Oregon Thinning Design & Analysis Course, Feb, 2008

The Oregon Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in cooperation of the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) conducted a course on thinning design and analysis February 25 to 29, 2008 at the Silver Falls State Park Conference Center. Training focused on the active management of young growth forests and covered strategies that will promote forest growth and accelerate stand development.

Training included the biological aspects of active management, the development of quantitative threshold targets and the use of growth models that can be used to develop an Integrated Management Prescription (IMP).