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The history of DEMO: An experiment in regeneration harvest of northwestern forest ecosystems. Northwest Science 73:3-11.

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NWSA 87th Annual Meeting
Central Oregon Community College, Bend, Oregon
                      March 23-26, 2016


Meeting jointly with the Central Oregon Fire Science Symposium (COFSS)

to explore the theme of  

Living on the Edge of Change: 

Exploring the Dimensions of Restoring Fire Resilient Landscapes,

Culture, & Economies on the Cascade Range's Eastside.


In cooperation with: Oregon State University-Cascades, Central Oregon Community College,

U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Central Oregon Fire Management Services,

& Northwest Lichenologists.

 Our Special Sessions include:

  • Fire Symposium (organized by COFSS)
  • Historical and Pre-Historical Ecosystem Baselines (organized by Dan Gavin)
  • Convergence of Arts, Humanities, and Ecology in the Inspiring Wildlands of the Northwest              (organized by Fred Swanson)
  • Lichen & Bryophyte Ecology (organized by Northwest Lichenologists)
  • Workshop: Rare, Threatened, Endangered Lichens East of the Cascades                                           (organized by Northwest Lichenologists)

Our General Sessions will be organized according to submitted abstracts, and may include:


Anthropology & Archaeology


Conservation Biology



Plant Ecology 


Aquatic Biology

Climatology & Meteorology

Fire Ecology & Management

Invertebrate Zoology

Mathematical Modeling

Soils & Pedology 


Computer Applications

Fisheries & Wildlife Management


Lichenology & Bryology

Natural Resource Management

Vertebrate Biology 

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