Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions

Archived Issues

Issue Highlights

  • OSAF Meeting Focuses on Oregon's Forest Economy
  • Beautiful Lake Chelan Site of WSSAF Meeting
  • Student Challenges SAF
  • OSAF Meets the Challenge and Helps High School Forestry Programs!
  • December Council Meeting Discusses VOS Report and More
  • Coming of Age: The Alaska Northern Forest Cooperative
  • Former State Senator Earns Oregon 2005 Tree Farmer of the Year
  • Maisch Appointed Alaska State Forester

January/February 2006 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • The Development of Timberland as a Financial Investment: Implications for Forest Ownership and Conservation
  • Timberlands Ownership in an International Context
  • Shifting Forest Ownership Patterns: What it Means for Industry Foresters
  • Who Owns Washington's Working Forestland?
  • Who Owns Washington's Forestlands? A Spatial Database for Analyzing Land-Use Patterns and Trends
  • Active Forest Management Needs a Voice
  • How to be a Mentor
  • Panorama to Host IESAF Meeting
  • Summit Explores Shifting Forests
  • SAF Fellow Selection Process Changed

March/April 2006 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • Global Forest Products Markets: Impacts on Western Forests
  • Japan's Impacts on Forests in the Pacific Northwest
  • Forest Products from South American Plantations and their Influence on Western Forests
  • India: A Sleeping Giant
  • Softwood Lumber Supply Changes for the Canadian Wood Products Industry
  • China's Impacts on Forest in the Pacific Northwest
  • Innovative Efforts to Remain Competitive Underway
  • WSSAFers Enjoy Lake Chelan
  • Opinions: Are They Just Your Beliefs?
  • SAF Council Report: Foresters' Fund Whole Again

May/June 2006 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • NCASI Brings Good Science to Environmental Issues
  • Forest Watershed Program Develops Tools to Achieve Water Quality Goals
  • Wildlife Program Takes Proactive Approach to Find Solutions
  • The Fall River Long-term Soil Productivity Study: Linking Processes to Operations in Pacific Northwest Douglas-fir
  • Landscape Studies Address PNW Biodiversity Goals
  • Global Climate Program a Technical Resource
  • Scientists are Curious
  • SAF Council Report: Moving Forward on Policy, Membership and Credentialing Issues
  • Scholarships Awarded to OSU Students
  • Additional List of NCASI Representative Work Available in pdf Format

July/August 2006 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • Hazardous Fuels Reduction Versus the 400-pound Gorilla
  • Some Results of Wildfire Mitigation Planning
  • BLM Lakeview District's Gerber Stew Stewarship - A "Stewpot" of Treatments
  • Reducing Wildfire Risk Through Collaboration and Commitment
  • HRFA: A New Tool for Achieving Forest and Community Health in Northern California
  • First Annual Golf Tournament..."A Hole in One"
  • Countdown to Convention '07

September/October 2006 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • Biomass Energy and Biofuels from Western Forests
  • Show Me the Money: Tools for Analyzing the Financial Viability of Biomass Utiization
  • Bio-Energy Development Could Make Significant Contribution, but Many Questions Remain
  • Biomass-to-Energy: A Case Study from Forks, Washington
  • Modeling Outcomes of Hazardous Fuel Reduction Near Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Fire, Biodiversity, and Biomass
  • Council Holds Meting During Convention
  • Joint CIF/SAF Activity Held on Vancouver Island
  • Countdown to Convention 2007

November/December 2006 (download pdf)