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    • Assessment of water leasing activities in Washington State 

      Unknown author (Center for Watershed and Community Health, Mark O. Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University, 2001-11-01)
      The State of Washington faced a record drought situation for the 2001 water year. The opportunity to lease water from current water right holders for the purpose of enhancing instream flows to improve conditions for fish ...
    • Benefits to fish, benefits to farmers: improving streamflow and water allocation in the Northwest 

      Jaeger, William K.; Doppelt, Bob (Center for Watershed and Community Health, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2002-08)
      This paper is intended to outline a framework and provide policy recommendations for expanding the tools and approaches available to transfer water between out-of-stream and instream uses and also among out-of-stream uses. ...
    • Beyond Planning: Stewardship Contracting as a Management Tool for Implementing CWPPs 

      Donovan, Shannon; Lynn, Kathy; Kauffman, Marcus (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2008-06)
    • Case Study: Reducing Hazardous Fuels for Josephine County’s Special Needs Population--Draft 

      Unknown author (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2006-10)
    • Community capacity and wildfire protection: indicators of rural, low capacity communities 

      University of Oregon. Program for Watershed and Community Health; University of Oregon. Institute for a Sustainable Environment (Program for Watershed and Community Health, University of Oregon, 2003-09)
      This paper provides a framework for understanding the role community capacity plays in meeting fire protection goals and reducing fire risk within a community, neighborhood, or at an individual level. We examine the different ...
    • Community Resilience and the 2005 Deer Creek Fire – Summary Report 

      Lynn, Kathy; Hill, Arleen (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2006-04)
      This report provides an overview of the purpose, findings, and recommendations from interviews conducted with residents affected by the 2005 Deer Creek Fire.
    • Community Wildfire Protection Plan Evaluation Guide 

      Unknown author (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2008-08)
      The purpose of this guide is to assist communities in monitoring and evaluating their Community Wildfire Protection Plans to strengthen future implementation. The steps in this guide outline an effective process ...
    • Creating good-neighbors in your watershed: a resource guide for establishing Watershed Good-Neighbor programs 

      Portland State University. Center for Watershed and Community Health (Center for Watershed and Community Health, Mark O. Hatfield School of Government, Portland State University, 1999)
      The Watershed Good-Neighbor program is a unique voluntary, community-based approach to educating and training local businesses and landowners on how they can improve their business productivity and profitability and, in ...
    • Curry County Community Wildfire Protection Plan 

      Ojerio, Ryan S., 1972-; University of Oregon. Institute for a Sustainable Environment. Resource Innovations; Lynn, Kathy (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2008-02)
      The structural vulnerability study was the first collaborative effort of the newly formed Curry Wildfire Preparation Team (CWPT). The CWPT formed out of a recognition that wildfire is an integral and inevitable component ...
    • Curry County Community Wildfire Protection Plan : Community Guide 

      University of Oregon. Institute for a Sustainable Environment. Resource Innovations (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2008-02)
      The full Curry County CWPP is a comprehensive document that details information on a wide range of issues from county demographics and vulnerable populations, to structural vulnerability and wildfire risk. The CWPT felt ...
    • Disasters and the cycle of poverty: understanding urban, rural, and gender aspects of social vulnerability 

      Lynn, Kathy (Resource Innovations, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2005-09)
      This paper examines the impacts natural disasters have on poor communities all over the world, and the ways in which poverty and social vulnerability exacerbate disaster risk. We cannot reduce the risks poor communities ...
    • Engaging Socially Vulnerable Populations in Community Wildfire Protection Plans 

      Resource Innovations; Forest Guild; Watershed Research and Training Center; Ojerio, Ryan S., 1972-; Lynn, Kathy; Evans, Alexander; DeBonis, Mike; Gerlitz, Wendy (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2008)
      Recent catastrophic wildfires in the United States provided images of the destruction of multimillion-dollar homes, dense urban neighborhoods, and vast estates that overlook beautiful forests or the southern California ...
    • Establishing a Low-Income Assistance Program for the Rural/Metro Fire Department 

      Bollig, Shaun R.; Lynn, Kathy; University of Oregon. Institute for a Sustainable Environment. Resource Innovations (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2006-09-28)
      Low-income citizens face greater obstacles in attaining and paying for public services, including energy, telephone, and water. The lack of resources to pay for services may also make it difficult for low-income residents ...
    • Evaluation Guide for Community Wildfire Protection Plans : Draft 

      University of Oregon. Institute for a Sustainable Environment. Resource Innovations (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2008-03-01)
      The purpose of this guide is to assist communities in monitoring and evaluating their CWPPs to strengthen future implementation. The steps in this guide outline an effective process for evaluating how well communities ...
    • Feasibility and Benefits of Deploying Solar Electric Generation Across Public and Commercial Roof Space in Eugene, Oregon 

      Neff, Raymond (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2006-06)
      Many commercial and public buildings have large expanses of roof area that are ideally suited for generating electricity with solar photovoltaics (PV). They are often free of obstructions from the sun, like large trees ...
    • Increasing stream flows to sustain salmon in the Northwest: an economic and policy assessment 

      Jaeger, William K.; Mikesell, Raymond (University of Oregon, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, 2000-09)
      According to biologists, increasing streamflows in the Pacific Northwest is essential to restore and maintain the populations of salmon and other native fishes. Since agriculture is the principal source of surface water ...
    • An inventory and analysis of biomass utilization efforts in southwestern Oregon 

      Almquist, Bill (Resource Innovations, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2005-09)
      This report aims to help communities and JCIFP partners by cataloguing and describing local efforts, presenting case studies of activities underway in other parts of Oregon and around the country, and providing recommendations ...
    • Josephine County : Integrated fire plan, November 2004 

      Josephine County (Or.); University of Oregon. Program for Watershed and Community Health (Josephine County (Or.), 2004-11-08)
      Goals [for this Plan are]: protect against potential losses to life, property and natural resources from wildfire; build and maintain active participation from each Fire Protection District; set realistic expectations for ...
    • Josephine County Integrated Fire Plan lessons learned: an evaluation of the planning process 

      University of Oregon. Institute for a Sustainable Environment. Resource Innovations (Resource Innovations, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2005-06)
      Josephine County officials initiated development of the Josephine County Integrated Fire Plan (JCIFP) in July 2003, along with several federal, state, and local partners. The Plan mission is to protect against potential ...
    • Josephine County Integrated Fire Plan lessons learned: wildfire risk assessment 

      Almquist, Bill (Resource Innovations, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2005-07)
      This paper evaluates the JCIFP risk assessment process using information gathered from interviews conducted in February and March 2005 with members of the Risk Assessment Committee. This report is intended to assist other ...