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The Future of Forests & Forest Management: Change, Uncertainty, and Adaptation

The Plum Creek Distinguished Lecture Series co-hosted the Northwest Scientific Association Annual Conference in March, 2014.


Plenary speaker RICHARD WARING Oregon State University Managing Forests in Continual Transition: A Challenge Calling for Interactive Models, Remote Sensing, and Field Verification
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JANNEKE HILLE RIS LAMBERS University of Washington Implications of Climate Change for Turnover in Forest Composition: A Case Study from Mt. Rainier National Park
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JAMES LUTZ Utah State University The Value of Observation: Longitudinal Data and Ecosystem Change
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CRYSTAL KOLDEN University of Idaho Climate Drivers of Forest Pattern: Development of Wildfire Refugia
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JAKE VERSCHUYL National Council for Air and Stream Improvement Does Available Energy Influence Avian Response to Key Forest Stand Habitat Features?
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TRAVIS BELOTE The Wilderness Society Hedging Against an Uncertain Future: Forest Preservation and Conservation in the Anthropocene
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DEREK CHURCHILL University of Washington Integrating Silviculture & Landscape Ecology: A Framework for Multi-Scale Forest Management
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HUGH SAFFORD University of California, Davis Past, Present, and Future in the Forests of California’s Sierra Nevada: Variability in Forest Response to Environmental Change, and the Role of Management in Promoting Ecosystem Resilience
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DAVID PETERSON U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station Accelerating Climate Change Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems: Principles and Paradigm Shifts
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from 2014 Plum Creek lecture speakers