NORTHWEST SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION

updated - 22 March 2016

Northwest Scientific Association (NWSA) 

& Central Oregon Fire Science Symposium (COFSS)

presents

Living on the Edge of Change:  Exploring the dimensions of restoring fire resilient landscapes, culture, and economies on the Cascade Range's Eastside  

downloads:  entire Proceedings       Technical Program Schedule                  

maps:  campus         all maps       parking permit

 

WEDNESDAY MARCH 23, 2016      map & details

Evening Social, 6:00 - 9:30PM, McMenamin's Old St. Francis School

  - a free event with appetizers and a no-host bar.

 

THURSDAY MARCH 24, 2016    THURSDAY program

 

JOINT COFSS & NWSA PLENARY SESSION  8:00 - 11:40am, Campus Center - Wille Hall

  • Welcome & Opening Remarks by Geoff Babb & Gregg Riegel
  • Forests, People, Fire:  Interactions, Dynamics, and Adaptation in Fire-prone Landscapes of the eastern Cascades of Oregon
  • Restoration of Dry-Forest Landscapes in the Pacific Northwest

NWSA SYMPOSIUM  1:20pm - 4:20pm, Cascades Hall - Room 117/118

Convergence of Arts, Humanities, and Ecology in Inspiring Northwest Landscapes

 

COFSS SYMPOSIUM 1:00 - 4:00pm, Wille Hall

Beyond the Sagebrush Rebellion: Contemporary Issues Impacting the Sage Steppe of Oregon

 

JOINT NWSA-COFSS POSTER SESSION  4:30 - 6:30pm, Cascades Hall

       Poster Session with food & no-host bar 

 

"Forest Under Story" BOOK READING   5:00 - 6:00pm, Cascades Hall

 

EVENING BANQUET   6:30 - 9:30pm, Cascade Culinary Institute's Elevation Restaurant 

            Gordon Grant “Wetting our Appetites: the Changing Landscape of Water in the West”

                               

FRIDAY MARCH 25, 2016    FRIDAY program

 

COFSS SYMPOSIUM 8:00am - 5:00pm, Campus Center - Wille Hall

  • Hazardous Fuels Treatments in the Inland PNW
  • Smoke Management and Fire Severity 
  • Improving the Safety and Efficiency of Large Fire Management

LICHEN & BRYOPHYTE ECOLOGY  8:20am - noon, Cascades Hall-Room 107

 

PLANT, SOIL, & CLIMATE INTERACTIONS   8:20-10:00am - noon, Cascades Hall - Room 114/115

 

BIOGEOSCIENCE & PALEONTOLOGY 10:20- noon, Cascades Hall - Room 114/115

 

ECOLOGY & RESTORATION OF WETLAND & RIPARIAN SYSTEMS  

                                                                                8:40am - noon, Cascades Hall - Room 117/118 

 

MANAGEMENT & RESTORATION IN FIRE ADAPTED ECOSYSTEMS 

                                                                                8:20am - noon, Cascades Hall - Room 246-248

 

12:00 - 1:40pm  LUNCH - on your own  or  NWSA Business lunch

 

WILDLIFE ECOLOGY  1:40 - 4:40pm, Cascades Hall - Room 117/118

 

HISTORICAL & PRE-HISTORICAL ECOSYSTEM BASELINES 

                                                                                1:40 - 5:00pm,  Cascades Hall - Room 246-248

 

LICHEN WORKSHOP    1:40pm, Science Hall - Fuller Lab Room 120

    Lichens on the East-Side - Rare, Threatened, Endangered, New Finds, & Interesting Species 

 

SATURDAY MARCH 26, 2016       SCHEDULE

 

Lichens of Juniper Woodlands on a Volcanic Landscape

 

Cinder Cones to Super Volcanoes:  The Diverse Volcanic History of Central Oregon

 

Bridging Science and Collaborative Forest Restoration in the Mixed-Conifer Forests of Central Oregon

 

Rangeland Restoration on the Crooked River National Grassland  - cancelled due to low enrollment; if you signed up you are welcomed to join another field trip

 

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