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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.

Mature forest

  • Winter 2004, Volume 4, No. 2: RTI continues to develop new technology tools at a rapid pace. This newsletter highlights some of the ways we are working to better facilitate the use of new technology.
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  • Fall 2003, Volume 4, No. 1: the focus of this newsletter is on the use of technology to address fire issues. It covers the impact of a wide range of fire risk reduction management strategies on levels of fire risk, habitat protection, and carbon storage, as well as log revenues.
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  • Summer 2003, Volume 3, No. 2: this issue features two articles that provide status reports on what it takes to develop alternative plans and ultimately templates: one which is focused on the Westside and the common problem of overstocked managed stands, and one which is focused on the Eastside and the common problem of avoiding insect infestation.
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  • Fall 2002, Vol.3, No.1: the possible economic impacts of RMAPs (Road Management and Abandonment plans) is addressed in the main article, with Douglas Fir alternatives and SPF (Special Forest Products) also being discussed.
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  • Spring 2002, Vol.2, No.2: an entire newsletter devoted to the many aspects of alternative forest management, and how they relate to the "Forests and Fish rules".
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  • Fall 2001, Vol. 2, No. 1: this newsletter expands on economic impacts from the "Forests and Fish" rules. There is also an article about the progress of the Small Forest Landowner database.
  • Spring 2001, Vol.1, No.2: the lead article in this newsletter shows the changes in forestry activities found in three case studies of the non-industrial private forest landowners of Washington.

  • Winter 2001, Vol.1, No.1: this newsletter features a lead article that examines the economic impact of the new "Forests and Fish" rules on non-industrial private forest landowners.

 

 
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