Salvaging Solutions: Science-based management of BC's pine beetle outbreak cover

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This report reviews the current understanding of lodgepole pine and mountain pine beetle ecology and management. The goal of the report is to evaluate the current approach of mountain pine beetle management and identify more ecologically appropriate alternatives based on the scientific literature and other available information. Salvaging Solutions focuses on management within the timber harvesting landbase, on the understanding that protected areas must remain unlogged, both to meet the regional conservation objectives and to provide opportunities for understanding unmanaged forest ecosystems.