Forest Management's Water Impacts -


For anyone that wants to deepen your understanding of how our wood sourcing work intersects with drinking water, I want to share a conference coming up on forest management and drinking water. Shreejita Basu will be presenting on a panel as it relates to community forest water modeling work she’s been involved in using the EPA’s VELMA forest management water model. More broadly, there is a large body of science that helps us understand how forestry can have positive impacts on water and ecosystem health in some instances and negative impacts in others.

This topic has a direct impact on our Climate Smart Forestry goals. I would invite anyone interested in registering.

She will be presenting Friday March 12, 10:15 a.m. Water Quantity Panel
Summary of the science review on water quantity followed by practical presentations on managing for a range of water yields by forestry and water professionals

  • Dr. Kevin Bladon, Oregon State University
  • Dr. Shreejita Basu, Sustainable Northwest

Conference Link

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Thanks for reading this. I am moving this topic to the thread called Upcoming Events and Conferences