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COS INDEX As of: June 4, 1998

Meeting 1 Handouts (Chicago, December 19, 1997)

Members of the Committee of Scientists M1 - #1
U.S. Dept of Agriculture, USFS: Charter for Committee of Scientis M1 - #2
Primer on FACA, USFS, (2 pages) M1 - #3
University of Colorado, Writing the Regulations: Using Scientists to Link Law and Policy, Arthur W. Cooper, September 1996 M1 - #4
Forest & Conservation History, The Committee of Scientists: A forgotten Link in National Forest Planning History, Steven E. Daniels and Karren Merrill, July 1992 M1 - #5
Status of Forest Service Land Management Plans, ( 4 Pages) M1 - #6
U.S. Congress, National Forest Management Act of 1976, Conference Report, September 1976 M1 - #7
NFMA Law that Amended RPA., October 1976 M1 - #8
Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act as amended by NFMA, August 1974 M1 - #9
FEDERAL REGISTER, August 31, 1978, Proposed Rule on Forest Service Planning (includes Preliminary Report of Committee of Scientists, pg 39056) M1- #10
FEDERAL REGISTER, May 4, 1979, Proposed Rule on Forest Service Planning (includes Final Report by Committee of Scientists, pg. 26599 M1 - #11
FEDERAL REGISTER, September 17, 1979, Final Rule on Forest Service Planning (includes the Supplemental Final Report by Committee of Scientists, pg. 53967) M1 - #12
FEDERAL REGISTER, February 22, 1982, Proposed Rule on Forest Service Planning M1 - #13
FEDERAL REGISTER, September 30, 1982, Final Rule on Forest Service Planning ( Forest Service currently using this rule) M1 - #14
FEDERAL REGISTER, February 15, 1991, Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Forest Service planning M1 - #15
FEDERAL REGISTER, September 18, 1992, Notice of Adoption of Final Policy (procedures effective September 21, 1992) M1 - #16
FEDERAL REGISTER, April 13, 1995, Proposed Rule on Forest Service Planning ( Public comment period closed August 17, 1995) M1 - #17
Council on Environmental Quality Regulations on Implementation of NEPA (includes NEPA statute) 1992 M1 - #18
Council on Environmental Quality 40 Questions on NEPA , (23 pages) M1 - #19
Forest Service Policy on NEPA, FEDERAL REGISTER , Sept. 1992 M1 - #20
Keystone National Policy Dialogue on Ecosystem Management, Final Report, October 1996 M1 - #21
Land & Resource Management Plan for Tongass National Forest,(CD-ROM), May 1997 M1 - #22
Remarks on the Initial Meeting of the Committee, James R. Lyons,December 1997 M1 - #23
Issues in Science and Technology, Reforming National Forest Policy, H. Michael Anderson, December 1993 M1 - #24
The Wilderness Society, National Forest Planning and Policy,December 1997 M1 - #25
Review of NFMA Land and Resource Management Planning Regulations, (Proposed Changes February 1982) M1 - #26
U.S. General Accounting Office, Report to Congressional Requesters, Forest Service Decision Making, A Framework for Improving Performance, April 1997 M1 - #27
U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment, Forest Service Planning: Accommodating Uses, Producing Outputs, and Sustaining Ecosystems, February 1992 M1 - #28
USDA, USFS, Critique of Land Management Planning (vol 1 -11) M1 - #29
Johnson, K.N. & M.A. Shannon, Conference Papers, The National Forest Management Act in a Changing Society 1976-1996, December 10, 1997 M1 - #30
Wilkinson, C.F., & H.M. Anderson, Island Press, Land and Resource Planning in the National Forests, 1987 M1 - #31

Meeting 2 Handouts (Denver, January 22-23, 1998)

Agenda for COS meeting #2, Denver CO, January 22, 1998 M2 - #1
Draft Agenda for COS meeting #3, Seattle WA, February 12, 1998 M2 - #2
USFS, Washington Office RPA, Maloney, K., January 23, 1998 M2 - #3
USFS, Washington Office, Chief Memo to Employees, January 23, 1998 M2 - #4
Western Governors’ Association
   a) Future Management of the National Forest and Public Lands, 6/23/96
   b) Pursuing New Tools to Enhance Future Management of BLM USFS Lands,6/9/97
   c) Implementation of Priority Issues from the August 22, 1977 WGA Memorandum, 9/12/97
   d) Keys Common to Successful Collaboration, Draft, 1/7/98
   e) Grand Canyon Visibility Transport Commission, 7/26/96
       Recommendations that affect the Forest Service
       Recommendations relating to resource management in forest areas
M2 - #5
COS Key Principals Discussion, January 23, 1998
   a) Dale, V. Ecological Society of America’s Land Use Committee
   
b) Wondolleck, J. Principals of Effective Collaboration in the Public Sector
   
c) Agee, James K. Issues That Make Planning Difficult
   d) Multiple-Use, Sustained-Yield/Ecosystem Management Comparison
   e) Johnson, N., Sessions, J., Franklin, J., Gabriel, J., Integrating Wildfire into Strategic Planning for Sierra Nevada Forests, January 1998
   f) Policy Studies Journal, Trosper, R. Multicriterion Decision Making in a Tribal Context, 1988
M2 - #6
USFS Region 2 Presentation (several documents) M2 - #7
Penn State, L. Nielson, Director, School of Forest Resources, Transmittial of notes from Allegheny National Forest meeting, January 27, 1998 M2 - #8
US Senate, Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Jan 7, 1998 M2 - #9
Natural Resources Defense Council, Jan 21, 1998 M2 - #10
Forestry and Wood Products Division, B.Bierer, Director, Jan 27, 1997 M2 - #11
American Forest and Paper Association, M. Fish, Chairman, National Forest Planning Committee, June 24, 1997 M2 - #12
American Forest and Paper Association, Forest Resources Group, S. Lovett, Vice President, August 17, 1995 M2 - #13
University of Colorado, Natural Resources Law Center, S.Quarles, Crowell, Moring LLP, How the Regulated Community Views Regulation to Protect Living Resources, June 1996 M2 - #14
USFS, R. Ullrich, Forest Service GPRA Strategic Plan, Sept 30, 1997 M2 - #15
US House of Representatives, Testimony of S.Quarles, The Failure of Federal Land Planning, March 26, 1996 M2 - #16

Meeting 3 Handouts (Seattle, February 12-13, 1998)

USFS, Mount Baker Snoqualmie NF, J.Henderson, Comments on the Northwest Forest Plan , Feb 11, 1998 M3 - #1
USFS, Tongass NF, Tongass Land Management Plan Briefing Kit, 1997 M3 - #2
USFS, Siuslaw NF, Stepping Stones M3 - #3
USFS, Deputy Regional Forester, N. Graybeal, Comments to Committee of Scientists, Advising on Revisions to the NFMA Planning Regulations, Feb 12, 1998 M3 - #4
Et Al Systems, Timber Production, Jan 1, 1998 M3 - #5
State of Oregon, Gov. John Kitzhaber, (Presentation by Peter Green)
    a) Federal Forest Roads Policy, Jan 22, 1998
    b) Proposed Eastside Forest Health Strategy
M3 - #6
USFS, R. Max Peterson, Land Management Planning on the National Forests, Nov 3, 1988 Starker Lecture M3 - #7
University of Denver, College of Law, F. Cheever Assistant Professor of Law, Four Failed Forest Standards, 1997 M3 - #8
USFS, R. Max Peterson, What Can We Learn From Past Reform Efforts, September 16, 1996 M3 - #9
2nd World Fisheries, L. Nielson et al. The Stakeholder Satisfaction Triangle:A Model For Successful Management M3 - #10
OSU, D. Bella, Ethics and the Credibility of Applied Science M3 - #11
National Audubon Society, Alaska State Office, Testimony of Dr. J.Schoen Feb 12, 1998 M3 - #12
High Country News, J. Long, Why One Advocacy Group Steers Clear of Consensus Efforts, May 30, 1994 M3 - #13
Defenders of Wildlife, (5 pages) M3 - #14

Meeting 4 Handouts (Atlanta, February 24 - 25, 1998)

USFS, Washington Office, 1996 Draft Final NFMA Regulations, Part 219, and Comparison of Key Provisions, NFMA Planning Rule, July 1996 M4 - #1
Southern Appalachian Assessment, Summary Report, July 1996 M4 - #2
Organizing for Innovation, M. Shannon et al. , Oct, 1995 M4 - #3
Typology of Deliberation Within Agency Policy and Decision Processes, M.Shannon, C. Chess, T. Dietz, E. Schlager, 1997 M4 - #4
University of Colorado, Memorandum to COS, C. Wilkinson, Feb 23, 1998 M4 - #5
Perspective, Building Knowledge Pools and Relationships, S. Yaffee, J. Wondelleck M4 - #6
Ecological Principals Relevant to Population Viability, B. Noon, Feb 24, 1998 M4 - #7
CIFOR, Criteria and Indicators for Assessing the Sustainability of Forest Management, N.E Stark et al. Aug 1997 M4 - #8
The Wilderness Society, Statement of Peter Kirby, Feb 24, 1998 M4 - #9
Statement of Monte Seehorn, Feb 24 (1 page) M4 - #10
USFS, Chief Mike Dombeck's Remarks to Forest Service Employees and Retirees, Feb 20, 1998 M4 - #11
USFS, COS Briefing, Assessment and Planning for Terrestrial and Aquatic Species and Their Habitats on National Forests in the Southern Appalachians, G. Gaines, Feb 24, 1998 M4 - #12
Northern District of Georgia, Altanta Division, Sierra Club v. G. Martin, Civil Action No. 1:96-CV-926-TWT M4 - #13
Defenders of Wildlife, Southern Lesson, Feb 1998 M4 - #14
USFS, Siuslaw NF, Map of Oregon Coast Range Province, Feb 18, 1998 M4 - #15
The Wilderness Society, The Southern Appalachian Assessment: Highlights and Perspectives, 47 pages M4 - #16

Meeting 5 Handouts (Sacramento, March 3-5, 1998)

NAEP News, Volume 23, Number 2, March/April 1998 M5 - #1
California Tahoe Conservancy, Progress Report M5 - #2
University of California, Wildland Resources Center Report No. 39 Summary of the Sierra Nevada Ecosystem Project Report, June 1996 M5 - #3
USFS, Pacific Southwest Region, R5 Forest Plan Revision Strategy, Oct 1997 M5 - #4
California Native Plant Society, Statement to Cos, March 4 1998 M5 - #5
USFS, North Central Forest Experiment Station, Chequamegon and Nicolet National Forests, Report on the Scientific Roundtable on Biological Diversity, T.Crow, A. Haney, D. Waller M5 - #6
National Association of Environmental Professionals, NEPA and USFS Planning, J.Roberts, March 4 , 1998 M5 - #7
Quincy Library Group and Applegate Partnership, March 3-5, 1998 M5 - #8
Political Science Quarterly, Winter 1979-80, Backward Mapping: Implementation Research and Policy Decisions, R.Elmore M5 - #9
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Govt., Social Capital: A Key Enabler of Innovation in Science and Technology, J. Fountain, Sept 1997 M5 - #10
Presentation by R.Cunningham at Sacramento Meeting, NEPA A Role in Strategic Planning, March 4, 1998 M5 - #11
United States Senate, Energy and Natural Resources, Feb 20, 1998 M5 - #12
Ecology Law Quarterly, Community Participation in Ecosystem Management, T. Duane M5 - #13
The Atlantic Monthly, The Lessions of Valujet 592, W. Langewiesche M5 - #14
California Forestry Association, March 4, 1998 M5 - #15
AF & PA, Forestry and Wood Products Division, March 3, 1998 M5 - #16
Final Report of the California Spotted Owl Federal Advisory Committee, C. Philpot et al., Dec. 1, 1997 M5 - #17
Chautauqua Chronicle of Community, Why The Wilderness Society Opposed the Quincy Library Group Legislation, L. Blumberg and D. Knuffke M5 - #18
(See M4 - #1) M5 - #19
USFS, Pacific Northwest Region, Restoring Our Forests Investment in the Future, May 1997 M5 - #20
Applegate Partnership Newspaper, March-April 1998 M5 - #21
Agenda for Sacramento Meeting, March 3, 1998 M5 - #22
New York Times, Courts Expanding Effort to Battle Water PollutionJ. Cushman, March 1. 1998 M5 - #23
Oregonian, Custodial Forests?, author unknown M5 - #24
USFS, National Forest Adventure Pass Fact Sheet, July 1997 M5 - #25
USFS, Speech given by Chief Dombeck, A Gradual Unfolding of a National Purpose: A Natural Resouce Agenda for the 21st Century, March 1998M5 - #26
COS, Scientific Principals Draft Documents, K. Johnson, March 1998 (Revised and changed by M. Shannon) M5 - #27

Meeting 6 Handouts (Boston, March31 April 1, 1998)

USFS, Discussion Draft (National Forest Mission Shift) D.MacCleery, March 24, 1998 M6 - #1
COS, Management Implementation, J. Agee, March 12, 1998 M6 - #2
COS, First Working Draft of Sub Commitee Report, Wondolleck, Shannon, Johnson, March 30, 1998 M6 - #3
COS, Proposed Outline for COS Report, March 31, 1998 M6 - #4
COS, Ecological Sustainability, N. Johnson, March 24, 1998 M6 - #5
USFS, Washington Office, Forest Planning in the Future, Oct 1990 M6 - #6
USFS, Eastern Region, Approach to Revising Forest Plans, Jan 1998 M6 - #7
USFS, Eastern Region, Forest Plan Revision Schedule, Feb 1997 M6 - #8
USFS, Status of Land and Resource Management Planning, March 1998 M6 - #9
Role of the Green Mountain National Forest, author unknown M6 - #10
Pinchot Institute, Statement on principles for managing the National Forests (Letter in response to Murchoshy et. al. , March 1998 M6 - #11
USFS, Crescent RD, Map of Seven Buttes Project, June 1996 M6 - #12
Sierra Club, Mackinac Chapter, Letter to Wendy Sanders of Great Lakes Forest Alliance, Feb 4, 1998 M6 - #13
COS, Plan Subgroup Draft, J.Long, March 1998 M6 - #14
COS, Range Outline, L.Hardesty, April 1, 1998 M6 - #15
Iverson, George C., G. Hayward, K. Titus, et al. 1996. Conservation assessment for the northern goshawk in Southeast Alaska, Gen. Tech. Rpt. PNW-GTR-387, Portland, OR, USDA Forest Service M6 - #16
Everest, Fred H., D. Swanston, C. Shaw, et al. 1997. Evaluation of the use of scientific information in developing the 1997 Forest Plan for the Tongass National Forest, Gen. Tech. Rpt. PNW-GTR-415, Portland, OR, USDA Forest Service M6 - #17
Swanston, Douglas N., C.G.Shaw III, W. Smith, et al. 1996. Scientific information and the Tongass Land Management Plan, Gen. Tech. Rpt. PNW-GTR-386, Portland, OR, USDA Forest Service M6 - #18
Julin, Kent R., comp. 1997. Assessments of wildlife viability, old-growth timber volume estimates, forested wetlands, and slope stability, Gen. Tech. Rpt. PNW-GTR-392, Portland, OR, USDA Forest Service M6 - #19
Baichtal, James F. and D. Swanston. 1996. Karst landscapes and associated resourses: A resource assessment, Gen. Tech. Rpt. PNW-GTR-383, Portland, OR, USDA Forest Service M6 - #20
Person, David K., M. Kirchhoff, V. VanBallenberghe, et al. 1996. The Alexander Archipelago wolf: A conservation assessment, PNW-GTR-384, USDA Forest Service M6 - #21
DeGange, Anthony R.. 1996. A conservation assessment for the marbled murrelet in Southeast Alaska,Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-388. Portland, OR, USDA Forest Service M6 - #22
WSU, Natural Resource Sciences, L.Hardesty, April 1998
   a) Seven Popular Myths about Livestock Grazing on Public Lands,J. Mosley, et. al.
   b) Grazing on Public Lands, Task Force Report, December 1996
   c) Communication from J. Mclain to L. Hardesty
      - Capability and Sustainability Directives
      - Correspondence related to Capability and Sustainability
      - Sampson Keynote on Target, Watershed News, 6,7,8/1997
      - The Myth of the Omnipotent Forester, R.W. Behan, 1996
   d) Map and Table of ownership and range, Hawchek, et. al., 1989
   e) Coyote Cowboy Poetry, B. Black, 1986
   f) CRM - It’s Nature and History, C. Cleary
   g) USFS, Brochure on Coordinated Resouce Management Planning
M6 - #23

Meeting 7 Handouts (Albuquerque, April 14-15, 1998)

COS, Albuquerque Agenda, April 14, 1998 M7 - #1
COS, Working papers from Albuquerque, April, 1998 M7 - #2
BLM, A Guide to Resource Management Planning on the Public Lands M7 - #3
USFS, 1995 Draft RPA Program M7 - #4
USFS, Washington Office, FS Action Strategy for State and Private Forestry Services, March 30, 1998 M7 - #5
University of California, ESPM-Conservation and Management, Range to Real Estate, L. Huntsinger, August 1994 M7 - #6
CIFOR, Working Paper No. 7, Criteria and Indicators for Assessing the Sustainability of Forest Management, N. Stork, Aug 1997 M7 - #7
New Mexico State Forestry, Gallinas River Watershed Project (Brochure) M7 - #8
USFS, Southwestern Region, State of the Region Report, October 1997 M7 - #9
USFS, Region 3 Policy on Managing National Forest Land in Northern New Mexico, March 6, 1972 M7 - #10
New Mexico State Records and Archives, Statement made to US House of Representatives Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands, The Enduring Legacy of Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in New Mexico, R. Torrez (State Historian), March 26, 1998 M7 - #11
Mayor of Eagar, AZ., Statement made at Albuquerque Public Hearing, April 14, 1998 M7 - #12
Santa Maria Mountain Group, Dennis Moroney - Grazing Panel, Albuquerque, April 14, 1998 M7 - #13
Forest Guardians, Testimony of Bryan Bird at Albuquerque meeting, April 14, 1998 M7 - #14
Forest Guardians, Testimony of John Talberth at Albuquerque, April 14, 1998 M7 - #15
Tonantzin Land Institute, Natural Resource Needs Assessment, Final Report D. Lujan, Executive Director M7 - #16
Tonantzin Land Institute, Strategic Options Toward Sustainable Development, D. Lujan, November 15, 1996 M7 - #17
Wilkinson, Charles, The Eagle Bird, Chapter 2, Pantheon Books, NY, 1992 M7 - #18

Meeting 8 Handouts (Missoula, April 22-23, 1998)

Greater Yellowstone Coalition
   a) Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, An Analysis of Data Subitted by Federal and State Agencies, Congressional Research Service Library of Congress, December 1986
   b) Sustaining Greater Yellowstone: a Blueprint For The Future, A. Harting and D. Glick, 1994
   c) An Environmental Profile of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, D. Glick, M. Carr, B. Harting, 1991
   d) Caribou National Forest, Review of the Soda/Montpelier Front Vegetation Management Area Assessment, J. Wright, April 1998
   e) The TNF Failed to Conduct a Reasonable Analysis and to Insure the Scientific Integrity of its Analysis with Respect to Ecosystem Management, unknown author
   f) PERC Reports, Yellowstone Ecological Malpractice, C. Kay, Volume 15, Number 2, June 1997,
M8 - #1
COS, Draft II COS Report - Missoula M8 - #2
US General Accounting Office, Statement of Barry Hill at Missoula, Lack of Financial and Performance Accountability Has Resulted in Inefficiency and Waste, March 26, 1998 M8 - #3
Region 1 Presentation
   a) 10 to 20 Ways to Simplify NFMA Requirements, T. Rhodes
   b) Available Decision Space
   c) Geographic Extent of Assessment and Decisionmaking
   d) Forest Plan Prototype
   e) CFR Regulations pertaining to Forest Planning
M8 - #4
Region 4 Presentation
   a) Southwest Idaho Ecogroup, Forest Plan Revision and Amendment
   b) Presentation to the Committee of Scientists, April 23, 1998
M8 - #5
Summary of survey of Multi-Project NEPA Documents, 4/13/98 M8 - #6
Public Involvement and FACA M8 - #7
Comments from Public
   a) Montana House of Representatives, Marian Hanson
   b) Letter from JB Stone
   c) Letter from Marlen Tweten
   d) Letter from Don Serba, PulpPaperworker’s Resource Councils
M8 - #8
Testimony by Sheila Keller M8 - #9
Madison Ranger District, Beaverhead-Deerlodge NF, examples of citizen involvement in landscape planning
   a) Proposed Vision Statement and Management issues for the Pioneer Mountains Region
   b) Questions and Answers to the Report by the Beaverhead County Community Forum
   c) Proposed Improvements for Land and Resource Management and Planning in the Pioneer Mountains Region by Management Area
   d) Proposed Goals and Overall Strategies for the Gravelly Landscape
M8 - #10

Meeting 9 Handouts (Boulder, May 27-29, 1998)

COS draft working paper, "Watersheds and NFMA Planning", Beschta, May 22, 1998 M9 - #1
COS draft working paper, "Consideration of the silvicultural aspects of NFMA, Long, May 27, 1998 M9 - #2
COS draft working paper, "The Forest Service Science Advisory Board, Dale, May 27, 1998 M9 - #3
COS draft working paper, "Preface", Johnson, M9 - #4
COS draft working paper, "The Social and Organizational Context of Planning", Wondolleck, May 23, 1998 M9 - #5
COS draft working paper, "Economic and social sustainability", COS subgroup M9 - #6
COS draft working paper, "Purpose, Goals and Principles", Wilkinson May 18, 1998 M9 - #7
COS draft working paper, "Biological Sustainability", Noon, May 24, 1998 M9 - #8
COS draft working paper, "Fundamental Concepts of Land and Resource Planning and Stewardship, COS subgroup, May 1, 1998 M9 - #9
COS draft working paper, "The Appeals Process", COS subgroup M9 - #10
COS "Proposed Case Studies to Include as Sidebars in Report" M9 - #11
COS draft working paper, "The Forest Service Science and Technology Advisory Board, (revised version of M9 - #3 above) M9 - #12
Wondolleck and Yaffee, "Elkhorn Mountains Cooperative Management Agreement", from Collaborative Resource Management: A Compendium of Case Studies, 1998 and "Elkhorn Mountains Interagency Coordination" M9 - #13
Office of Federal Activities, US EPA, "Consideration of Cumulative Impacts in EPA Review of NEPA Documents", March 1998 M9 - #14
Forest Stewardship Council, "Principles and Criteria for Forest Management", February 1996 M9 - #15
COS draft working paper, "Sustaining the Land, Economies and Human Communities", COS subgroup, May 28, 1998 (revised version of M9 - #9) M9 - #16
COS draft working paper, "Watersheds and NFMA Planning", Beschta, May 27, 1998 (revised version of M9 - #1) M9 - #17
COS draft working paper, "Planning to Achieve Sustainability", Shannon M9 - #18
COS draft working paper, "Economic and Cultural Sustainability", COS subgroup, May 28, 1998 (revised version of M9 - #6) M9 - #19
Lawrence, Niel. Comments on Species Diversity Reg, draft of 5/24, May 28, 1998 M9 - #20
Meffe, Gary, P.D.Boersma, D. Murphy, B. Noon, H.R. Pulliam, M. Soule and D. Waller. 1998. Independent scientific review of natural resource management, Conservation Biology, 12(2), April 1998 M9 - #21
USDA Forest Service. Draft preamble for Draft Final Rule of National Forest System Land and Resource Management Planning, 1997 M9 - #22
Peters, Jim and Connie Wiegers, Cultural Resources, Treaty Rights, and Tribal Co-Management Authority: Changes to NFMA Regulations Supporting Cultural Resources and Indian Participation in Ecosystem Restoration, Forest Policy 515, March 19, 1993 M9 - #23
COS draft working paper, "Sustaining the Land, Economies and Human Communities", COS subgroup, May 28, 1998 (revised version of M9 - #16) M9 - #24
Cunningham, Bob, working draft, "Management Implementation", April 2, 1998 M9 - #25
Letter to COS members from 11 environmental interest groups, May 22, 1998, submitted by David Zaber, Defenders of Wildlife M9 - #26
COS draft working paper, "Purpose, Goals, and Principles", Wilkinson, May 30, 1998 .(revised version of M9 - #7) M9 - #27

E-mail memos to date .A
Public memos to COS: .B
Individual Letters
0) Forestry and Wood Products Division, December 17, 1997
1) Okanogan County Commissioners' Office, February 12, 1998
2) Marilyn Dinger, Kaysville, UT, February 10, 1998
3) Jim Rathbun, Libby, MT, February 10, 1998
4) Lee Ehmer, Chamblee, GA, February 1998
5) Northern Forestry Association, Olympia, WA, February 24, 1998
6) State of Alabama, Dept of Conservation and Natural Resources, February 6 1998
7) Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center, Twain Harte, CA, March 6, 1998
8) Keslick & Son Modern Arboriculture Products, West Chester, PA, November 15, 1997
9) Mason, Bruce and Girard, Consulting Foresters, Portland, OR, February 13, 1998
10) Wildlife Management Institute, North Stratford, NH, January 7, 1998
10a) Larry Nielsen, Director, School of Forest Resources, Penn State, Transmittal of notes from Jefferson/Washington National Forest meeting, February 9, 1998
11) Washington State, Society of American Foresters, March 10, 1998
12) Oregon Independent Miners, March 9, 1998
13) USFS, Northern Region, Regional Wildlife Ecologist, F. Samson, April 1998
14) The Wilderness Society, Pacific Northwest Region, April 24, 1998 (FAX of #17)
15) Harvey Fredericksen, Libby, MT, April 11, 1998
16) J.B.Stone, Whitefish, MT, April 23, 1998
17) The Wilderness Society, Pacific Northwest Region, April 24, 1998
18) Intertribal Timber Council, Portland, OR, April 27, 1998
19) American Wildlands, Bozeman, MT, April 27, 1998
20) Larry Evans, Missoula, MT, April 30, 1998
21) Marilyn Dinger, Kaysville, UT, April 28, 1998
22) Kettle Range Conservation Group, Republic, WA, April 30, 1998
23) Randall White, Atlanta, GA, May 13, 1998
24) Wildlands Center for Preventing Roads. Missoula, MT, April 30, 1998
25) Dick Artley, Nez Perce National Forest, May 5, 1998
26) Oregon Natural Resources Council, SW Oregon Field Office, May 6, 1998
27) Southwest Forest Alliance, Flagstaff, AZ, May 6, 1998
28) Native Forest Network, Missoula, MT, May 7, 1998
29) Bighorn Forest Users Coalition, Story, WY, May 8, 1998
30) Safe Alternatives for out forest Environment, Hayfork, CA, May 11, 1998
31) Appalachian Restoration Campaign, Athens, OH, May 1998
32) David Robinson, Curlew, WA, May 7, 1998
33) Sierra Club, Lone Star Chapter, Houston, TX, May 12, 1998
34) Alliance for the Wild Rockies, Missoula, MT, May 14, 1998
35) Joanne Vinton, Eugene, OR, May 15, 1998
36) Texas Committee on Natural Resources, Dallas, TX, May 4, 1998
37) Nathaniel Axtell, Rosman, NC, May 1998
38) USFS, Southwestern Region, Deputy Regional Forester, to Forest Supervisor, Carson NF, Letter of Appreciation, April 23, 1998
39) M.Ruth Niswander, Davis, CA, May 15, 1998
40) Kay Yeuell, Winter Park, FL, May 21, 1998
41) Society for Range Management, Denver, CO, May 21, 1998
42) Texas Research Institute for Environmental Studies, Sam Houston State University, May 22, 1998
43) Sierra Club, Cascade Chapter, Seattle, WA, May 26, 1998
44) Northern Alaska Environmental Center, Fairbanks, May 26, 1998
45) David Potter, Portland, OR, May 27, 1998
46) United Four Wheel Drive Associations of US and Canada, Chesapeake, VA, May 27, 1998
47) Society of American Foresters, Bethesda, MD, May 28, 1998
48) Carveth Kramer, Carson National Forest, NM, May 1998
49) Karin Engstrom James, Seattle, WA, May 31, 1998
50) Swan View Coalition, Kalispell, MT, June 1, 1998
51) Charlottesville Wellness Center, Family Practice, Charlottesville, VA, June 5, 1998
52) Maureen, Craig & Kyle Combes, North Bay, CA, June 10, 1998
53) Resource Organization on Timber Supply, Nezperce, ID, June 9, 1998
54) Donald Fontenot, Portland, OR, June 10, 1998
55) Bonnie Blau, Santa Barbara, CA, June 10, 1998
56) Thomas Maddux, Houston, TX, June 10, 1998
57) Sylvia L. Short, Anchorage, AK, June 1998
58) Suzanne Buckley, College Station, TX, June 9, 1998
59) David Todd, Austin, TX, June 9, 1998
60) Allen Kreger, Norfolk, VA, June 10, 1998
61) Joseph A. Whitlow, Mercer Island, WA, June 11, 1998
62) Carson Forest Watch, Llano, NM, June 11, 1998
63) Keith A. Wright, Poteau, OK, June 12, 1998
64) Kevin Marek, Fairhope, AL, June 12, 1998
65) Robertson Gannaway, Brevard, NC, June 13, 1998
66) Robert M. Hughes, Dynamac Corp., Rockville, MD, June 15, 1998
Form Letters:
A. Postmarked San Bernardino, CA - May/June 1998
(55 received as of June 11)
B. Population viability standard
(4 received as of June 17)

USDA Press Releases
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December 12, 1997
January 7, 1998
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Federal Register Notices August 15, 1997
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March 18, 1998
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