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The Resilient Forestry field crew spends several months out of the year working and living in every type of managed forest of the Pacific Northwest. Seeing so many different iterations of the same forest type, you start to feel the differences; some forests are electrifying while others simply exist.
A Forest Stewardship Plan is a comprehensive strategic document that outlines the management objectives, strategies, and actions for a specific forested area. It is basically a thoughtful road map of how to manage your forest for the foreseeable future that promotes forest, water, and human health.
Monitoring the outcomes of forest health treatments is essential to evaluate their success (or lack thereof) and to prescribe subsequent treatments accordingly.
Dead zones are not only harmful for marine life, but can disrupt many industries such as fishing, oystering, and tourism. However, how do we fix this problem when only 3 states (and D.C.) are in contact with the actual Bay, and getting the surrounding states to reduce nutrient inputs could disrupt their industries?
So, what does it take to find a murrelet nest? We found three nests from the dedicated effort of two expert climbers in one week of hard work. But this hides the reality that finding the trees to search was the culmination of decades of experience and the use of scent dogs.
- Get Ready for Fire
- Beneath the Canopy
- Understanding the Benefits of a Forest Stewardship Plan
- Sentinels in the Sky: Harnessing Aerial Technologies to Monitor Forest Health Treatments
- Different Problems, Common Themes
- In Search of the Elusive Flying Yam
- Translating Science into Collaboration
- Protecting Chicken and Waffles
- Towards Socio-Ecological Resilience
- The Bridge From Landscapes to Stands