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Here are a list of links to different publication types found on this page

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RTI Fact Sheets

Fact sheets are 2-4 page summaries of projects that use research and technology to investigate contemporary forestry issues. All RTI Fact Sheets are available to be read on line, or downloaded as a PDF.

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Thesis Papers:

The Rural Technology Initiative often supports graduate student research as part of a rural technology transfer strategy. RTI staff have also been selected for its unique abilities to contribute to this plan. Here is a growing list of downloadable thesis papers produced by staff and graduate students.

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Working Papers:

The publications found in this section contributed directly to the work and decisions of a third party. They apply RTI research and projects to an actual activity.

Publications List:

Here you will find a list of works published by RTI staff, faculty, students and associates. In some cases newsletters and fact sheets are condensations of more in-depth publications.

Link to the RTI Newsletter
The RTI Newsletter Archive :

The RTI Newsletter includes topical reports on activities and projects that the Rural Technology Initiative has been involved in. Due to funding cuts, the Newsletter has been discontinued but this archive still holds some interesting and informative articles.

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Forest Stewardship "Notes" Newsletter:

Forest Stewardship Notes is published twice a year by Natural Resources Extension at Washington State University. This publication is written for private forestland owners in the state of Washington that are interested in learning more about the management of natural resources. Topics include forest management, wildlife management, range management, forest taxation, economics, business, watershed management, and more.



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