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The Northwest forest plan revisited

James Pipkin

The Northwest forest plan revisited

by James Pipkin

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Published by Office of Policy Analysis, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Northwest Forest Plan (U.S.),
  • Forest reserves -- Northwest, Pacific -- Management -- Planning,
  • Forest policy -- Northwest, Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames Pipkin
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of the Interior. Office of Policy Analysis, United States. Forest Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiv, 117 p.
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13567944M
    OCLC/WorldCa41792297

      In February, the Forest Service announced that the listening sessions would begin “a public conversation on the process for revising forest land management plans in the Northwest Forest Plan amendment area The land management plans within the Northwest Forest Plan area guide how resources will be managed for 15 to 20 years. In , the completion of the Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) amended the plans for the National Forests within the range of the northern spotted owl, essentially another overlying zoning plan on the individual Forest Plans.. The NWFP attempted to strike a balance between logging and providing habitat for wildlife dependent on old-growth forests.

    Public response, as encouraged by IFA, could be light. Most Hoosiers will not wade through the detail and the professional language of the Clark Forest plan. Few of us have the expertise or information to determine if cutting timber and its resultant impact is appropriate at this time in the designated places.   Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) enacted under Clinton. Timber harvest resumes, but at much-reduced levels; safety net of "spotted owl payments" issued to help timber counties.

    The Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) shifted federal lands management from timber domi-nance to ecosystem management and biodiversity conservation on nearly 25 million acres within the range of the threatened Northern Spotted Owl. Several assessments have demonstrated that the scientific underpinnings of the plan remain.   President Bill Clinton crafted his visionary Northwest Forest Plan to be a ceasefire to end the timber wars that crippled the region’s economy in the early s. Now, a little more than two.


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The Northwest forest plan revisited by James Pipkin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Northwest Forest Plan Revisited, September Known as the Pipkin Report. Northwest Forest Plan: Outcomes and Lessons Learned From the Northwest Economic Adjustment Initiative, November PDF, K.

Strategic Research Plan To Support Ecosystem Management Research in the Northwest Forest Plan Area, J PDF, 57K. Inthe comprehensive Northwest Forest Plan ('the Plan') was initiated to end the impasse over management of federal forest land in the Pacific Northwest within the range of the northern spotted owl.

The Plan Record of Decision and Standards and Guidelines used an innovative approach based on ecosystem and watershed management.

Northwest forest plan revisited. [Washington, D.C.: Office of Policy Analysis, ] This report was prepared by James Pipkin, director of the Interior Dept's Office of Policy Analysis, at the request of the regional directors of eight federal agencies: USFS, BLM, BIA, NPS, FWS, EPA, USGS and NOAA, and at the direction of the Chair of the.

History. The Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) is a series of federal policies and guidelines governing land use on federal lands in the Pacific Northwest region of the United covers 10 million hectares within Western Oregon and Washington as well as a small part of Northern California.

The NWFP was adopted in by the Clinton administration as the outcome of a series of studies and. Get this from a library. The Northwest forest plan revisited. [James Pipkin; United States.

Department of the Interior. Office of Policy Analysis.; United States. Forest Service.]. The Northwest Oregon State Forests Management Plan provides management direction for all Board of Forestry Lands and Common School Forest Lands in the Northwest Oregon and Willamette Planning Regions, a total of overacres of state forest land.

This plan supersedes and replaces previous long-term management plans. It is the. Northwest Forest Plan. 1, likes 1 talking about this. A web-based resource to defend and improve the Northwest Forest Plan and its Aquatic Conservation ers: K.

Advocating for forests, wildlife, recreation and sustainable natural resource use during Northwest Forest Plan revisions. For over 20 years, old-growth and other forests on U.S.

Forest Service (USFS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands (excluding wilderness and other protected areas) in western Washington, western Oregon, and northwestern California have been governed by the Northwest. Survey and Manage are a set of standards and guidelines associated with the Record of Decision (ROD) for Amendments to Forest Service (FS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Planning Documents within the Range of the Northwest Spotted Owl (called the Northwest Forest Plan).

The Forest Service is now beginning the process of updating the Northwest Forest Plan. Officials are expected to release the year status report early this summer, which will recommend. Northwest Forest Plan's shortcomings.

The Northwest Forest Plan was a compromise that did not go far enough to protect the region's remaining old-growth forests, sensitive wildlife species, or, arguably, a sustainable economy. The Plan allows logging and road building in ecologically critical areas, across all land use allocations.

The Northwest Forest Plan created ten Adaptive Management Areas (AMAs) to foster innovative methods for ecosystem-based management, and for collaboration between managers, scientists, and communities.

More than research and monitoring projects are ongoing in the Adaptive Management Areas. Building relationships between agency. The Northwest Forest Plan was recognized by the courts as “developed on sound scientific analysis as an effective method to conserve the spotted owl,” and as a “unique land-management plan [that] is not an ordinary government land-management strategy, instead, the history and care in its creation bespeak the massive effort that went into.

Northwest Forest Plan implementation Inthe Record of Decision for the Northwest Forest Plan (NWFP) was signed by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Interior, establishing standards and guidelines for the management of federal lands within the range of the northern spotted owl.

The NWFP was designed to provide long-term management of. Arno and Hammerly have been studying and roaming Northwest's forest for nearly 50 years and no other guide on the market duplicates their blend of expertise and visual artistry.

Covering Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, and north into Canada, they help identify and illustrate over 60 species of wild Northwestern trees by. Agee's focus in this book is on Northwest forests, specifically on forest stand development patterns, yet his discussion of theory, the fundamental tenets of fire ecology and fire effects on an ecosystem are broadly applicable.

Great, very accessible writing style. Read more. 3 people found this by: The U.S. Forest Service must study competition between threatened spotted owls and barred owls before proceeding with a timber project in an Oregon national forest.

A federal judge has blocked logging on more than 2, acres in the Willamette National Forest, including about acres of spotted owl habitat that would have been removed or. Then the Courts would adopt one of the plans or amalgamate them and order the agency, the Forest Service, to comply. It would be similar to the Northwest Forest Plan and the Salmon Recovery Plans.

But in this case it would result in an order directing the Forest Service to treat acres for fuels reduction and for forest restoration. Table1. Estimated area of riparian reserve in which silvicultural activities occurred during the first 10 years of the Northwest Forest Plan.

Area thinned Area of regeneration Administrative unit Time period (ha) harvest (ha) Total USDAa Forest Service Region 6 Mt. Baker-Snoqualamie – 0 Okanogan-Wenatchee – Cited by: The Northwest Forest Plan was hailed as unprecedented.

It represented a major shift in how public forest lands are to be managed. Instead of a primary focus on timber supply, the forests were to be managed to preserve biodiversity and ecological health on a landscape scale — while at the same time allowing for some logging to continue.

Best. WASHINGTON, D.C. — J —The USDA Forest Service today released a report that will serve as the scientific foundation for land management planning in western Washington, western Oregon, and northern California. One of the most significant findings of the Northwest Forest Plan science synthesis is that the plan has protected old-growth forests as habitat.Midwest timber wars revisited.

Septem Many say that logging on public land was “shut-down” by the spotted owl and Northwest Forest Plan, first implemented inbut the data shows that logging continued apace throughout the Northwest Forest Plan region after the plan was adopted. Virtual Book Club for Dan Botkin's The Moon.Experience with the multiyear process leading to adoption of the Northwest Forest Plan also suggests the need to address ways to reduce conflicts over forest management issues.

Harvesting. Logging and postharvest planting methods have changed through time with changes in our knowledge and differences in owners' objectives.