Workshop attendees will discuss needs, trends and options for monitoring forest health and productivity to support adaptive management of forests. Additionally, participants will consider which indicators are useful for monitoring social, economic and environmental trends. There will also be time to discuss possible opportunities for partnering with the Forest Service on monitoring programs.
The Dialog will take place Thursday, January 22, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and may be attended at two locations:
In preparation for the dialog, participants are encouraged to consider the following questions:
Since November 2010, the Forest Service has hosted 13 Sierra Cascades Dialog sessions. Recent Dialog topics have focused on issues such as social and economic conditions in rural forest communities, recreation, water, and wildland fire.