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ESSAY ASSIGNMENTS Forest Products
Readings for Week 3: Forests and Forest Products in Washington
Tuesday, April 15Today we turn our attention to uses of a particular forest--again, wood, energy, and ecosystem services, pointing toward our Yakama field trip. First learn something about the Yakama Nation:
Thursday, April 17Today we look in detail at the forests of eastern Washington, including those now managed by the Yakama Nation that we will visit on our field trip, in Paul F. Hessburg and James K. Agee's An environmental narrative of Inland Northwest United States Forests, 1800-2000. It's long, but its pretty easy reading; no equations! Then look at the production statistics in In class, we will have a special guest, Professor Jerry Franklin, who will discuss current issues in Pacific Northwest Dry Side Forests. By 9:00 p.m on Wednesday, April 10 (so I can give Professor Franklin some heads-up), please post two questions you would like to hear Professor Franklin answer in his visit to our class.