2017 Pacific Northwest Forest Collaboratives Workshop

Posted by Renee Magyar on February 9, 2017

March 30-31, 2017 in Hood River, OR


On March 30-31, 2017, Sustainable Northwest hosted the Pacific Northwest Forest Collaboratives Workshop in Hood River, Oregon. The workshop brought over 100 forest collaborative members, state and federal land management agencies, policy makers, and leading scientists and practitioners together to network, share success stories, and develop solutions to forest management challenges.

Workshop Speakers: 

Blue Forest Conservation Forest Resilience Bond

Nick Wobbrock, Co-founder and Partner Presentation 

Collaborative Enhancement: How do Forest  Collaboratives Secure and Diversify Funding?

Patrick Shannon, National Forest Foundation Presentation

Katie Morrison, Oregon Department of Forestry Presentation

Jamie Tolfree, Pinchot Partners 

Forest Communities and Restoration: Moving from planning to implementation and monitoring.

Chandra LeGue, Oregon Wild

Mark Webb, Blue Mountains Forest Partners

Science Engagement: Science and Social Values: Examples from spatial patterning

Derek Churchill, Stewardship Forestry Presentation

Trent Seager, The Nature Conservancy Presentation

Collaborative Enhancement: Legal Opportunities for Collaborative Groups

Susan Jane Brown, Western Environmental Law Center Presentation

Forest Communities and Restoration: Tools from Social Science

Dr. Cass Moseley, Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon

Dr. Emily Jane Davis, Forestry Extension, Oregon State University

Science Engagement: Multiparty Monitoring and successful examples from the field

James Johnston, Oregon State University Presentation

Collaborative Enhancement: Managing Transitions and Turnover in Forest Collaboratives and the Forest Service

Jay Carlson, Umpqua Forestry Coalition

Rachel LaMedica, USDA Forest Service

Pam Hardy, Western Environmental Law Center

Industry and Restoration: How can forest collaboratives help align forest restoration needs and forest products sector capacities?

Andy Geissler, American Forest Resource Council Presentation

Lloyd McGee, The Nature Conservancy Presentation

Science Engagement: Integrating Science and Engaging Scientists: requests from collaboratives in the field

Trent Seager, The Nature Conservancy

Mark Stern, The Nature Conservancy

Tiana Luke, Conservation Northwest

Tools for Large Landscape-scale Restoration Planning

Dr. Paul Hessburg, Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service Presentation

Dr. Ryan Haugo, The Nature Conservancy Presentation

Toolkit for cross-boundary coordination and project implementation

Bill Gamble, La Grande Ranger District, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Erin Kurtz, Natural Resources Conservation Service

Marko Bey, Lomakatsi Restoration Project Presentation

Reese Lolley, The Nature Conservancy Presentation

Authorities for Forest Service and Collaboratives to Consider

Carol Boyd, Regional Office, USDA Forest Service

Judd Lehman, Fremont-Winema NF and Rogue-Siskiyou NF

Anne Trapenese, Deschutes NF

Technology and Restoration: Show Me theMoney! The Biomass Economic Enterprise Model

David Smith, Oregon Wood Innovation Center, Oregon State University Presentation