Restoration and Management of Coastal Redwood Forests: Jackson Demonstration State Forest
The Mendocino Institute
Statement of Purpose
Board of Directors
Proceedings of the Conference on the Restoration and Management of Coast Redwood Forests: Jackson Demonstration State Forest. (PDF file, requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) Papers presented at conference on restoring Jackson State Forest, November 2000, in Fort Bragg, California. Includes Ecology and Management of Coast Redwood by William Russell, Ph.D.
November 4 and 5, 2000
College of the Redwoods, Mendocino Coast Campus
Scientists, planners, educators, activists and managers working in the fields of forest and watershed restoration will meet in Fort Bragg at the College of the Redwoods, Mendocino Coast Campus, for a two-day Conference on restoration and management of public forestlands in the coast redwood region.
This Conference will examine the scientific case for the restoration of Jackson Demonstration State Forest, 50,000 acres of redwood timberland in Mendocino County owned by the State of California and administered by the California Department of Forestry.
The Conference will also explore the relationship between the forest and the surrounding communities, including considering alternative ways of determining the value of the forests to these communities and the people who live in them, as well as for the State of California.
Saturday, November 4, 2000
10:00 AM: Introduction.
10:30 AM: – Noon: “Restoration and Management of Coast Redwood Forests,”
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM: Lunch.
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM: “Stream and Watershed Restoration: Process Based Woody Material Management: Soquel Creek”
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM. “Restoration: Wildlife and Fisheries.”
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM: Roundtable Discussion: “Summaries, Conclusions and Perspectives.”
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM: Buffet Dinner, Jughandle Farm
7:30 PM: Reception and Guest Speaker, Professor Iain Boal, UC Berkeley.
Sunday, November 5
8:00 AM – 10:00AM: Walking tour of Brandon Gulch THP, Jackson State Forest.
10:30 AM to 11:00 AM: “The Forest as an Educational Resource.”
11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon: “The Value of the Forest. The Economics of Restoration.”
12:00 Noon to 12:30 PM: Coffee and Snack.
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM: “The Forest and the Community.”
2:30 PM to 3:30
PM. Roundtable Discussion: “Summaries, Conclusions
Britt Bailey – Senior Associate, Center for Ethics on Toxics
Kathy Bailey – Sierra Club
Terri Jo Barber - Hydrologist
Amy Barg – Senior Research Associate, UC Berkeley
Bill Baxter - Jackson Demonstration State Forest
Craig Bell – Salmonid Restoration Federation
Greg Giusti – UC Cooperative Extension, Extension Forester, Mendocino County
Ruskin Hartley – Program Director, Save-the Redwoods League
Bill Heil - Micromiller
Pat Higgins – Pacific Watershed Associates
Robert Jamgochian – Mendocino High School, SONAR
Neil Lassettre – Graduate Research Associate, UC Berkeley
William Lemos - Mendocino High School, SONAR
Dean MacCannell – Professor, Environmental Studies, UC Davis
Tim Metz – Institute for Sustainable Forestry
Pete Morton – Wilderness Society
Tim Metz – Institute for Sustainable Forestry*
Richard Owings - Executive Director, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
Renee Pasquanale – Ecologist, State Parks
Linda Perkins - Redwood Chapter Sierra Club
Monroe Robinson - Micromiller
Will Russell – Postdoctoral Research Associate, Forest Science Division, UC Berkeley
Teresa Sholars – Professor of Biology, College of Redwoods
Tess Albin Smith – Jackson Demonstration State Forest
Roger Sternberg – Director, Mendocino Land Trust
James Strittholt – Director, Conservation Biology Institute
Vince Taylor – Director Dharma Cloud Foundation
Cal Winslow – Director, Mendocino Institute
Seth Zuckerman - Ecotrust
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