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Synthesis of science to inform land management within the Northwest Forest Plan area.

Spies, T.A.; Stine, P.A.; Gravenmier, R.; Long, J.W.; Reilly, M.J., tech. coords. 2018. Synthesis of science to inform land management within the Northwest Forest Plan area. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-966. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 1020 p. 3 vol.

 

Synthesis of science to inform land management within the Northwest Forest Plan area. Volume 1.   Synthesis of science to inform land management within the Northwest Forest Plan area. Volume 2.   Synthesis of science to inform land management within the Northwest Forest Plan area. Volume 3.  

 

Volume 1 (PDF - 21 MB)

 

 

Volume 2 (PDF - 11 MB)

 

 

Volume 3 (PDF - 21 MB)

 

 

 

Synthesis of Science to Inform Land Management Within the Northwest Forest Plan Area (FINAL)


The Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) science synthesis report is comprised of three volumes due to size. Below are the three volumes and a chapter listing. Hardcopies of the three-volume report will be available later in summer 2018. An executive summary that summarizes key findings is in progress and will be posted later in June 2018.


VOLUME 1


Chapter 1: Introduction
Peter A. Stine and Thomas A. Spies

 

Chapter 2: Climate, Disturbance, and Vulnerability to Vegetation Change in the Northwest Forest Plan Area
Matthew J. Reilly, Thomas A. Spies, Jeremy Littell, Ramona Butz, and John Kim

 

Chapter 3: Old Growth, Disturbance, Forest Succession, and Management in the Area of the Northwest Forest Plan
Thomas A. Spies, Paul Hessburg, Carl Skinner, Klaus Puettmann, Matt Reilly, Raymond J. Davis, Jane Kertis, Jonathan Long, and David Shaw

 

Chapter 4: Northern Spotted Owl Habitat and Populations: Status and Threats
Damon B. Lesmeister, Raymond J. Davis, Peter H. Singleton, and J. David Wiens

 

Chapter 5: Marbled Murrelet
Martin G. Raphael, Gary A. Falxa, and Alan E. Burger

 

VOLUME 2


Chapter 6: Other Species and Biodiversity of Older Forests
Bruce G. Marcot, Karen L. Pope, Keith Slauson, Hartwell H. Welsh, Clara A. Wheeler, Matthew J. Reilly, and William Zielinski

 

Chapter 7: The Aquatic Conservation Strategy of the Northwest Forest Plan—A Review of the Relevant Science After 23 Years
Gordon Reeves, Deanna Olson, Steven Wondzell, Peter Bisson, Sean Gordon, Stephanie Miller, Jonathan Long, and Michael Furniss

 

VOLUME 3


Chapter 8: Socioeconomic Well-Being and Forest Management in Northwest Forest Plan Area Communities
Susan Charnley, Jeffrey Kline, Eric White, Jesse Abrams, Rebecca McLain, Cassandra Moseley, and Heidi Huber-Stearns

 

Chapter 9: Understanding Our Changing Public Values, Resource Uses and Engagement Processes and Practices
Lee K. Cerveny, Emily Jane Davis, Rebecca McLain, Clare M. Ryan, Debra R. Whitall, and Eric White

 

Chapter 10: Environmental Justice, Low Income and Minority Populations, and Forest Management in the Northwest Forest Plan Area
Susan Charnley, Elisabeth Grinspoon, Heidi Huber-Stearns, Eric White, Delilah Jaworski, and Lee Cerveny

 

Chapter 11: Tribal Ecocultural Resources and Engagement    
Jonathan Long, Frank K. Lake, Kathy Lynn, and Carson Viles

 

Chapter 12: Integrating Ecological and Social Science to Inform Land Management Planning in the Area of the Northwest Forest Plan
Thomas Spies, Jonathan Long, Peter Stine, Susan Charnley, Lee Cerveny, Bruce Marcot, Gordon Reeves, Paul Hessburg, Damon Lesmeister, Matthew Reilly, Martin Raphael, and Raymond J. Davis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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