NORTHWEST FOREST PLAN SCIENCE SYNTHESIS 

NORTHWEST FOREST PLAN SCIENCE SYNTHESIS
SCIENCE FORUM | JUNE 26, 2018

The U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest and Pacific Southwest Research Stations developed the Synthesis of Science to Inform Land Management within the Northwest Forest Plan area, which is now available electronically. Written by scientists from the Forest Service, other federal agencies, universities, and tribes, the synthesis is a comprehensive review of the science that has emerged since the plan was enacted in 1994 and will help to provide a science foundation for forest plan revisions for 17 national forests within the 24-million-acre NWFP area in western Washington, western Oregon, and northern California.

 

2018 Science Forum 

The research stations hosted a science forum on Tuesday, June 26 in Portland, Oregon, to provide an overview of the key findings of the science synthesis. The recorded webinar, speaker presentations and event transcript can be found below.

Webinar Recording
Presentations
(click links below to download PDFs)

Overview and Chapter 1 – Introduction (.pdf file)

Chapter 2 – Climate and Vegetation Change (.pdf file)

Chapter 3   Old Growth and Forest Dynamics (.pdf file)

Chapter 4 – Northern Spotted Owl (.pdf file)

Chapter 5 – Marbled Murrelet (.pdf file)

Chapter 6 – Other Species and Biodiversity (.pdf file)

Chapter 7 – Aquatic and Riparian Species and Ecosystems (.pdf file)

Chapter 8 – Socioeconomic Well-Being (.pdf file)

Chapter 9Collaboration and Public Values (.pdf file)

Chapter 10Environmental Justice Populations (.pdf file)

Chapter 11Tribal Ecocultural Resources and Engagement (.pdf file)

Chapter 12 Integration (.pdf file)

Event Transcript