How can we take care of biodiversity in forest areas of complex owner structure and limited tradition of forestry?
General information on Vestland County forests.
|Total forest area||553 000 ha productive forest|
|Main management types||Clear-cut (> 90 %) and seed tree harvest|
|Total volume||150 m³/ha|
|Annual growth||3 m³/ha|
|Annual cutting rate||1.2 m³/ha|
|Ownership||Private (approximately 85 %) and public|
|Climate||8 °C mean annual temperature, 1000–4000 mm mean annual precipitation – depending on location and landscape|
|Protected area||6 % of the Norwegian forest area|