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Title: Proceedings of the Redwood Region Forest Science Symposium: What Does the Future Hold?
Author: Standiford, Richard B.; Giusti, Gregory A.; Valachovic, Yana; Zielinski, William J., Furniss, Michael J., technical editors
Source: PSW-GTR-194. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 553 p
Station ID: Gen. Tech. Rep. GTR-PSW-194
Policies and strategies that guide use and management of lands in the coastal ecoregion are dependent on objective scientific information. In recent years attention to this region has increased. Correspondingly, there has been much new information collected. Efforts such as the Caspar Creek Watershed Conference and the Scientific Basis for the Prediction of Cumulative Watershed Effects illustrate both the great interest and effort that is devoted to collecting and using scientific information to support resource and land management in this region. Each year the array of decisions that affects lands and natural resources in the redwood region carry more weight; evidence the recent interest in TMDLs, watershed assessment and fish and wildlife recovery efforts. How do we, therefore, promote the development and communication of scientific findings to inform management and policy decisions?
No single meeting or institution is capable of providing thorough coverage of current scientific findings and insights. It is the intent of the organizing committee to provide a sampling of current scientific work, to enable access to more detail and other sources of information, and to put these findings into a context where such information can be synthesized and interpreted for applications in land and resource management.
This symposium is intended to promote the dissemination of scientific evidence to managers, policymakers, other scientists and interested public, and, in turn, to inform policy decisions. Thus, the presentations will range from the discussion of recently gathered scientific knowledge to the integration of that knowledge into planning and management processes and tools. We support the many other efforts intended to achieve these and similar goals and acknowledge the need to coordinate all such efforts.
Key Words: redwood region science symposium, redwood region, redwood ecology, redwood silviculture, redwood genetics, aquatic ecology, water quality, forest policy, TMDLs (total maximum daily loads), watershed assessment, fish and wildlife recovery
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Opening Address 33 KB
Session 1-Water and Watersheds I
Development of a Mechanistically Based, Basin-Scale Stream Temperature Model: Applications to Cumulative Effects Modeling 289 KB
Allen, Douglas; Dietrich, William; Baker, Peter; Ligon, Frank; Orr, Bruce
Ecosystem Management Decision Support (EMDS) Applied to Watershed Assessment on California’s North Coast 1.4 MB
Walker, Rich; Keithley, Chris; Henly, Russ; Downie, Scott; Cannata, Steve
The Effects of Large Wood on Stream Channel Morphology on Three Low-Gradient Stream Reaches in the Coastal Redwood Region 155 KB
Carroll, Scott; Robison, E. George
Session 2-Genetics and Regeneration
Applications of Redwood Genotyping by Using Microsatellite Markers 292 KB
Brinegar, Chris; Bruno, Dan; Kirkbride, Ryan; Glavas, Steven; Udranszky, Ingrid
Planting?—What and Where? 46 KB
Spatial Genetic Patterns in Four Old-Growth Populations of Coast Redwood 41 KB
Rogers, Deborah L.; Westfall, Robert D.
Clonal Spread in Second Growth Stands of Coast Redwood, Sequoia sempervirens 158 KB
Douhovnikoff, Vladimir; Dodd, Richard S.
Session 3-Water and Watersheds II
A Preliminary Study of Streamside Air Temperatures Within the Coast Redwood Zone 2001 to 2003 252 KB
Nelson, Tracie; Macedo, Richard; Valentine, Bradley E.
Effects of Timber Harvest on Fog Drip and Streamflow, Caspar Creek Experimental Watersheds, Mendocino County, California 162 KB
Trends in Streamflow and Suspended Sediment After Logging, North Fork Caspar Creek 292 KB
Lewis, Jack; Keppeler, Elizabeth T.
Rates and Implications of Rainfall Interception in a Coastal Redwood Forest 189 KB
Reid, Leslie M.; Lewis, Jack
Use of Streambed Characteristics as Ecological Indicators of Long-Term Trends in Sediment Supply Associated With Forest Management on PALCO Lands 27 KB
Sullivan, Kate; O’Connor, Matt
Watershed Analysis Results for Mendocino Redwood Company Lands in Coastal Mendocino and Sonoma Counties 277 KB
Surfleet, Christopher G.
Session 4-Wildlife and Fisheries I
Detecting the Upstream Extent of Fish in the Redwood Region of Northern California 127 KB
Bliesner, Aaron K.; Robison, E. George
Using Site-Specific Habitat Information on Young to Late Successional Avifauna to Guide Use and Management of Coastal Redwood and Douglas-Fir Forest Lands 221 KB
Chinnici, Sal J.; Bradley, Laura C.; Dill, Daniel R.; Bigger, David
Ecology and Management of Northern Spotted Owls on Commercial Timberlands in Coastal Northern California 35 KB
Diller, Lowell; Hamm, Keith; Thompson, Joel; McDonald, Trent
Structural Characteristics of an Old-Growth Coast Redwood Stand in Mendocino County, California 200 KB
Giusti, Gregory A.
The Conservation of Sensitive Plants on Private Redwood Timberlands in Northern California 605 KB
Golec, Clare; LaBanca, Tony; Leppig, Gordon
Rare Plants of the Redwood Forest and Forest Management Effects 299 KB
Sholars, Teresa; Golec, Clare
Session 5-Forest Ecology
Environmental Control of Microbial N Transformations in Redwood Forests 16 KB
Bradbury, Damon; Firestone, Mary
Redwood Trees, Fog Water Subsidies, and the Hydrology of Redwood Forests 16 KB
Dawson, Todd; Burgess, Stephen; Simonin, Kevin; Limm, Emily; Ambrose, Anthony
Status of Vegetation Classification in Redwood Ecosystems 71 KB
Mahony, Thomas M.; Stuart, John D.
What Was the Role of Fire in Coast Redwood Forests? 103 KB
Brown, Peter M.
Fire History in Coast Redwood Stands in San Mateo County Parks and Jasper Ridge, Santa Cruz Mountains 92 KB
Stephens, Scott L.; Fry, Danny L.
Progression and Behavior of the Canoe Fire in Coast Redwood 472 KB
Session 6-Wildlife and Fisheries II
Abundance and Habitat Associations of Dusky-Footed Woodrats in Managed Redwood and Douglas-fir Forests 94 KB
Hamm, Keith A.; Diller, Lowell V.; Hughes, Kevin D.
Individual Legacy Trees Influence Vertebrate Wildlife Diversity in Commercial Forests 33 KB
Mazurek, M.J.; Zielinski, William J.
The Relationship Between the Understory Shrub Component of Coastal Forests and the Conservation of Forest Carnivores 90 KB
Slauson, Keith M.; Zielinski, William J.
Fisher (Martes pennanti) Use of a Managed Forest in Coastal Northwest California 24 KB
Thompson, Joel; Diller, Lowell; Golightly, Richard; Klug, Richard
Salmonid Communities in the South Fork of Caspar Creek, 1967 to 1969 and 1993 to 2003 374 KB
Valentine, Bradley E.; Macedo, Richard A.; Hughes, Tracie
Amphibians as Indicators of Headwater Processes in Northern California Forests: What Are They Telling Us and Why Should We Listen? 15 KB
Welsh Jr., Hartwell H.
Modeling Coast Redwood Variable Retention Management Regimes 90 KB
Berrill, John-Pascal; O’Hara, Kevin
Holter Ridge Thinning Study, Redwood National Park: Preliminary Results of a 25-Year Retrospective 325 KB
Chittick, Andrew J.; Keyes, Christopher R.
Managing Second-Growth Forests in the Redwood Region for Accelerated Development of Marbled Murrelet Nesting Habitat 24 KB
Franklin, Jerry F.; Carey, Andrew B.; Courtney, Steven P.; Marzluff, John M.; Raphael, Martin G.; Tappeiner, John C.; Thornburgh, Dale A.
Restoring Complexity to Industrially Managed Timberlands: The Mill Creek Interim Management Recommendations and Early Restoration Thinning Treatments 290 KB
Porter, Dan; Gizinski, Valerie; Hartley, Ruskin; Kramer, Sharon Hendrix
Precommercial Stocking Control of Coast Redwood at Caspar Creek, Jackson Demonstration State Forest 831 KB
The Whiskey Springs Redwood Commercial Thinning Study: A 29-Year Status Report (1970 to 1999) 831 KB
Silvicultural Challenges for Coast Redwood Management 32 KB
O’Hara, Kevin L.
Restoration of Old-Growth Redwood Structural Characteristics With Frequent Variable Silvicultural Entries 24 KB
Thornburgh, Dale A.
Session 8-Erosion and Physical Processes I
Even-Aged Management and Landslide Inventory, Jackson Demonstration State Forest, Mendocino County, California 2.3 MB
Bawcom, Julie A.
Overview of the Ground and Its Movement in Part of Northwestern California 2.8 MB
Ellen, Stephen D.; Fuente, Juan de la; Falls, James N.; McLaughlin, Robert J.
Predicting Debris-Slide Locations in Northwestern California 622 KB
Reid, Mark E.; Ellen, Stephen D.; Brien, Dianne L.; de la Fuente, Juan; Falls, James N.; Hicks, Billie G.; Johnson, Eric C.
Erosion Rates Over Millennial and Decadal Timescales at Caspar Creek and Redwood Creek, Northern California 25 KB
Ferrier, Ken L.; Kirchner, James W.; Finkel, Robert C.
Decision Support for Road Decommissioning and Restoration by Using Genetic Algorithms and Dynamic Programming 421 KB
Eschenbach, Elizabeth A.; Teasley, Rebecca; Diaz, Carlos; Madej, Mary Ann
Mapping Prehistoric, Historic, and Channel Sediment Distribution, South Fork Noyo River: A Tool For Understanding Sources, Storage, and Transport 1.2 MB
Koehler, Rich D.; Kelson, Keith I.; Matthews, Graham; Kang, K.H.; Barron, Andrew D.
The Significance of Suspended Organic Sediments to Turbidity, Sediment Flux, and Fish-Feeding Behavior 1.3 MB
Madej, Mary Ann; Wilzbach, Margaret; Cummins, Kenneth; Ellis, Colleen; Hadden, Samantha
Session 9-Forest Policy and Modeling
Forest Certification in the Redwood Region 16 KB
Helgath, Sheila; Jani, Mike
Implementation of Uneven-Age Forest Management Under the Santa Cruz County/California Forest Practice Rules 37 KB
Piirto, Doug D.; Mark, Walter R.; Thompson, Richard P.; Yaussi, Cheryl; Wicklander, Jessica; Weaver, Jesse
The New Economies of the Redwood Region in the 21st Century 283 KB
Upland Log Volumes and Conifer Establishment Patterns in Two Northern, Upland Old-Growth Redwood Forests, A Brief Synopsis 288 KB
Porter, Daniel J.; Sawyer, John O.
Tree Biomass Estimates on Forest Land in California’s North Coast Region 26 KB
Using Scientific Information to Develop Management Strategies for Commercial Redwood Timberlands 1.7 MB
Barrett, Jeffrey C.
Session 10-Erosion and Physical Processes II
Sediment Yield From First-Order Streams in Managed Redwood Forests: Effects of Recent Harvests and Legacy Management Practices 407 KB
O’Connor, M.D.; Perry, C.H.; McDavitt, W.
Statistical Analysis of Streambed Sediment Grain Size Distributions: Implications for Environmental Management and Regulatory Policy 213 KB
Rosser, Brenda; O’Connor, Matt
Simulation of Surface Erosion on a Logging Road in the Jackson Demonstration State Forest 138 KB
Ish, Teresa; Tomberlin, David
The Relationship Between Wildlife Damage Feeding Behavior and Stand Management in Coastal Redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) 33 KB
Giusti, Gregory A.
Disease Ecology of Phytophtora ramorum in Redwood Forests in the California Coast Ranges 46 KB
Maloney, P.E.; Lynch, S.L.; Kane, S.F.; Jensen, C.E.; Rizzo, D.M.
A Multiple Logistic Regression Model for Predicting the Development of Phytophthora ramorum symptoms in Tanoak (Lithocarpus densiflorus) 145 KB
Spencer, Mark; O’Hara, Kevin
Stand Dynamics of Coast Redwood/Tanoak Forests Following Tanoak Decline 253 KB
Waring, Kristen M.; O’Hara, Kevin L.
Poster Session 895 KB
CitationStandiford, Richard B.; Giusti, Gregory A.; Valachovic, Yana; Zielinski, William J., Furniss, Michael J., technical editors. 2007. Proceedings of the redwood region forest science symposium: What does the future hold? Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-194. Albany, CA: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 553 p.
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