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    • NEPA for the 21st century : linking research to management 

      Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Acton, Mariah (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2017)
      In response to growing concerns around the management and implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Pacific Northwest Research Station and Ecosystem Management Coordination in the Washington ...
    • The effect of state and federal policies on biomass business investments in Wisconsin 

      Becker, Dennis R.; Abrams, Jesse; Fenster, Emily; Kudrna, Jordan; Smith, Timothy M.; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2017)
      Wood-based biomass energy plays a key role in Wisconsin’s wood products economy and in the state’s commitment to renewable energy. The state has developed numerous policies and programs to support biomass energy harvesting, ...
    • The effect of state and federal policies on biomass business investments in Washington 

      Becker, Dennis R.; Abrams, Jesse; Fenster, Emily; Kudrna, Jordan; Smith, Timothy M.; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2017)
      Wood-based biomass energy plays a key role in Washington’s wood products economy and in the state’s commitment to renewable energy. The state has developed numerous policies and programs to support biomass energy harvesting, ...
    • The effect of state and federal policies on biomass business investments in Oregon 

      Becker, Dennis R.; Abrams, Jesse; Fenster, Emily; Kudrna, Jordan; Smith, Timothy M.; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2017)
      Wood-based biomass energy plays a key role in Oregon’s wood products economy and in the state’s commitment to renewable energy. The state has developed numerous policies and programs to support biomass energy harvesting, ...
    • The effect of state and federal policies on biomass business investments in Minnesota 

      Becker, Dennis R.; Abrams, Jesse; Fenster, Emily; Kudrna, Jordan; Smith, Timothy M.; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2017)
      Wood-based biomass energy plays a key role in Minnesota’s wood products economy and in the state’s commitment to renewable energy. The state has developed numerous policies and programs to support biomass energy harvesting, ...
    • The effect of state and federal policies on biomass business investments in Michigan 

      Becker, Dennis R.; Abrams, Jesse; Fenster, Emily; Kudrna, Jordan; Smith, Timothy M.; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2017)
      Wood-based biomass energy plays a key role in Michigan’s wood products economy and in the state’s commitment to renewable energy. The state has developed numerous policies and programs to support biomass energy harvesting, ...
    • The effect of state and federal policies on biomass business investments in California 

      Becker, Dennis R.; Abrams, Jesse; Fenster, Emily; Kudrna, Jordan; Smith, Timothy M.; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2017)
      Wood-based biomass energy plays a key role in California’s wood products economy and in the state’s commitment to renewable energy. The state has developed numerous policies and programs to support biomass energy harvesting, ...
    • A profile of community-based organizations in the U.S. West 

      Abrams, Jesse; Ellison, Autumn; Davis, Emily Jane; Moseley, Cassandra; Nowell, Branda (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
      Community-based organizations (CBOs) are non-profit organizations based in rural communities that work on both local economic development and natural resource stewardship. CBOs were established in many places across the ...
    • A profile of federal timber purchases in the U.S. West 

      Davis, Emily Jane; Abrams, Jesse (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
      The US Forest Service primarily engages the private sector through service contracts, stewardship contracts, and timber sales. Both stewardship project and timber sales can generate commercially valuable wood products, ...
    • Profiles of fire suppression contracting businesses 

      Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Ellison, Autumn; Molden, Olivia; Neafie, Jessica; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
      Federal agencies are increasingly relying on contracts to respond to wildfire. Although present since the 1970s, private equipment contractors have come to play an important role following extreme fire seasons in the ...
    • The right resources at the right time : private fire suppression contracting capacity in the West 

      Moseley, Cassandra; Huber-Stearns, Heidi (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
      As wildfire has grown, a central challenge has been to develop systems to ensure that suppression resources are in the right place at the right time. As federal agencies increasingly depend on private contracting resources, ...
    • Drivers of wildfire suppression costs : a review 

      Ellison, Autumn; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
      As federal spending on wildland fire suppression has increased dramatically in recent decades, significant policymaking has been designed, at least in part, to address and temper rising costs. Effective strategies for ...
    • Cross-trained local capacity for integrated wildfire managment 

      Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Ellison, Autumn; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
      The National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy is a collaborative effort that seeks, in part, to improve multi-jurisdictional coordination of wildfire management and expand local preparedness and response capacity. ...
    • The effects of the Integrated Resource Restoration budget pilot on Forest Service restoration programs : third-party review summary findings 

      Schultz, Courtney A.; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
      In 2012, Congress authorized the Integrated Resource Restoration (IRR) budget line item, which consolidates previously separated budget line items into a single funding stream to support integrated restoration planning ...
    • "Call when needed" : private contracting for wildfire suppression in an unpredictable work environment 

      Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Bixler, R. Patrick (Richard Patrick); Ellison, Autumn; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2015)
      The U.S. Forest Service is facing unprecedented challenges in wildfire suppression, and increasingly depends on resources outside the agency to maintain adequate wildfire response capacity. Reliance on private wildfire ...
    • Using wood to produce energy for U.S. homes and businesses 

      White, Eric M.; Atkins, David; Moseley, Cassandra; Abrams, Jesse; Ellison, Autumn (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2014)
      Wood is one of the most abundant and versatile renewable energy sources in the United States. Heat and electricity can be generated from low-value woody material such as small trees, tree limbs, brush, and wood waste at ...
    • Understanding the barriers and opportunities for water utility investments in ecosystem services 

      Bennett, Drew E.; Duncan, Sally L.; Lurie, Susan D.; Gosnell, Hannah; Ellison, Autumn (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2014)
      Water utilities benefit from ecosystem services that improve water quality and moderate stream temperatures, such as the natural filtration and shading services provided by riparian forests. Such benefits have brought ...
    • Engaging businesses in local efforts to protect ecosystem services : barriers and opportunities 

      Bennett, Drew E.; San Filippo, Angela; Parker, Robert, 1960-; Nielsen-Pincus, Max; Moseley, Cassandra; Gosnell, Hannah; Lurie, Susan D.; Duncan, Sally L. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2014)
      Payments for ecosystem services (PES) is an emerging conservation strategy that provides economic incentives for the protection of ecosystem services that benefit society, such as the provision of clean air, clean water, ...
    • Socioeconomic monitoring of public lands management : a compilation of measures 

      Davis, Emily Jane; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2013)
      Collaborative groups, community leaders, and others want to increase the socioeconomic impacts of natural resource management. Monitoring can provide data to foster learning and improve socioeconomic conditions. Yet ...
    • Surveys find support for EWEB’s Voluntary Incentives Program 

      Bennett, Drew E.; Moseley, Cassandra; Nielsen-Pincus, Max; Parker, Robert, 1960-; Ellison, Autumn; Gosnell, Hannah; Lurie, Susan D.; Morzillo, Anita T.; White, Eric M.; Duncan, Sally L. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2014)
      The McKenzie River Watershed provides the sole source of drinking water to residents of Eugene, but increasing residential development could impact water quality. To protect drinking water quality, the Eugene Water and ...