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Conference Proceedings

Seminar Series

The following list of seminar topics cover a broad range of land management issues in the Blue Mountains area of northeast Oregon and southeast Washington. The Blue Mountains Natural Resources Institute and other organizations sponsored the series to help bring new ideas and innovative management techniques to audiences throughout both states. Now the information is available in complete form either in special editions of the Natural Resource News, or as a series of videotapes. Click on any of the seminar titles below for more information about the seminar.


Landscape Ecology and Management Topics
Timber Harvesting Systems for Forest Health
Riparian Restoration and Monitoring Workshop
Cottonwood and Aspen: Managing for Balance, Ecology, and Management
Noxious Weeds: Stemming the Tide
Soil: The Foundation of the Ecosystem
Watersheds: The Critical Link
Fire Ecology and Management in the Blue Mountains

Fire Ecology and Management in the Blue Mountains

This seminar series featured speakers that discussed the importance fire in the ecosystem. The series was broadcast live via the Eastern Oregon State College Ed-Net facility in early 1994.


The series is available on video from our video lending library.


Historical and Present Conditions of the Blue Mountains Forests

Frederick C. Hall, USDA Forest Service.


Reintroducing Fire Into Ecosystems

Thomas Atzet, Area Ecologist, Rogue, Siskiyou, Umpqua National Forests.


The Effects of Fire on Amphibians and Reptiles

Henry R. Mushinsky, Center for Urban Ecology, University of South Florida.


Soil and Cambium Temperatures Associated with Prescribed Burning

Stephen S. Sackett and Sally M. Haase, Forest Fire Laboratory, Riverside, CA.


Prescribed Burning and Productivity: A Nutrient Management Perspective

Arthur R. Tiedemann, PNW Research Station, Forestry and Range Sciences Lab, La Grande, OR, and James O. Klemmedson, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ.


Can you see the Forest for the Smoke?A Plan for Addressing Prescribed Burning and Wildfire in the Blue Mountains of NE Oregon

Brian Finneran, Attainment Area Coordinator, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.


Can Silviculture Replace the Role of Fire?

Russell T. Graham, Intermountain Research Station, Moscow, ID.


Effects of Fire on Wildlife

John Erickson, Forest Wildlife Biologist, Boise National Forest.


To Burn or Not to Burn

Panel Presentation:

  • Charlie Johnson, Blue Mountains Area Ecologist, Region 6, USDA Forest Service
  • Mark Jacques, Oregon Department of Forestry, Unit Forester
  • Bill Oberteuffer, Tree Farmer and Educator, Elgin, OR
  • Catherine Macdonald and Berta Youtie, The Nature Conservancy

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