Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions

Archived Issues

Issue Highlights

Fuel Treatments

  • From Smokey Bear to Smoky Air: Wildland Fire Management at a Crossroads
  • New Approaches Needed to Restore Resilience in our National Forests
  • Fuel Treatments: A Landscape and Multi-resource Problem
  • Fuel Breaks in Alaskan Boreal Forest Save Lives and Property
  • Fire Realities and Next Steps in O&C Lands from a Westside Private Landowner's Perspective
  • Forest Thinning Reduces Crown Fire Behavior in Interior Alaska

Issue Highlights

Political Implications for the 2016 Election Year

  • Political Implications of the 2016 Elections: Why should you engage in the political process?
  • Connecting with Policy Makers this Year and Beyond
  • Forestry and Oregon's 2016 Elections: What's on the Horizon?
  • What Forest Management Issues in Alaska will be Impacted by the 2016 Elections?
  • Forest Management Issues Impacted by the Elections in Washington State
  • America's 2016 Elections: Implications for Western Natural Resource Professions
  • Western Foresters Share 2016 Priorities
  • Credibility, Connections, and Communities: Tales from the SAF GAEX Team

Issue Highlights

Forest Management in the Face of Drought

  • Annual Drought Effects Readily Visible
  • Defining and Monitoring Drought in the Pacific Northwest
  • Silvicultural Strategies for Reducing Drought Impacts
  • Forests, Droughts, and Water: Challenges for the Future
  • Managing Forests in the Face of Drought: Insects and Pathogens
  • Forest Production and the Importance of Moisture Dynamics in Interior Alaska
  • Drought Physiology: Water Relations at the Small Scale

Issue Highlights

Urban Forestry

  • Urban Forestry: The Evolving Management of the Forest Where We Live
  • Science in the City: Urban Trees, Forests, and People
  • The Practice of Urban Forestry
  • The Changing Nature of Urban Forestry Education
  • Urban Forestry Profiles: Tom Hanson; Tenacious Roots program;  John Schwandt; Main Street Innovation in Fairbanks, AK; and Lena Tucker

Also

  • 2017 WSSAF annual meeting
  • The Hagenstein Lectures: October 9
  • Tribal Forestry Conference presented by SAF and Intertribal Timber Council: October 5-7
  • Honoring 50 years of SAF
  • SAF National election information coming in October

Issue Highlights

Safety and Security on Forestlands

  • Safety in the Woods
  • Understanding Hazards When Working in the Forest

Also

  • ONREF Puts Their Dollars to Work Funding High School Forestry Programs
  • Picture the Past: FHS Repeat Photography Project
  • PNW SAF Forestry Leadership Conference Program and Registration
  • Local Members Recognized Nationally