OOS 27: From Idea to Reality: Applied Science and Ecological Problem Solving in the National Forest System.
Organized by: H Safford, R Holthausen, and T DeMeo
Thursday, August 5, 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Meeting Room E 143.
8:00 AM Safford, Hugh*,1, 1 USDA-Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, Vallejo, CA Seeing the forest and the trees: Ecologists and land management on the National Forests.
8:20 AM NOWACKI, GREGORY*,1, 1 USDA Forest Service, Eastern Region, Milwaukee, WI Disturbance regimes and forest management: General theory and application.
8:40 AM Regan, Claudia1, 2, Hayward, Gregory1, 3, Romme, William2, 1 USDA Forest Service, Lakewood, Colorado2 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado3 University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming Historic range of variation in disturbance processes: Application to conservation planning.
9:00 AM Potter, Deborah*,1, 1 USDA Forest Service, Albuquerque, NM, USA Critical loads for atmospheric deposition: Implications for Federal land management in the western United States.
9:20 AM TART, DAVID*,, National standards for vegetation classification and mapping: Applications to management.
9:40 AM Break.
9:50 AM Henderson, Jan1, Lesher, Robin*,1, DeMeo, Thomas2, 1 USDA Forest Service, Mountlake Terrace, WA, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR, USA Use of potential natural vegetation modeling to identify rare species habitat in the Pacific Northwest.
10:10 AM Manning, Mary1, 1 USDA Forest Service, Northern Region, Missoula, MT, USA National riparian vegetation monitoring protocol development - John Day, Oregon pilot.
10:30 AM McCarthy, Clinton1, Suring, Lowell*,2, Wisdom, Michael3, Rowland, Mary3, 1 USDA, Forest Service, Ogden, UT, United States2 USDA Forest Service, Boise, ID3 USDA Forest Service, La Grande, OR Ecoregional, Land Use, and Conservation Planning – Assessment of Threats to Habitats for Species of Conservation Concern in Arid Shrublands in the Great Basin, USA.
10:50 AM Riegel, Gregg*,1, Lovtang, S1, Busse, M2, Ramsey, M1, Ganzhorn, S1, Ardt, G3, Lowrie, J4, Babb, G5, 1 USDA Forest Service, Bend, OR, USA2 USDA Forest Service3 Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife4 USDA Forest Service5 The Nature Conservancy Managing an ecological paradox: Balancing wildfire risk and mule deer habitat in antelope bitterbrush of Central Oregon.
11:10 AM Mellen, Kim*,1, Marcot, Bruce 2, Ohmann, Janet3, Waddell, Karen2, Livingston, Susan4, Willhite, Elizabeth5, Hostetler, Bruce5, Dreisbach, Tina3, 1 USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR, USA3 USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, OR, USA4 USDI Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, OR, USA5 USDA Forest Service, Sandy, OR, USA DecAID: Decayed Wood Advisor for managing dead wood in forests of Washington and Oregon.
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