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for the benefit of all.


Education Projects & Webinars

Landscape Assessment Approaches

The peer learning session recording is available here, and can also be found in the NFF’s Collaboration Tools Search.

We’d appreciate hearing any feedback or suggestions you would like to offer. If you didn’t already fill out the anonymous feedback form, it’s available at:

Thank you to our terrific speakers! If you’d like to contact Katie, Jon, or Ryan, their email addresses are below.

Katie Van Alstyne – Team Leader, Region 1, USDA Forest Service –

Jon Haufler – Executive Director, Ecosystem Management Research Institute –

Ryan Haugo – Senior Forest Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy –

June 2015 Presentation:

Perspectives in Fire and Fuel Management

Restoration Projects Across Western Montana
April 15, 2014 | 11a – 12:30p

Join the MFRC to learn about the different projects that have taken place on national forest lands in western Montana over the last 3 years. This webinar will feature Forest Service representatives from the Lolo, Bitterroot, Helena and Flathead National forests as well as projects from the Butte office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Projects highlighted will be in addition to those that have been worked on by collaborative groups in these areas, giving participants an overall look at the work being done on our national forest system lands.

To listen to a recording of this webinar session, please click HERE

 Stewardship Contracting
September 19, 2013 | 11a – 12:30p

Listen in for an overview of stewardship contracting, review of stewardship authority, the basic contract types and their uses, an explanation of how retained receipts work, and a few examples of stewardship projects that have been implemented in Region 1.

To listen to a recording of this webinar session please click HERE.

Log Values & Treatment Costs
April 17, 2013 | 11a – 12:30p

Please join the MFRC and NFF and listen in to learn how log values can help offset the costs of treatment on restoration projects. Topics will include stream restoration, weeds, road obliteration and harvesting. The goal of this webinar is to increase the understanding of project costs and offsets to improve the odds of a successful project. Click on the title to view the webinar flyer & registration information.

To listen to a recording of this webinar session, please click HERE.

Additional Resources:      

Bureau of Business and Economic Research | Log Prices Webpage
Bureau of Business and Economic Research | Log Costs Poster
Northwest Management, Inc. | Website

Temporary Roads Webinar
August 22, 2012 | 11a – 12:30p

Please join the MFRC for our next webinar on the topic of temporary roads.

To listen to a recording of this webinar session, please click HERE.

 Mixed Severity/Mixed Conifer Webinar
October 19, 2011 | 10am

Please join the MFRC and Dr. Jerry Franklin for an informational presentation on mixed conifer/mixed severity forest types. This presentation will touch on these complex forest types in relation to the 13 Principles and Appendix C. For more information and to register for the webinar (required), please click on the title above.

To listen to a Recording of this Webinar session, please click HERE. 

How a Record of Decision Becomes a Real Project on the Ground
October 13, 2011 | 6pm

Join the Lolo Restoration Committee for an educational panel discussion on what happens to a project after the Record of Decision has been signed. For more information, click on the title above.