Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions

Archived Issues

Issue Highlights

  • Pacific Northwest Forests and Climate
  • Silvicultural Approaches to Maintain Forest Health and Productivity Under Current and Future Climates
  • Genetics Options for Adapting Forests to Climate Change
  • Western Climate Initiative Focuses on Regional Cap-and-Trade System
  • New Woodlands Carbon Venture Creates Opportunity for Pacific Northwest Family Forest Owners
  • Considering Climate Change
  • Thinning, Carbon Sequestration not at Odds, Studies Suggest
  • USDA Announces New Office of Ecosystem Services and Markets
  • Union County Tree Farmers Recognized for Excellence
  • November and December SAF Council Meeting Updates

January/February 2009 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • Hardwoods are Growing Up
  • The Practice of Red Alder Silviculture
  • The Practice of Poplar Silviculture
  • Hardwood Growth and Yield
  • Coppice This!
  • Evaluating Sites for Planting Hardwoods in the Pacific Northwest
  • Hardwood Market Opportunities from the Pacific Northwest
  • Alder Vegetative Propgation
  • Ecological Value of Natural Red Alder and Cottonwood Stands
  • WSSAF Annual Meeting to Meet in Ellensburg
  • Genetics of Poplar Plantations
  • February Council Meeting Focuses on Organization, Leadership and Policy
  • April Conference Offers Unique Perspective on Pacific Northwest Forestry

March/April 2009 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • Controlling Competing Forest Vegetation
  • Challenges for Nursery Fumigation
  • "Toxic Assets" (Pesticides) in Forestry: Fears, Facts, and Philosophy
  • Safe Use of Herbicides to Manage Forest Vegetation
  • Trends in Forest Chemicals
  • Developng Forest Inventory Guidelines to Meet the Requirements of the Chicago Climate Exchange
  • Using the "Toolbox" to Fight Invasive Species (download pdf version here)

May/June 2009 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • Research Cooperatives Serve the Forestry Community
  • Northwest Tree Improvement Cooperative Continues Tradition
  • Integration and Synthesis Key to New Center
  • PFC Brings High Tech Tools to Forestry Sector
  • The Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative: Four Decades of Tree Improvement
  • VMRC: Investigating the Best Methods for Plantation Establishment Since 1993
  • IFTNC Focuses on Forest Site Type Nutrition and Productivity
  • Myriad Items Addressed at Council Meeting
  • 2009 OSAF Conference a Big Success
  • Bill Horn Named Washington Forester of the Year

July/August 2009 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • Silviculture in Times of Global Changes and Uncertainty: What is on the Horizon?
  • Silviculture - Plantation Establishment from a Private Forestland Owner's Perspective
  • Silviculture on the Willamette National Forest
  • Uneven-aged Management in a Mixed-conifer Forest in Northeast Oregon: A Case Study
  • Best Management Practices to Reduce the Effects of Forest Fragmentation
  • OSAF Supports High School Forestry Programs

September/October 2009 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • The World of Wood: Worldwide Trends and Local Impacts
  • Canada: Forestry in Transition
  • Russian Forestry and Its Impact on the Pacific Northwest
  • China's Wood Products Industry: A Current Overview
  • Nordic Europe's Focus on Biomass
  • Forestry in Japan has similarities to PNW
  • Council Meeting Update: From Policy to Dues
  • Chapters Honor New Fellows and Golden Members
  • Developing a Nontimber Marketing Network for Small Forestland Owners
  • Chapter Gives Scholarship
  • Forestry Center Honors Jim Brown
  • Coos Chapter Awards Scholarships
  • Inland Empire Foresters to Commemorate 1910 Fires
  • NAIP Imagery Flown for Oregon and Washington
  • Got Email?

November/December 2009 (download pdf)