Blues Network Science, Management, and Collaboration Workshop

Posted by Hannah Meganck on April 25, 2017

May 30, 2017 in Baker City, Oregon


On May 30th, 2017, Sustainable Northwest and The Blues Network hosted the second Science, Management, and Collaboration Workshop Series to collaborative groups in Eastern Oregon, focusing on Prescribed Fire and Smoke Management. The Blues Network was formed to share knowledge, information, and innovation across multiple collaboratives to enhance the quality of restoration across the Blue Mountains landscape. 

Dana Skelly from the Forest Service presents on prescribed fire.
Dana Skelly from the Forest Service presents on prescribed fire.

The workshop agenda can be found below and links to the workshop proceedings and speaker presentations can be found below.

Christina Clemons, Smoke Management Field Coordinator, Oregon Department of Forestry The Regulatory Landscape

Amanda Stamper, Fire Management Officer, The Nature Conservancy Prescribed Fire and Current Coalition Efforts

Jesse Engebretson, PhD Candidate, Oregon State University Social Science: Public Tolerance of Smoke from Wildland Fires

Dana Skelly, Fuels Program Manager, United States Forest Service Regional Office How Forest Collaboratives can Engage with the Forest Service

All questions and requests for further information can be directed to Kendal Martel, Forest Program Associate,, 936-671-3523

This workshop is brought to you by Sustainable Northwest.

This event is made possible with support from United States Forest Service, Oregon Department of Forestry, Joint Fire Science Program, Bella Vista Foundation and organizational sponsors Forest Energy Oregon, Wisewood Energy, and Bear Mountain Forest Products.