Restoring The West Conference 2013

    Restoring The West Conference 2013

     Restoring the West 2013

    Greg Aplet
    Managing for resilience through a “portfolio approach” to reducing climate risk Greg Aplet, Senior Director of Ecology, The Wilderness Society, Denver, Colorado

    Dominik Kulakowski
    The consequences of changing disturbance regimes for quaking aspen in the western U.S.
    Dominik Kulakowski
    , Associate Professor, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts

    Simon Landhausser
    The role of plant species selection in the rebuilding of resilient forest ecosystems after severe disturbance
    Simon Landhausser
    , Professor and Industry Research Chair in Forest Land Reclamation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta

    Paul Rogers
    The many faces of quaking aspen: Biogeography meets resilience management
    Paul Rogers, Director, Western Aspen Alliance, Logan, Utah

    Jesse Morris
    Long-term vegetation and disturbance trends in the subalpine ecosystems of the Colorado Plateau
    Jesse Morris
    , Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho and Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

    Simon Wang
    Predominant drought cycles in the Intermountain West
    S.-Y. Simon Wang
    , Assistant Professor of Climate, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

    James Lutz
    Restoring what? Pattern, process, and large longitudinal data sets
    James Lutz
    , Assistant Professor, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

    Mary Lou Fairweather
    Aspen reproduction following fire in central Arizona: Surprises and challenges
    Mary Lou Fairweather
    , Plant Pathologist, Arizona Zone Forest Health Protection, USDA Forest Service, Flagstaff, Arizona
    (Recording not available)

    Andrew Kulmatiski


    Mark Brunson
    Managing for social-ecological resilience: A dimly lit path to a bright future?
    Mark Brunson
    , Professor & Department Head, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

    Rob Addington
    From principles to practice: Restoring dry, frequent-fire forests in the face of global change along Colorado's Front Range
    Rob Addington
    , Research Associate, Colorado Forest Restoration Institute, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

    Kristen Pelz
    Is there a case for restoration to regenerate subalpine forests following bark beetle-caused mortality?
    Kristen Pelz
    , Graduate Research Assistant and PhD Candidate, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

    Steve Daniels
    A collaborative approach to resilience: The Monroe Mountain Working Group
    Steve Daniels
    , Professor and Extension Community Development Specialist, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

    Justin Britton
    Evaluation of treatment success in Populus tremuloides: Implications for management
    Justin Britton
    , M.S. Research Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

    Jamie Laatsch
    USDA Forest Service's perspectives on forest management in a changing climate
    Jamie Laatsch
    , M.S. Research Assistant, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

     
    Emily Platt
    Institutional resilience of the U.S. Forest Service
    Emily Platt
    , PhD Candidate, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

     
    James Long
    Seedlings and suckers, stands and clones - so you think you know aspen?
    James Long
    , Professor, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

    Joe Wheaton
    Beaver: Restoration liaison between riparian and upland systems
    Joe Wheaton
    , Assistant Professor and Fluvial Geomorphologist, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

    Jessica Clement
    Climate change and avoiding a climate of fear
    Jessica Clement
    , Research Scientist and Program Director, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

    Matthew Bekker
    Reconstruction of extreme drought from tree rings for Wasatch Front risk management
    Matthew Bekker
    , Associate Professor, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

     
    Karen Mock
    Triploidy in western aspen
    Karen Mock
    , Associate Professor, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

    Conference Sponsors
    USU Cooperative Extension
    USU Department of Wildland Resources
    USU Quinney College of Natural Resources
    USU Ecology Center
    USDA Forest Service State & Private Forestry
    USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station
    Western Aspen Alliance