Early Seral, Biodiversity & Management Workshop

June 10 & 11, 2019

Located at CH2M Alumni Center, Oregon State University

Online Registration will be available in soon!


June 10th- Alumni Center

7:30am: Registration opens

8:15am: Welcome and introduction to early seral in the Pacific Northwest - Matt Betts (Oregon State University)

8:45am: Defining early seral - Mark Swanson (Washington State University)

9:00am: Early seral ecology - Jerry Franklin (University of Washington)

9:15 am: Historical range of variation, CLAMS modeling - Dan Donato (Washington Department of Natural Resources)

9:30am: Early seral vegetation - Scott Harris (Oregon State University)

9:45am: Neotropical songbirds - Jake Verschuyl (NCASI )

10:00am: Deer and elk ecosystem services and functions- Thomas Stokely (Oregon State University)

10:30am: Break

10:45am: Quantifying tradeoffs and synergies between biodiversity, timber, and revenue in early seral forests

11:00am: Fire and early seral - Meg Krawchuck (Oregon State University)

11:15am: Early seral broadleaf & purple martins - Joan Hagar (USGS)

11:30am: Structural retention in early seral - AJ Kroll (Weyerhaeuser)

11:45am: Pollinators in naturally and human-disturbed forests - Jim Rivers (Oregon State University)

12:00pm: Pollinators and fire in Oregon - Sarah Galbraith (Oregon State University)

12:15pm: Lunch

1:15pm: Panel Discussion

  • Cheryl Friesen (US Forest Service)

  • Nick Palazzotto (ODF)

  • Mike Rochelle (Weyerhaeuser)

  • Abe Wheeler (BLM)

  • Fran Cafferata Coe (Cafferata Consulting)

2:45pm: Break

3:00pm: Facilitated Discussion

  • What do we need to know for different landownerships?

  • To what extent is early seral conservation an issue in PNW?

5:15pm: Closing remarks

5:30pm: Social hour with beverages and ample hors d'oeuvres

6:30pm: Evening Lecture by David Lindenmayer (Australian National University)- Biodiversity in managed forests (Open to the public)


June 11th: Optional Field Tour

7:00am: Departure from OSU

8:00am: IFM stand site visit

TBD: BLM early seral site visit

TBD: Box Lunch

5:00pm: Optional gathering for discussion, beer and food at local brewery


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