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Forest Disease Damage Event
(from Matawa First Nations Management Open Data)
on February 2, 2016.
updated 10 months ago.
<p>This is a generalized feature layer. For the full shapefile, visit the Land Information Ontario website link in the attributes, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.<br /></p><p>Represents the mapped events where forest fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens have caused damage by reducing growth rates, tree vigor or have caused tree mortality. Only the outer perimeter of the damage events are generally mapped e.g. no distinction between smaller areas within that were unaffected. Examples of forest diseases include White Pine Blister Rust, Armillaria Root Rot etc.</p><p></p><p>Legislated or Legal Authority for Collection: Forest information Manual (FIM) deliverable to Forest Industry on an annual basis.</p><p></p><p>Additional Time Period Information: Damage event information is collected on an annual basis. The depicted information reflects reported damage events that have taken place for a given year. This data class accommodates history, holding forest damage events spanning several years. Data is collected on an on-going basis, therefore the time period 'end date' may be more recent than indicated above. Changes made as needed, usually on an annual basis (mid-winter)</p><p></p><p>Additional Metadata Location: Forest Health website</p><p>Additional Metadata: <a href="http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/Business/Forests/2ColumnSubPage/STEL02_166920.html">http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/Business/Forests/2ColumnSubPage/STEL02_166920.html</a></p>