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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

Watersheds: The Critical Link

This seminar series featured speakers that discussed the role and functions of watersheds in the ecosystem. The series was broadcast live via the Eastern Oregon State College Ed-Net facility in the spring of 1994.


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


WatershedsLooking for the Right Scale, the Right Parties, and Right Questions

Kai N. Lee, Professor and Director, Center for Environmental Studies, Williams College, Williamstown, MA.


Watersheds as Systems and Management Units

Paul W. Adams, Professor and Forest Watershed Extension Specialist, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.


Water Availability and Water Use Within the Grande Ronde River Basin

Kent Searles, Oregon Water Resources Department.


A Very Special Plant Place: A River Runs Through It, Under It, and Over It

Karl Urban, Forest Botanist, Umatilla National Forest, Pendleton, OR.


The Broken Barrel: Restoring Western Watersheds

Hugh Barrett, Watershed Restoration Coordinator, Bureau of Land Management, Portland, OR.


The Plan for Habitat Restoration in the Grande Ronde Basin

Robert L. Horton, Executive Director, Grande Ronde Model Watershed Program.


Salmon: Turning Emotion Into Action

Ralph Swift, Model Watershed Coordinator, Salmon, ID.


Can We Live With Salmon?

Don Bryson, Fisheries Biologist, Nez Perce Tribe.


A Never-Ending Process

Dennis Reynolds, Chair, John Day Basin Monitoring Committee.


Watershed Restoration Activities

Mike Farrow, Director of Natural Resources, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

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