Old Forest Scoring App Online

Big Indian Lake, Halifax County, NS

Score: 75.00 , Status: Crown , Not Protected ,

This mid-successional red spruce balsam fir stand borders a recent clearcut near the Old Annapolis Nature Reserve. Red spruce is the dominant overstory species with an average tree age of 126 years, the oldest cored tree in the three sampled plots was 150 years, the average tree diameter was 47cm. This site can be reached if you are willing to climb over the adjacent clearcut. The stand is a good representation of an older red spruce forest which is becoming rare on our provincial landscape.        


Age Estimates:
 
Ring Count
Species
Plot 1
85
Red Spruce
Plot 2
140
Red Spruce
Plot 3
152
Red Spruce
Average
125.67


Score:
Age Score
30
Primal Score
10
Diameter Score
15
Dead Wood Score
10
Crown Score
5
Stand Score
5
Total Score
75.0

UTM: E: 425833   N: 4958627 For more info, please contact info@merseytobeatic.ca