ECO Restoration

The Southern Interior Land Trust Society has worked closely with The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to administer contracts for ecosystem restoration work throughout the Okanagan Shuswap districts.

The ecosystem restoration (ER) projects have been targeted at areas within fire maintained ecosystems that have experienced ecological impacts from fire exclusion or beetle infestation. The general objectives of ER are to restore designated areas to an ecologically appropriate fire maintenance condition, in accordance with tree stocking standards for open range and open forest sites. Then, to maintain the restored ecosystem.

Areas of ER projects include: Eneas Creek; Summerland Bald Range; Satellite Hill; Woodward & Southfork; Trout Creek.