveying completed for forest licensees (including woodlots), BC Timber Sales, and BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
  • Compliance single and multi-layered surveys including Regeneration Delay and Free Growing surveys
  • Planting quality and pay plots, brushing efficacy, and stocking survival surveys
  • Detailed Site Assessments for silviculture treatment prescriptions
  • Post-harvest assessment surveys
  • Stocking assessments for wildfire and mountain pine beetle impacted areas and Innovative Timber Sale License (ITSL) eligibility

Silviculture Policy Development and Guidance

  • Site Plan Amendments, Evaluation and Development
  • Expertise in preparing prescriptions using partial cutting and alternative silviculture systems

Forest Fertilization Planning and Implementation

  • Completed all aspects of fertilization planning and application on more than 25,000 ha in coastal and interior ecosystems from strategic planning, prescription development, and treatment supervision to RESULTS submissions
  • Fertilizer screening trials and foliar nutrient sampling

Woodlot, Community and Private Forest Management

  • Ecological-based inventories, prescriptions and plans

Site Preparation, Planting, Brushing & Weeding, Spacing and Pruning

  • Prescription development
  • Supervision

Forest Practices Audits

  • Silviculture survey and program reviews
  • Site Plan and Forest Stewardship Plan reviews