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  • Davis, Emily Jane (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2021)
    Many communities use collaborative processes and groups to pursue common goals. Social science can aid in these processes. For successful application of social science in a collaborative setting, practitioners can ...
  • Davis, Emily Jane (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2021)
    Many communities in the rural western United States seek ecological, economic, and social wellbeing and resilience of their people and landscapes through collaborative groups. Increasingly, these groups have recognized ...
  • Sullivan, Kyle; Santo, Anna; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Ellison, Autumn (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2020)
    The Federal Forest Restoration Program (FFRP)—administered by the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF)—has been using Good Neighbor Authority (GNA) since 2016 to complete restoration activities on lands managed by the ...
  • Coughlan, Michael R.; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Schultz, Courtney A. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2020)
    The USDA Forest Service conducts climate change vulnerability assessments (CCVA) to inform planning and regions, and individual forests have also assessed climate change vulnerabilities for their landscapes and ecosystems, ...
  • Santo, Anna; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Ellison, Autumn; Davis, Emily Jane; White, Eric M. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2020)
    The Oregon Department of Forestry’s (ODF) Federal Forest Restoration Program (FFRP) is a partnership between the state of Oregon, federal forest managers, and public lands stakeholders to increase forest ...
  • Davis, Emily Jane; Santo, Anna; White, Eric M. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2019)
    Over the past two decades, numerous federal forest collaboratives have emerged in the state of Oregon. Although they generally do not possess any formal decision-making authority, their efforts are considered important ...
  • Miller, James; Ellison, Autumn (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2019)
    The U.S. Forest Service manages specially-designated areas and national monuments, protected either by Congressional legislation or by the President via proclamation under the authority of the Antiquities Act. These areas ...
  • Ellison, Autumn; Miller, James (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2019)
    The U.S. Forest Service manages specially-designated areas and national monuments, protected either by Congressional legislation or by the President via proclamation under the authority of the Antiquities Act. These ...
  • Santo, Anna; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Ellison, Autumn; Coughlan, Michael R.; Koutnik, Zach; Davis, Emily Jane (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2019)
    The Good Neighbor Authority (GNA) was authorized in the 2014 Farm Bill. It allows federal and state agencies to work in partnership to implement watershed and forest management activities on federal lands. The Federal ...
  • Santo, Anna; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Ellison, Autumn; Rhodewalt, Amelia; Davis, Emily Jane (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2019)
    The Federal Forest Restoration Program (FFRP) is a partnership between the state of Oregon, federal forest managers, and public lands stakeholders to increase forest restoration and economic opportunity on federal forest ...
  • University of Oregon. Ecosystem Workforce Program (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2018)
    The U.S. Forest Service manages specially-designated areas and national monuments, protected either by Congress through legislation or by the President via proclamation under the authority of the Antiquities Act. These ...
  • White, Eric M. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2018)
    In September of 2013, the US Forest Service awarded a 10-year stewardship contract for restoration work on Malheur National Forest. The contract’s goals were to promote ecological restoration, reduced wildfire risk, and ...
  • Salerno, Jonathan; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2017)
    The Federal Forest Restoration Program (FFRP) is a partnership between the state, federal forest managers, and public lands stakeholders to support forest restoration and economic opportunity on federal forest lands across ...
  • Ellison, Autumn; Davis, Emily Jane (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2016)
    Across the U.S. West, many rural communities adjacent to publicly owned federal lands have been greatly affected by changes to federal land management policies and by economic restructuring of the wood products industry. ...
  • White, Eric M.; Bennett, Drew E. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2015)
    Forest management to achieve ecological objectives can also create desirable social and economic outcomes in local communities. We developed the Forest Restoration and Utilization Calculator to estimate the economic effects ...
  • Davis, Emily Jane; White, Eric M. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2015)
    Forest collaborative groups in Oregon integrate ecological, economic, and social objectives in their missions. While they spend much of their time on vegetation, aquatic, and other natural resource issues, they have less ...
  • Davis, Emily Jane; White, Eric M.; Bennett, Drew E. (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2015)
    Forest collaborative groups in Oregon integrate ecological, economic, and social objectives in their missions. However, those groups often focus, in practice, on biophysical natural resource issues and have less direct ...
  • Davis, Emily Jane; Moseley, Cassandra (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2015)
    Forest collaborative groups that seek ecological, economic, and social outcomes have become common in eastern and southern Oregon. These multi-stakeholder groups work together to develop agreement on local public forest ...
  • White, Eric M.; Bennett, Drew E.; Ellison, Autumn (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2015)
    Restoration projects on national forests often have far-reaching economic effects that extend beyond local areas around the national forests. To better understand the distribution of economic effects from restoration ...
  • Bennett, Drew E.; Davis, Emily Jane; White, Eric M.; Ellison, Autumn (Ecosystem Workforce Program, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, University of Oregon, 2015)
    In September of 2013, the US Forest Service awarded a 10-year stewardship contract intended to promote ecological restoration, wildfire risk reduction, and economic vitality in Grant and Harney counties. This contract has ...

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