Some interesting and potentially valuable links
Cooperative Forest Ecosystem Research (CFER) program - contains information on recent research on forest ecosystems in the western Oregon and links to other sites.
Northwest Forest Plan - documents and guides pertaining to the federal plan for managing forests in the Pacific Northwest
Habitat conservation planning...
For an article from High Country News critical of the HCP process, click here
For the US Fish and Wildlife Service overview of HCP's, click here
For the National Wildlife Federation's perspectives on positive and negative aspects of HCP's, click here
For Defenders of Wildlife's perspectives on positive and negative aspects of HCP's, click here
For the Oregon Department of Forestry HCP for the Elliott State Forest, click here
For Plum Creek Timber's Cascades HCP, click here
Snags and dead wood links
DecAID - the Decayed Wood Advisor for Managing Snags, Partially Dead Trees, and Down Wood for Biodiversity in Forests of Washington and Oregon, click here
Habitat use by snag-associated species: a bibliography for species occurring in Oregon and Washington. http://www.fsl.orst.edu/cfer/snags/bibliography.html
Proceedings of the Symposium on the Ecology and Management of Dead Wood in Western Forests http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/publications/documents/gtr-181/
Trees and Logs Important to Wildlife in the Interior Columbia River Basin http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/gtr391/
Survey and Manage Species
On March 23, 2004, there were a number of changes to the way the federal government is handling survey and manage species.
Click here to see the Record of Decision describing the changes.
Click here to see Key Points from the decision.
Click here to see Questions and Answers about the decision.
Salmon Anchor Habitat
Click here to see information concerning ODF's plan for developing Salmon Anchor Habitat.
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