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Examining the social acceptability of forest biomass harvesting and utilization from collaborative forest landscape restoration: A case study from western Colorado, USA

Publications Posted on: January 10, 2018
Collaborative efforts have expanded in recent years to reduce fuel loads and restore the resilience of forest landscapes to future fires. The social acceptability of harvesting and using forest biomass associated with these programs are a hot topic, with questions about the extent to which collaboration can generate unified acceptance.

Rethinking climate change adaptation and place through a situated pathways framework: A case study from the Big Hole Valley, USA

Publications Posted on: August 29, 2017
This paper critically examines the temporal and spatial dynamics of adaptation in climate change science and explores how dynamic notions of 'place' elucidate novel ways of understanding community vulnerability and adaptation.

Wilderness in the Circumpolar North: searching for compatibility in ecological, traditional, and ecotourism values; 2001 May 15-16; Anchorage, AK

Publications Posted on: May 12, 2016
There are growing pressures on undeveloped (wild) places in the Circumpolar North. Among them are pressures for economic development, oil and gas exploration and extraction, development of geothermal energy resources, development of heavy industry close to energy sources, and lack of appreciation for "other" orientations toward wilderness resources by interested parties from broad geographical origins.

Human-side of Restoration Webinar Series

Events Posted on: March 15, 2016
The Human-side of Restoration Webinar Series explored how human communities and individual values, public opinions, and social structures interface with ecological restoration. The series allowed experts from the Rocky Mountain Research Station, other government research organization, universities, and management communities to share their insights and experiences with the “people part” of restoration.

Literature cited during webinar "Engagement in collaborative implementation"

Documents and Media Posted on: March 10, 2016
Presenters cited these sources during the Human-Side of Restoration Webinar Engagement in collaborative implementation: Lessons from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) and beyond. Document Type: Other Documents

Collaborative project focused on tribal climate change issues in the Southwest

Science Spotlights Posted on: October 05, 2015
In August 2010, the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the Rocky Mountain Research Station began a collaborative project focused on tribal climate change issues in the Southwest. Project collaborators are coordinating with the Pacific Northwest and Northern Research Stations as part of the Agency's 2010 Coordinated Approach to Tribal Climate Change research project.

Partnerships

Pages Posted on: February 25, 2015

Ethical implications of democratic theory for U.S. public participation in environmental impact assessment

Publications Posted on: August 01, 2012
Traditional mechanisms for public participation in environmental impact assessment under U.S. federal law have been criticized as ineffective and unable to resolve conflict. As these mechanisms are modified and new approaches developed, we argue that participation should be designed and evaluated not only on practical grounds of cost-effectiveness and efficiency, but also on ethical grounds based on democratic ideals.

GSD Update: All together now: Collaboration in research and stewardship for our 21st century lands

Publications Posted on: July 31, 2012
Collaboration is the way the USDA Forest Service operates in this new era, where the challenges in our natural world - to soil, air, plants, animals, watersheds - require the talents of devoted scientists, managers, citizens, communities. Conservation of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems depends on the success of these networks of involved participants in finding answers to present and future problems.

Growing pressures on Circumpolar North wilderness: A case for coordinated research and education

Publications Posted on: September 30, 2011
Pressures are growing on undeveloped (wild) places in the Circumpolar North. Among them are economic development, oil and gas exploration and extraction, development of geothermal energy resources, development of heavy industry close to energy sources, and lack of appreciation for “other” orientations toward wilderness resources.

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