June 17, 2015

Watch clips from Oregon Forests and the Economy Symposium

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In May, InvestigateWest and the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication held a pair of special events with more than a dozen experts on the challenges and opportunities posed by Oregon’s forests.

Watch video clips from the Portland symposium below.

Video Introduction: Rep. Peter DeFazio, U.S. Representative from Oregon’s 4th District

The Missing Middle: Toward a Model of Sustainable Forestry for Oregon’s Private and Public Forestlands

Moderator:

Robert McClure, Executive Director, InvestigateWest

Panelists:

Brent Davies, Director of Forestry, Ecotrust

Peter Hayes, Co-owner, Hyla Woods and former Oregon Board of Forestry member

George McKinley, Executive Director, Southern Oregon Forest Restoration Collaborative

Forests on Fire: The Rising Costs of Action (and Inaction) Against Wildfire

Moderator:

Dave Miller, Host of Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud

Panelists:

Timothy Ingalsbee, Executive Director, Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics, and Ecology

Cassandra Moseley, Director, Ecosystem Workforce Program, University of Oregon

Craig Letz, independent fire management consultant

Keynote Interview: Rep. Kurt Schrader, U.S. Representative from Oregon’s 5th District

Lessons From John Day: The Pay-off and Promise of Collaborative Restoration Projects

Moderator:

Ben DeJarnette, University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication and contributor at InvestigateWest

Panelists:

Susan Jane Brown, Attorney, Western Environmental Law Center

Bruce Daucsavage, President, Ochoco Lumber Company

Patrick Shannon, Director, Forest Program for Sustainable Northwest

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