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The history of DEMO: An experiment in regeneration harvest of northwestern forest ecosystems. Northwest Science 73:3-11.

Highlights from 2018

The Evergreen State College - Olympia, Washington      

  see PHOTOS               complete 2018 Program & Abstracts        


About 230 people attended! 


11 Symposia & Technical Sessions produced 65 oral presentations:

  •  Plenary: Buying Time - Adapting to Climate Change in the Northwest
  •  Adapting to the Effects of Climate Change in Aquatic & Infrastructure Management
  •  Pacific Northwest Lichenology & Bryology   
  •  Native Food Plants of the Northwest: Ecology, Culture, & Management in a Changing World  
  •  Changes in Top Predators of the Salish Sea
  •  Fisheries Conservation & Management in the Pacific Northwest
  •  Ecoregional Land Management in Response to Changing Climate
  •  Ecology & Geology
  •  Hydrology & Aquatic and Riparian Habitats
  •  Wildlife Biology & Management   
  •  Forest Management & Forest Health

3 Workshops:

  • New Tools for Science in the 21st Century
  • Applications in R Programming for Ecology & Natural Resources
  • Crust Lichens on Conifer Bark

3 Discussions Groups:

  • Washington Natural Heritage Program - Northwest Lichencologists:  Rare Lichen Discussion
  • Ethics Panel
  • Plenary - Adapting to Climate Change
108 Poster Presentations.... see who won Best Student Poster Competition


Banquet with good food, great company, and a very relevant presentation

                             by Jon Riedel, North Cascades National Park

                "Blue Legacy:  100 years of change in Washington's Glaciers"


4 Field Trips:    

  • Prairies of the South Sound: Conservation & Restoration
  • Using Small Unmanned Aircraft to Inform Natural Resource Management: Applications by the Washington Department of Natural Resources
  • Bryophytes, Lichens, & Ecosystem Ecology of Acidic Peatlands
  • Lichens of the Deschutes Falls County Park                               


  • The Evergreen State College
  • Washington Department of Natural Resources
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Northwest Lichenologists



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Updated on: 07 Apr 2018
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