The Consultant - 2006 - (Page 14)

Feature Forests of the Pacific Northwest: Sustainable Use and Resiliency By Dr. Bob Zybach President, NW Maps Co. I n 1805 the Lewis and Clark Expedition crossed the Rocky Mountains and entered the Pacific Northwest. The members encountered a country unknown to science and well populated by native people. The two explorers and their troupe had traveled to a region sculpted over eons by glaciers, floods, landslides, tides and hurricanes. They found a land dominated by giant rivers, great waterfalls, two-mile-high volcanic peaks perpetually covered with snow, and enormous trees; land that had been populated, burned, harvested and cultivated by people for more than 10,000 years. Much of the land was so bare of wood that at one point expedition members stole boards from a house so the men could cook supper. At other times they scrounged what “fiew” willow sticks they could find along the river’s edge to prepare meals. Treeless prairies extended for miles, often with mounds of harvested roots and bulbs dotting their surface. 14 The Consultant

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The Consultant - 2006

Executive Director’s Message
President’s Message
America's Forests – Resilient and Productive
Forests of the Pacific Northwest: Sustainable Use and Resiliency
St. Helens Tree Farm 25 Years After Eruption
Forestry in Gloucester County, Virginia – Past, Present and Future
Ecosystem Services: Seller Beware
Maybe Money Does Grow on Trees …
Protecting Productive Private Property
Hug a Forester…And a Tree
A Practical Course in Forest Consulting
Clare Doig, ACF – A Resilient Forester
A Review of ACF Membership Guidelines
Legislative and Policy Activism: Withstanding the Forces of Man

The Consultant - 2006