Institute for Resilient Organizations, Communities, and Environments (IROCE)

 

The Institute for Resilient Organizations, Communities, and Environments (IROCE) at the University of Oregon links, leverages, and aligns applied social science research and resources to help organizations and communities adapt and thrive in the face of adversity..

Note: The organization was formerly known as The Institute for a Sustainable Environment

For more information, visit the web site at: https://resilient.uoregon.edu

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  • Sullivan-Astor, Kyle; Coughlan, Michael R.; Serio, Naomi; Ellison, Autumn (Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon, 2024-01)
    Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Federal Forest Restoration (FFR) Program looks forward to playing a role in implementing Oregon’s 20-year Landscape Resiliency Strategy, which has identified over five million acres ...
  • Coughlan, Michael R.; Serio, Naomi; Loeb, Harper; Lewis, David G. (David Gene), 1965-; Thompson, Sally (Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon, 2023)
    Indigenous fire stewardship (IFS) plays a critical role in the maintenance of North American forest resilience. This synthesis reviews literature on IFS in the PNW as represented in scholarly peer reviewed publications. We ...
  • Coughlan, Michael R.; Serio, Naomi; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Clark, Benjamin Y., 1977-; Smith, Hollie M., 1986- (Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon, 2023)
    The increasingly longer and more severe wildfire smoke events in the Pacific Northwest are likely to occur during outdoor athletic events. We investigated wildfire smoke concerns, air quality communication preferences, ...
  • Smith, Hollie; Shafer, Autumn (Center for Science Communication Research, School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon, 2023-05)
    Oakridge Air serves the communities of Oakridge and Westfir and promotes healthy air quality through individual and community resources. Oakridge Air, which is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency, has five ...
  • Serio, Naomi; Coughlan, Michael R.; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Santo, Anna; McEvoy, Andy, 1987-; White, Eric M. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon, 2023)
    The Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Landscape Resiliency Program (LRP) is a grant program to support cross-boundary restoration of landscape resiliency and fuels reduction within Oregon. In fall 2021, ODF requested ...
  • Coughlan, Michael R.; Serio, Naomi; Downey, Jess; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Santo, Anna; White, Eric M.; Davis, Emily Jane (Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon, 2023)
    The Federal Forest Restoration (FFR) Program is a joint effort among the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF), federal forest managers, and public lands stakeholders to increase the pace, scale, and quality of federal ...
  • Smith, Hollie; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Serio, Naomi (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2023-01)
    An After Action Review workshop was facilitated on Monday, December 5, 2022 for City of Oakridge, Lane County staff, and Oakridge community members who participated in the emergency responses in Oakridge for wildfire ...
  • Serio, Naomi; Coughlan, Michael R.; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Santo, Anna (Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon, 2022)
    The Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Landscape Resiliency Program (LRP) is a grant program to support cross-boundary restoration of landscape resiliency and fuels reduction within Oregon. In fall 2021, ODF requested ...
  • Markus, Amy; Olszewski, Julia; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Ellison, Autumn (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2021)
    To guide monitoring efforts within the Lakeview Stewardship Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project (CFLRP) and Klamath-Lake Forest Health Partnership (KLFHP) All-Lands Projects in Klamath and Lake Counties.
  • Coughlan, Michael R.; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Santo, Anna; McEvoy, Andy, 1987-; White, Eric M. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2022)
    The Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Landscape Resiliency Program (LRP) is a grant program established by Senate Bill 762 (SB762), Section 18-20 (2021) to support crossboundary forest restoration and resiliency ...
  • Unknown author (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2019)
    The purpose of this document is to introduce 46 of the Forest Service’s iconic places and to provide basic information about the values they protect and their histories. These places are found in over 40 different ...
  • Olszewski, Julia; Ellison, Autumn (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2021)
    This report represents an analysis of ecological, social, and economic monitoring data for restoration activities conducted by the Lakeview Stewardship Group (LSG) from 2012 to 2019. The treatments analyzed here include ...
  • Unknown author (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2020)
    As rural communities face changes in local economies, populations, and workforce needs, what does the next generation of residents and workers value and want? That question was the motivation for the Rural Youth ...
  • Cheng, Antony S. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2020)
    Because wildfires don’t stop at ownership boundaries, managers from governmental and nongovernmental organizations in Northern Colorado are taking steps to pro-actively “co-manage” wildfire risk through the Northern ...
  • Davis, Emily Jane; McAvoy, Darren J. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2020)
    In a given area, there are commonly multiple agencies that manage wildfire suppression on different jurisdictions. These agencies can face divergent or even competing missions and mandates, yet must also address the ...
  • Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Davis, Emily Jane; Evans, Alexander M.; Caggiano, Michael (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2019)
    In millions of acres of fire-adapted landscapes across the West, the need for forest restoration and wildfire mitigation outpaces capacity to respond, posing risks to homes, communities, and forest health. Land managers ...
  • Davis, Emily Jane (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2019)
    The rangelands of southeastern Oregon and southern Idaho have experienced increasingly large wildfires that threaten multiple values and can exceed Bureau of Land Management (BLM) response capacity. There has been interest ...
  • Sullivan-Astor, Kyle; Coughlan, Michael R.; Serio, Naomi (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2022)
    Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Federal Forest Restoration (FFR) Program is continuing its work partnering with federal land managers, who manage 60% of Oregon’s forests, to address the 5.6 million acres of Oregon’s ...
  • Sullivan, Kyle; Coughlan, Michael R.; Kauffman, Marcus (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2022)
    Restoration is a pressing need across Oregon’s forests—over 7 million acres are experiencing declining forest health and are at elevated risk of large and destructive wildfires. Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) ...
  • Deak, Alison; Coughlan, Michael R. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon, 2022)
    The Lakeview Stewardship Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration (CFLR) Project was awarded funding in 2012 to improve forest ecological health within 662,289 acres of the Fremont-Winema National Forest and contribute ...

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