Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions

Archived Issues

Issue Highlights

  • Why Biomass? Why Now?
  • National SAF and Biomass: In a Nutshell
  • Woody Biomass Supply Assessment: Level II Feasibility Estimates Required for Progress
  • Forest Biomass Markets: Economics and Policy Primer
  • Biomass Harvesting from a Contractor's Perspective: Taking a Risky Proposition to Market
  • Is Woody Residue Part of Your Plan for Sustainable Forestry?
  • Austrian Biomass Trading Centers Might Show Promise in the U.S.
  • Alaska Community Benefits from Wood Energy Project
  • Oregon and Washington Join Forces to Bring Together Joint Annual Meeting
  • Membership Campaign and Finances on Council Agenda
  • North Olympic Chapter Holds Successful Biomass Tour
  • Columbia Gorge Chops Firewood for a Good Cause

January/February 2011 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • New Technology in Forestry: Are You Ready?
  • Getting Started with Mobil GPS
  • For Many Foresters, Laser Rangefinders are No Longer Optional Equipment
  • Lidar Products Impact Field Operations
  • Foolproof Ways to Avoid Losing Data
  • Public Domain Imagery Available from the USDA
  • Tribal-State Cooperation on Spatial Data Processing in Interior Alaska Benefits All
  • Get in Touch, Stay in Touch
  • Membership, Finances and Communications Get Attention at Council Meeting
  • Northwest Forestry Leaders Selected
  • Two Students Receive WSSAF Foundation Scholarships

March/April/May 2011 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • What Every Resource Manager Should Know About Collaboration
  • Working Toward Successful Collaborations
  • Collaboration Opens the Door for Restoration in Idaho's Clearwater Basin
  • Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration: The Deschutes Skyline Project
  • Effective Collaboration Slows the Spread of Sudden Oak Death in Oregon
  • SAF's Role in the Collaborative Landscape Restoration Coalition
  • Tiered Dues Structure and Membership Incentives Highlight Council Actions
  • Forestry Professional Gather in Portland
  • SAF Awards Presented at Joint Annual Meeting
  • Celebrating a Century of Forestry in the Inland Northwest
  • Oregon SAF Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

June, July, August 2011 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • Professional Logger Programs: Distinguishing Contractors through Certification
  • Forest Certification Systems: How They Affect Purchaser-contractor Relations
  • Education is the Key to our Future Workforce
  • Teamwork Helps Oregon Company Be More Effective
  • Loggers and Timber Purchasers: Contract Relations in the Northwest...Are They Sustainable?
  • Leaders in Forestry Recognized: Original Memorial Lives on at World Forestry Center

September/October 2011 (download pdf)

Issue Highlights

  • An Overview of What Green Building Means to Forestry
  • Green Building Systems in North America: How Do They Compare?
  • The Good News About Green Buildings
  • Certification and the FSC Landowner and Sawmill Operator
  • U.S. Forest Service Promotes Wood Products as an Environmentally Preferential Building Material
  • WoodWorks Expands to Washington and Oregon
  • Council Active Between Meetings
  • Wildlife and Forestry: SAF Chapter Spends an Afternoon in the Woods
  • SAF Hosts French Foresters on Northwest Silviculture Tour
  • Salwasser Leaving as OSU Dean
  • SAF Provides Input to USGBC on 2012 LEED Ratings Systems
  • Continuing Forestry Education: An Update for Certified Foresters

November/December 2011 (download pdf)