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Forestry Research: A Mandate for Change (1990)

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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Workshop Participants." National Research Council. 1990. Forestry Research: A Mandate for Change. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1538.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A: Workshop Participants." National Research Council. 1990. Forestry Research: A Mandate for Change. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1538.
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APPENDIX A Workshop on "The Future of Forestry Research" April 17, 1989 NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES Washington, D.C. PARTICIPANTS Darius Adams, University of Washington Scott Berg, American Forest Council Kent Blumenthal, National Recreational Parks Association Douglas Crutchfield, Westvaco Gregory Dilworth, U.S. Department of Energy Barry Flamm, Wilderness Society Donald Gilmore, Technical Association of Paper and Pulp Industry Yaffa Grossman, Ecological Society of America Dwight Hair, American Forestry Association lam Hamilton, USDA Forest Service Charles Harden, Society of American Foresters John Heissenbuttel, American Forest Council Fred Kaiser, USDA Forest Service Stan Krugman, USDA Forest Service George Leonard, USDA Forest Service Arnett Mace, National Association of Professional Forestry Schools and Colleges Brian Payne, USDA Forest Service Boyd Post, USDA Cooperative State Research Service Paul Ringold, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Chris Saint, U.S. Environmental Protection Agengy 61

62 APPENDIX A Roger Sedjo, Resources for the Future Richard Skok, University of Minnesota Richard Smythe, USDA Forest Service John Spears, World Bank Jack Sullivan, U.S. Agency for International Development Larry Tombaugh, National Association of Professional Forestry Schools and Colleges Harold Walt, California Board of Forests Barbara Weber, USDA Forest Service Henry Webster, National Association of State Foresters

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Forests are valuable in our daily lives, crucial to our nation's ecomony, and integral to the long-term health of the environment. Yet, forestry research has been critically underfunded, and the data generated under current research programs is not enough to meet the diverse needs of our society.

Forestry Research provides a research agenda that should yield the information we need to develop responsible policies for forest use and management. In this consensus of forestry experts, the volume explores:

  • The diverse and competing concerns of the timber industry, recreational interests, and wildlife and environmental organizations.
  • The gap between our need for information and the current output of the forestry research program.
  • Areas of research requiring attention: biology of forest organisms, ecosystem function and management, human-forest interactions, wood as raw material, and international trade and competition.

Forestry Research is an important book of special interest to federal and state policymakers involved in forestry issues, research managers, researchers, faculty, and students in the field.

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