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Northwest Environmental Forum

June 15-16, 2011
Center for Urban Horticulture│ University of Washington, Seattle

Forest Watershed Services: Forests for Fish, Forests for Faucets

Purpose Statement and Agenda Outline Revised 6/13/2011
Forum Purpose: The June 2011 Northwest Environmental Forum (NWEF) is intended to help launch a collaborative initiative to develop and implement a demonstration forest watershed services market project in 2011-12, in order to generate useful transaction evidence, in response to legislative direction in Engrossed Substitute House Bill (ESHB) 2541. The intended outcome of the Forum is to flesh out key aspects of the project and secure commitments to participate in an initial project workgroup or workgroups.

2011 Forum Sponsors

Cascade Land Conservancy

Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc.
Ecotrust
Port Blakely Tree Farms
Forest Capital Partners
UW School of Forest Resources
Green Diamond Resource Company
Washington Forest Protection Association
Hancock Timber Resource Group
WA State Department of Natural Resources
Longview Timber Corporation
Weyerhaeuser Company
Merrill & Ring, Inc.
Weyerhaeuser Family Foundation

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Opening Remarks
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Welcome and Introduction
Brian Boyle - Forum Leader, Northwest Environmental Forum (3:08)
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Opening Comments
Craig Partridge - Director of Policy and Government Relations, WA DNR (1:52)
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Opening Comments
Lisa Graumlich -
Dean, UW College of the Environment (2:14)
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Opening Comments
Peter Goldmark -
Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands, WA DNR (9:55)
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Session I: Successful Watershed Services Market Places – What do we know about successes, impediments and specific working examples and new efforts to create them? Making choices about where to act and the role of regulation and willing buyers.
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Transactions for Watershed Services: A Recipe for Success
Tracy Stanton - Water Program Manager, Forest Trends⁄Ecosystem Marketplace (14:06)
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Use of Ecosystem Services to Protect Public Drinking Water
Karl Morgenstern
- Drinking Source Water Protection Coordinator, Eugene Water and Electric Board (16:34)
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Northwest Environmental Markets Initiative
Alan Horton
- Managing Director, The Freshwater Trust (13:32)
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Role of non-traditional financing in watershed markets
Brad Hunte
r - Associate Lender, Enterprise Cascadia (17:06)
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Session II: A first glimpse of the perspectives and key expectations of potential market participants, regulators, and stakeholders.

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The supply standpoint – forest owner interests: perspective from large forest land ownerships
Kevin Godbout
- Director, External & Regulatory Affairs, Timberlands Sustainable Forestry, Weyerhaeuser Company (5:23)
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The supply standpoint – forest owner interests: perspective from family forest land ownerships
Steve Pruitt
- Small Forest Landowner (4:16)
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The supply standpoint – forest owner interests: perspective from conservation forest land ownerships
Brent Davies
- Vice President, Forests and Ecosystem Services, Ecotrust (4:12)
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The demand standpoint – water user⁄investor interests: perspective related to drinking water quality
Chuck Clarke
- Chief Executive Officer, Cascade Water Alliance (5:34)
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The demand standpoint – water user⁄investor interests: perspective of municipalities
Amy Ockerlande
r- Public Services Coordinator, Surface Water Management, Snohomish Co. Public Works Dept. (3:16)
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The demand standpoint – water user⁄investor interests: perspective related to salmon recovery
Jeanette Dorner
- Salmon Recovery Program Manager, Nisqually Tribe Natural Resources Department (6:30)
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The demand standpoint – water user⁄investor interests: perspective specific to Puget Sound
Chris Townsend
- Policy and Planning Director, Puget Sound Partnership (7:13)
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The regulation standpoint – federal, state, and stakeholder interests: Washington State Department of Health
Denise Clifford
- Office Director, Office of Drinking Water, WA Dept. of Health (6:18)
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The regulation standpoint – federal, state, and stakeholder interests: Washington State Department of Ecology
Josh Baldi
- Special Advisor, Environmental Improvements, WA Dept. of Ecology (8:57)
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The regulation standpoint – federal, state, and stakeholder interests: conservation perspective
Darcy Nonemacher
- Associate Director, Washington Conservation Programs, American Rivers (5:24)
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The regulation standpoint – federal, state, and stakeholder interests: US Environmental Protection Agency
Claire Schary
- Water Quality Trading Coordinator, US EPA (9:38)
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Lunch and Dinner Speakers
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Lunch Speaker

Critical Washington State forest watershed marketplaces: Integrating Forest Service national mapping inputs with regional information (part 1)

Critical Washington State forest watershed marketplaces: Integrating Forest Service national mapping inputs with regional information (part 2)

Luke Rogers - Research Scientist/Engineer, University of Washington School of Forest Resources

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Dinner Speaker

Mark Nechodom - Senior Advisor, USDA Office of the Under Secretary for Natural Resources & Environment

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Session IV: A Market Smörgåsbord – Economic Valuation Concepts
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Valuing Ecosystem Services
David Batker
- Executive Director, Chief Economist, Earth Economics (29:53)
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Supporting Ecosystem Market Transactions: measuring ecological performance
Kevin Halsey
- Senior Policy Analyst, Ecosystem Services Group, Parametrix (27:59)
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Protecting Forest Lands in Puget Sound Using a Watershed Based Approach
Stephen Stanley
- Project Manager, Washington State Department of Ecology (20:13)
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NW Environmental Forum - General Discussion
The Forum Participants (24:44)

*This discussion took place after the Session IV presentations

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