Restoring The West Conference 2017

    Restoring The West Conference 2017

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    Click HERE for the conference program booklet.

    Crystal A. Kolden

    Managing for Forest Resilience under Global Change: the Power of Fire Refugia

    Dr. Crystal Kolden, Pyrogeographer, University of Idaho




    Embracing Partnership and Realizing the Co-benefits of Collaboration

    Spencer Plumb, Ph.D., National Forest Foundation

    Susan CharnleyForest Restoration at the Landscape Scale across Land Ownerships: How to get there from here?

    Susan Charnley, US Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station


    Liz DavyForest Restoration from the District Ranger Chair

    Elizabeth Davy, District Ranger, United States Forest Service, Island Park, ID






    Derek J. ChurchillRestoring Pattern, Structure, and Function in Dry Forests: the ICO Approach

    Derek J. Churchill, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, University of Washington



    Dick FleischmanAccelerating Restoration - The Challenges and Successes of the Nation's Largest Collaborative Restoration Project

    Dick Fleischman, Operations Coordinator, Four Forest Restoration Initiative, United States Forest Service


    Jesse AbramsBeyond Collaborative Decision-Making: Practices for "Matching" Ecological and Social Systems in Forest Restoration

    Jesse Abrams, University of Oregon





    Mike BattagliaForest Structure Outcomes After Mixed-Severity Wildfire: Do They Meet Restoration Goals?

    Mike Battaglia, United States Forest Service



    Diane VosickIf the trees don’t pay for restoration what will?

    Diane Vosick, Director of Policy and Partnerships for the Ecological Restoration Institute, Northern Arizona University






    Tony ChengHandshakes and head fakes: when social dynamics intersect with institutional processes in collaborative, adaptive forest restoration

    Tony Cheng, Professor, Department of Forest & Rangeland Stewardship, Colorado State University



    Paul HessburgRestoring fire-prone Inland Pacific landscapes: seven core principles

    Paul Hessburg, Research Landscape Ecologist, United States Forest Service




    Restoring the Landscape – San Carlos Apache Reservation

    Dee Randall, Forest Manager, San Carlos Apache Tribe, Arizona

    Neil ChapmanAccelerating Forest Restoration in Northern Arizona

    Neil Chapman, Northern Arizona Program Restoration Manager, The Nature Conservancy




    Jenny BriggsIntegrating science with restoration in Colorado's Front Range Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project (CFLRP): some of our greatest hits

    Jenny Briggs, Research Ecologist, United States Geological Survey


    Michaela TeichDoes bark beetle disturbance alter forests' protective effects against snow avalanches?

    Michaela Teich, Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University




    Kendall BeckerLow-severity fire impacts snag dynamics in an old-growth forest: Does tree neighborhood matter?

    Kendall Becker, Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University




    Alex HoweA seedling-based approach to aspen restoration in the Interior West

    Alex Howe, Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University



    Craig TaggartPerspectives of a Land Manager

    Craig Taggart, Environmental Manager, Trinchera Ranch, Colorado






    Sharon HoodImpacts of low-severity fire and fuel treatments on ponderosa pine resistance to mountain pine beetle

    Sharon Hood, Research Ecologist, United States Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station





    Clearing the way: Revealing and removing hidden barriers to private land forest restoration

    Leslie Allison, Executive Director, Western Landowners Alliance, Santa Fe, NM

    John RobisonIncreasing the pace and scale of forest restoration and the breadth and depth of forest restoration partnerships in Idaho

    John Robison, Lemhi Forest Restoration Group and Idaho Forest Restoration Partnership, Salmon, ID





    Cara NelsonApplication of International Standards for Ecological Restoration to the Western US

    Cara Nelson, Associate Professor of Restoration Ecology, University of Montana




    The Ongoing Promise & Emerging Perils of Western Forest Restoration in a Global Change World

    Craig Allen, Research Ecologist, United States Geological Survey, New Mexico Landscapes Field Station, Los Alamos, NM