Research and Reports

Blue Mountains Forest Partners uses science to develop our restoration projects.  Some of the research that has informed our work can be found by clicking on the links below.

Collaboration and the Malheur Ten-Year Stewardship Contract.pdf

Collaborative Capacity for Accelerated Restoration.pdf

Eastern Oregon Restoration Benefits Businesses Statewide - Distribution of Timber Buyers and Service Contractors.pdf

Economic Impacts from Blue Mountains National Forests Restoration - Tracking Investments in Eastern Oregon.pdf

Economic Impacts from the Malheur 10-Year Stewardship Contract - Evaluating Year One.pdf

Economic Outcomes from the USFS Eastside Strategy.pdf

Monitoring of Outcomes From Oregon's Federal Forest Health Program.pdf

Social and Economic Monitoring for the Southern Blues Restoration Coalition Project, Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013.pdf

The Forest Service and Communities: The Relationships Between Land and People in the Pacific Northwest Region

Forest succession along a productivity gradient following fire exclusion (Johnston 2017).pdf

Influence of Fire Disturbance and Biophysical Heterogeneity on Presettlement Ponderosa Pine and Mixed Conifer Forests (Johnston et al. 2016).pdf

Federal Forest Dashboard Project - Management and Restoration Indicators for Six National Forests in Eastern Oregon.pdf

Historical Comparison of Forest Types on the Malheur National Forest (Amell 2016).pdf

Monitoring Outcomes from Oregon's Federal Forest Health Program.pdf

BMFP Adaptive Management Framework Phase I Report (Moote 2015).pdf

Goshawk on Southern Blue Mountains (Goodell and Seager 2015).pdf

Aspen Restoration and Social Agreements.pdf

Formalizing Decisions - A Case Study on Collaborative Zones of Agreement.pdf

The Roles of Leadership Committees in Forest Collaborative Capacity.pdf

Science and Collaborative Decisionmaking - A Case Study of the Kew Study.pdf

Treatment Objectives Report.pdf

Southern Blues Restoration Coalition Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) Documents

Social and Economic Monitoring For the Southern Blues Restoration Coalition 2012-2013.pdf

SBRC_CFLR_Annual_Report_2014_2.pdf

Final CFLRP Regional Report - 2013.pdf

CFLRP Boundary Expansion Approval.pdf

CFLRP Boundary Expansion Request.pdf

2011 Southern Blues Restoration Coalition CFLRP Proposal -- FINAL -- February 15, 2011.pdf

Post-Fire Management Literature

Seeking consensus in post fire management: The Canyon Creek example

Haugo et al. 2015.pdf

Peterson et al. 2015.pdf

Richie et al. 2013.pdf

Dunn et al. 2015.pdf

Fuel Reduction Effectiveness Literature

Canyon Creek Fire Fuels Treatment Effectiveness Assessment: https://www.frames.gov/partner-sites/nwcg-fpfm/tools-resources/resources/

Beyond Fuel Treatment Effectiveness - Characterizing Interactions between Fire and Treatments (Barnett etal 2016).pdf

Prescribed Fire and Smoke Management Literature

Characterizing Public Tolerance of Smoke from Wildland Fires (Engebretson et al. 2016).pdf

A Statistical Model for Determining Impact of Wildland Fires on Particulate Matter (PM2.5) in Central California Aided by Satellite Imagery of Smoke (Preisler et al 2015).pdf

Wildland Fire Management and Air Quality in the Southern Sierra Nevada Using the Lion Fire as a Case Study with a Multiyear Perspective on pm25 Impacts and Fire Policy (Schweizer 2016).pdf

Effectiveness and Longevity of Wildland Fire as a Fuel Treatment (Parks et al 2016).pdf

Forest Fire Policy Change Conventional Thinking of Smoke Management to Prioritize Long-Term Air Quality and Public Health (Schweizer et al 2016).pdf

Riparian Restoration and Management Literature

Restoring Rivers, Sustaining Communities.pdf

Riparian Fuel Treatments in the Western USA - Dwire et al. 2016.pdf

Riparian Restoration Workshop Meeting Minutes - November 16, 2016.pdf