USDA Forest Service

Pacific Northwest Research Station

Pacific Northwest Research Station
1220 SW 3rd Ave.
Portland, OR 97204

(503) 808-2100

US Forest Service

Publications and Products


[Image]: Cover quarterly list of recent publications.
Our scientists publish in journals, books, and other media as well as presenting papers at scientific meetings. A listing of these publications, as well as those published by the Station, is distributed four times a year.


2nd Quarter (April– June) 2018




Ecology, Ecosystems, & Environment 


Watts, Andrea; Smith, Jane E.; Cowan, Ariel D.; Jumpponen, Ari. 2018. The recovery of soil fungi following a fire. Science Findings 207. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.


Environment and People


Dobkins, Rebecca; Hummel, Susan S.; Lewis, Ceara; Pochis, Grace; Dickey, Emily. 2017. Tribes of the Oregon country: Cultural plant harvests and indigenous relationships with ancestral lands in the twenty-first century. Oregon Historical Quarterly. 118(4): 488–517.

Donovan, Geoffrey H.; Gatziolis, Demetrios; Longley, Ian; Douwes, Jeroen 2018. Vegetation diversity protects against childhood asthma: results from a large New Zealand birth cohort. Nature Plants. 4(6): 358–364.

Harner, John; Cerveny, Lee; Gronewold, Rebecca 2017. Participatory mapping in Browns Canyon National Monument, Colorado (USA). Case Studies in the Environment. Case Studies in the Environment.

Nicholls, David; Bumgardner, Matthew. 2018. Challenges and opportunities for North American hardwood manufacturers to adopt customization strategies in an era of increased competition. Forests. 9(4): 186–202.


Forest & Plant Health

Hart, Benjamin T.N.; Smith, Jane E.; Luoma, Daniel L.; Hatten, Jeff A. 2018. Recovery of ectomycorrhizal fungus communities fifteen years after fuels reduction treatments in ponderosa pine forests of the Blue Mountains, Oregon. Forest Ecology and Management. 422: 11–22.


Pham, Kasey K.; Hipp, Andrew L.; Manos, Paul S.; Cronn, Richard C. 2017. A time and a place for everything: phylogenetic history and geography as joint predictors of oak plastome phylogeny. Genome. 60(9): 720–732.


Vizcarra, Natasha; Jovan, Sarah. 2018. Of moss and men: using moss as a bioindicator of toxic heavy metals at the city scale. Science Findings 205. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.


Wisdom, Michael J.; Preisler, Haiganoush K.; Naylor, Leslie M.; Anthony, Robert G.; Johnson, Bruce K.; Rowland, Mary M. 2018. Elk responses to trail-based recreation on public forests. Forest Ecology and Management. 411: 223–233.


Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis

Fisher, David M.; Wood, Spencer A.; White, Eric M.; Blahna, Dale J.; Lange, Sarah; Weinberg, Alex; Tomco, Michael; Lia, Emilia. 2018. Recreational use in dispersed public lands measured using social media data and on-site counts. Journal of Environmental Management. 222: 465–474.


Holgerson, Justin; Stanton, Sharon; Waddell, Karen; Palmer, Marin; Kuegler, Olaf; Christensen, Glenn, tech. eds. 2018. Washington’s forest resources: Forest Inventory and Analysis, 2002–2011. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-962. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 112 p.


Supplemental Download: Washington’s forest resources: online supplement to Forest Inventory and Analysis, 2002—2011. (Additional methods and summary data tables.)


Natural Resource Management & Use


Daniels, Jean M; Nielsen-Pincus, Max; Paruszkiewicz, Michael; Poage, Nathan. 2018. The economic contribution of stewardship contracting: Two case studies from the Mount Hood National Forest. Journal of Forestry. 116(3): 245–256.


Davis, Emily J.; Abrams, Jesse; White, Eric. M.; Moseley, Cassandra 2018. Current challenges and realities for forest-based businesses adjacent to public lands in the United States. Journal of Rural and Community Development.13 (1):125–142.


Long, Jonathan W.; Lake, Frank K. 2018. Escaping social-ecological traps through tribal stewardship on national forest lands in the Pacific Northwest, United States of America. Ecology and Society. 23(2):10.




Lyons, Andrea L.; Gaines, William L.; Singleton, Peter H.; Kasworm, Wayne F.; Proctor, Michael F.; Begley, James. 2018. Spatially explicit carrying capacity estimates to inform species specific recovery objectives: Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) recovery in the North Cascades. Biological Conservation. 222: 21–32


Peter, David H.; Harrington, Timothy B. 2018. Effects of forest harvesting, logging debris, and herbicides on the composition, diversity and assembly of a western Washington, USA plant community. Forest Ecology and Management. 417: 18–30.

Van Berkel, Derek B.; Rayfield, Bronwyn; Martinuzzi, Sebastián; Lechowicz, Martin J.; White, Eric; Bell, Kathleen P.; Colocousis, Chris R.; Kovacs, Kent F.; Morzillo, Anita T.; Munroe, Darla K.; Parmentier, Benoit; Radeloff, Volker C.; McGill, Brian J. 2018. Recognizing the ‘sparsely settled forest’: multi-decade socioecological change dynamics and community exemplars. Landscape and Urban Planning. 170: 177–186.


Watts, Andrea; Bellmore, J. Ryan; Benjamin, Joseph; Baxter, Colden. 2018. River food webs: Incorporating nature’s invisible fabric into river management. Science Findings 206. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.


Decades of publications from the Pacific Northwest Research Station are available online.


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Previous Quarters

First Quarter, 2018 (PDF - 807 KB)

Fourth Quarter, 2017 (PDF - 694 KB)

Third Quarter, 2017 (PDF - 801 KB)

Second Quarter, 2017 (PDF - 760 KB)




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