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  • 3b – Community Economics
  • Ilap outreach

    1. 1. Integrated Landscape Assessment Project Outreach Webinar May 8, 2012 Collaborative effort (Jan. 2010 – Mar. 2013) • U.S Forest Service – PNW Research Station, NFS – R6 (OR/WA) and R3 (AZ/NM) • Institute for Natural Resources, Oregon State University, and other Universities • State Forestry & Natural Resource Agencies • Tapash Collaborative and Sky Islands Group • The Nature Conservancy and others
    2. 2. Outreach Principles Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________ ILAP Outreach Goal To expand partnerships and conduct activities to improve awareness and use of integrated landscape assessment project information by land managers, planners,analysts to inform natural resource decisions
    3. 3. Outreach PrinciplesGuiding Principles Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps• Actively seek participation and __________ input• Focus on end-users at different scales• Provide multiple ways in which people can engage• Incorporate existing advisory groups and organizations• Be willing to adapt• Acknowledge team contributions• Consider “all lands”
    4. 4. Outreach PrinciplesAll lands Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________ input end-users engagement existing groups adapt acknowledgements all lands
    5. 5. Outreach PrinciplesOutreach Objectives Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps• Inform development of __________ useful and used products• Form a network of interest and support• Share resources and exchange ideas• Identify level of technology transfer needed by users• Promote collaboration that provide mutual benefits
    6. 6. Outreach PrinciplesOutreach Phases Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________1. Project awareness2. Solicit input3. Promote partnerships and use4. Provide trainings and technology transfer Outreach Log
    7. 7. OutreachProject Project Direction Principles Objectives OversightAwareness Advisors NW Advisory Group (IMAP user group), USDA Forest Service, USFS PNW Research Station, Oregon State University, Institute for Natural Phases Materials SW Advisory Group Resources Next Steps Implementation, __________ Coordination & Outreach Awareness USFS PNW Research Station, Input Institute for Natural Resources Knowledge Discovery Use developing new knowledge Trainings Wildlife Habitat Science Delivery OSU College of Forestryusing existing knowledge Institute for Natural Resources, Fuel Characterizations WA Dept. of Natural Resources Project Users Univ. of Washington, USFS PNW Research Station Sky Islands/FireScape Group, Tapash Collaborative, USFS – R3 and R6, Fuel Treatment Economics Spatial Data USFS PNW Research Station Institute for Natural Resources, IMAP User Group, others Ecosystems Mgt. Inc., Community Economics OSU College of Forestry Climate Change and Vegetation State and Transition Decision Support Conservation Biology Institute, University of Washington Models integrating knowledge Institute for Natural Resources, Univ. of New Mexico Climate Change and Fire Ecosystem Management Probabilities Decision Support USFS PNW Research Station, OSU College of Forestry OSU College of Forestry Climate Change and Optimized Decision Watersheds USFS PNW Research Station, Support System Earth Systems Inst. OSU College of Forestry
    8. 8. Outreach Solicit input Principles Objectives from advisors and users Phases Materials Next Steps __________ AwarenessRoles: Organizations: Input Use• Regional decision makers • Federal land management Trainings• National program leaders agencies• Planners and analysts • State natural resource,• Land managers forest and wildlife agencies• Local collaborative groups • Conservation groups • Forest industry groups
    9. 9. Outreach Input Principles Objectives received Phases Materials Next Steps __________• Project name Awareness Input• Focus areas • Where can restoration make a Use Trainings• Stakeholders difference in reducing wildfire risk, sustaining habitats,• Management questions supplying mills, supporting rural• Restoration scenarios communities?• Web portal • How will projected climate scenarios affect future vegetation• Output formats and fuel conditions over the long term (100 years)? • What would it take in the way of fuel treatments to halt the upward spiral of fire suppression costs?
    10. 10. Outreach Principles ILAP Focus Areas Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________ AwarenessCentral Washington Landscape Input Use Trainings Washington Seattle Spokane Portland Sky Islands Landscape La Grande Eugene Arizona Oregon Flagstaff Albuquerque Medford Phoenix New Mexico ± 0 55 110 Kilometers 220 ± Tucson 0 90 180 Kilometers 360
    11. 11. Outreach Promote local partnerships and use Principles ObjectivesNo management scenarioYr 50 50 No Management – – year Restoration scenario – year 50Yr 50 Phases Restoration – Materials Next Steps Risk __________ Awareness Low High Input Use Trainings Tapash Sustainable Forest Collaborative Central Washington Landscape Forest Service Other Federal Tribal State Private Industry Draft results – Subject to change
    12. 12. OutreachPromote regional collaboration and use Principles Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________ Awareness Input Use Trainings Percent of dry forest ownership withinCurrent conditions 100 miles of selected sawmills Forest Service Other Federal Lands State Lands Tribal Lands Private Industry Saw Mill 100 mile radius Kilometers 0 25 50 100 Risk Draft results (2012) Low High Subject to change
    13. 13. Outreach Principles Uses Targeted Objectives Phases Materials• Regional landscape Next Steps __________ assessments Awareness Input• National Forest Plan Use Trainings revisions• Collaborative Landscape Forest Restoration projects• Statewide Forest and Resource Assessments (2015)“Success has come when people have taken pieces of what we’ve done and started using them” --Jamie Barbour, Forest Service ILAP policy lead
    14. 14. Outreach PrinciplesOutreach Materials Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________Current: Proposed:• Fact sheets • Updated fact sheets• ILAP booklets • Promotional video• FS-PNW Science Update • Bookmarks issue • User profiles• Talking points • Access via Western• Webinars Landscapes Explorer• Instructional site• Presentations & posters• Project website
    15. 15. Outreach PrinciplesILAP Fact Sheets Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________
    16. 16. Outreach PrinciplesILAP Booklet Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________
    17. 17. Outreach PrinciplesILAP Article Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________
    18. 18. Outreach PrinciplesILAP Poster Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________
    19. 19. Outreach PrinciplesNext Steps Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________Get ILAP usedwithin 4 States• Forest plan revisions Get ILAP expanded• Eastside Forest Assessments in NW beyond 4 States• Wildlife species viability • Landscape Conservation analyses Cooperatives (LCC)• Conservation and Recovery • Climate Science Centers Strategies for priority species • TNC Ecoregional Assessments• Collaborative Forest Landscape • Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) Restoration Program (CFLRP) projects projects• Assessment of Anchor Forests • LandFire and LandCarbon for Tribal lands (IFMAT interest) • Western Governors’ Association initiatives
    20. 20. OutreachFacilitating more in-depth analyses where Principles ObjectivesILAP data, models and tools are now available Phases Materials Next Steps __________ use expansion ILAP ftp site:
    21. 21. Outreach PrinciplesSupporting Landscape Conservation Cooperatives Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________ use expansion NW LCCs: North Pacific Great Northern Great Basin SW LCCs: Southern Rockies Desert Great Plains
    22. 22. Outreach PrinciplesOutreach To Date ILAP Outreach by Organization Objectives Phases 2% Materials 1% Next Steps 7% Federal __________ 12% NGO Collaborative 5% State Tribal 10% 63% University Other ILAP Outreach by Place 4% Arizona 15% 2% New Mexico 20% Southwest 7% Oregon Washington 7% Northwest 12% West National 6% 27% Other N=137 primary contacts As of May 1, 2012
    23. 23. Outreach PrinciplesILAP Team Recognition Objectives Phases Materials Next Steps __________ input end-users engage existing groups adapt acknowledge all lands Dr. Miles Hemstrom, our visionary FS project lead!!
    24. 24. Outreach References• ILAP Outreach Strategy 2010-2012 (internal team document)• NOAA fisheries Northeast Region. Outreach Strategic Plan. (accessed 4-20- 10 & 4-30-12)• Black, A. and S. Perin, Delivering the Science Synthesis: FuelsTools. 2007. acpub (accessed 5-14-10 & 4-30-12)• Toman, E and B. Shindler, Wildlife Fire and Fuel Management: Principles for Effective Communication. 2006. (accessed 4-20-10 & 4-30-12)
    25. 25. Questions?