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    • Assessing policy impacts on natural resource businesses : a review of research methods 

      Fenster, Emily; Abrams, Jesse; Moseley, Cassandra; Becker, Dennis R. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
      The purpose of this working paper is to review research methods used to assess the influence of public policies on natural resource business decision-making. We describe a suite of research methods that have been used to ...
    • Community diversity and wildfire risk : an archetype approach to understanding local capacity to plan for, respond to, and recover from wildfires 

      Carroll, Matthew S. (Matthew Stephen); Paveglio, Travis; Ellison, Autumn; Abrams, Jesse; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2014)
      The wildfire dilemma in the United States (and particularly in the U.S. West) has been well documented and its broad parameters are well understood. A very small fraction of wildfire igniting in wildland settings each year ...
    • Community experiences with wildfire : actions, effectiveness, impacts, and trends : results from two surveys in counties and communities affected by wildfire 

      Ellison, Autumn; Knapp, Melanie; Abrams, Jesse; Nielsen-Pincus, Max; Paveglio, Travis; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2015)
      Wildfire has become a growing threat for communities across the American West and a complex concern for agencies tasked with community protection. This task has grown more difficult due to the increasing incidence of large ...
    • Community wildfire protection plans in the American West 

      Abrams, Jesse; Ellison, Autumn; Knapp, Melanie; Moseley, Cassandra; Paveglio, Travis; Nielsen-Pincus, Max (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2014)
      Large wildfires are increasingly common in the American West. The federal government is responsible for the majority of suppression costs, and has a significant interest in policies that can improve resilience at the ...
    • Community-based organizations in the U.S. West : status, structure, and activities 

      Abrams, Jesse; Davis, Emily Jane; Ellison, Autumn; Moseley, Cassandra; Nowell, Branda (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
      Many rural communities across the U.S. West were profoundly affected by economic and policy changes in the 1990s and early 2000s. Sudden shifts in federal land policies, restructuring of forestry and agriculture industries, ...
    • Economic development and public lands : the roles of community-based organizations 

      Davis, Emily Jane; Abrams, Jesse; Moseley, Cassandra; Ellison, Autumn; Nowell, Branda (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
      The purpose of this paper is to examine the business assistance and economic development activities that community-based organizations (CBOs) undertake in rural public lands contexts in the U.S. West. We conducted three ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 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 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 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 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 effectiveness of biomass policies in supporting business investments in Oregon : preliminary results 

      Abrams, Jesse; Moseley, Cassandra; Ellison, Autumn; Becker, Dennis R.; Kudrna, Jordan (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2015)
      Wood-based biomass energy plays key roles 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, ...
    • Fire science needs in the Pacific Northwest 

      Abrams, Jesse; Creighton, Janean H.; Moseley, Cassandra; Olsen, Christine S.; Davis, Emily Jane; Pomeroy, Alaina; Hamman, Sarah; Bruce, Josh; Perleberg, Andrew B.; DeMeo, Thomas; Evers, Louisa; Fitzgerald, Stephen Arthur (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2011)
      After a century of wildfire suppression, the costs and complexity of wildfire management are increasing. Population growth in fire-prone landscapes, climate change, and diverse land management objectives all contribute ...
    • 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, ...
    • Promoting fire-adapted communities : the importance of social diversity in the wildland urban interface 

      Paveglio, Travis; Ellison, Autumn; Abrams, Jesse; Moseley, Cassandra; Carroll, Matthew S. (Matthew Stephen) (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2014)
      Fire-adapted communities are those that can effectively reduce risk to private property through community actions while allowing wildfire to play a regenerative role in the local ecosystem. However, little is known about ...
    • Reflexive gentrification of working lands in the American West : contesting the 'Middle Landscape' 

      Abrams, Jesse; Bliss, John Caswell; Gosnell, Hannah (Rural Development Institute, Brandon University, 2013)
      The scenic rural landscape of Wallowa County, Oregon has attracted attention from affluent urban populations who value the physical setting and sense of rural authenticity of this remote setting. Since at least the 1990s, ...
    • Resilience in land management planning : policy mandates, approaches, and resources 

      Timberlake, Thomas; Schultz, Courtney A.; Abrams, Jesse (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2017)
      Climate change adaptation presents a challenge for federal land management agencies in the United States. Increasingly, these agencies are turning to the concept of resilience to guide planning for an uncertain future. ...
    • Rural geography -- rural development : an examination of agriculture, policy and planning, and community in rural areas 

      Ramsey, Doug, 1965-; Abrams, Jesse; Clark, Jill K.; Evans, Nick (Professor of agricultural geography) (Rural Development Institute, Brandon University, 2013)
      Every four years since 1991, a small group of rural geographers from Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, with guests from Ireland and Australia, have met to present their latest ideas and research results. ...