Schroeder Creek Wildfire Project
CP 42 BLK 7
December 3, 2020 – March 3, 2021
Funded by FESBC
Implemented by the Kaslo and District Community Forest and Timber Ridge Contracting Ltd – Kaslo
Shane McKinnon on reconnaissance. Equipment: Feller Buncher, Linkbelt 3240 Excavator w/ Bucket, Thumb and Grapple; Cat 525 Grapple Skidder, D4 Hi-Drive Bulldozer; Cat 518 Line Skidder.
A diseased and down layer of lodgepole pine killed by beetle in a previously high-graded and species limited stand of predominantly hemlock.
Conner wading through the pile & burn treatment
Installing a fuel free zone along the residential interface
Lost teeth and racking up the hours
Choices for mature retention were limited by stand condition
This project made possible by FESBC and much appreciated by the residents of Kaslo & Area D.