ORWW Elliott State Educational Forest

REFERENCES

References and background materials used for the ORWW Elliott Educational Forest website are organized into four thematic arrangements: 1) News Articles include timely and informative articles and editorials regarding the Elliott Forest, including newspapers, news blogs, and website posts; 2) Academic Publications include research papers, popular magazine articles, and reports regarding scientific, economic, and political studies about the Elliott Forest and/or about topics that are specific to its management; 3) Agency Records include State agency reports, meeting notes, public comments, and other governmental records regarding the management of the Elliott Forest; 4) Legal Records include recent (past 10 years) legal filings, judicial decisions, and commentary specific to the Elliott Forest.

NEWS ARTICLES & EDITORIALS

DATE PUBLICATION AUTHOR(S) TITLE & DESCRIPTION PDF
July, 2009 www.umpqua-watersheds.org Greenwald, Noah, Francis Eatherington & Josh Laughlin "Elliott State Forest/New Threats to the Spotted Owl Prompt Lawsuit on the Elliott State Forest" 1_MB
October 11, 2011 Portland Oregonian/OregonLive Mortenson, Eric "New Elliott State Forest management plan will significantly increase logging, clear-cutting and revenue" 1_MB
November 14, 2012 Eugene Cascadia Wildlands Laughlin, Josh, Noah Greenwald, Bob Sallinger & Tanya Sanerib "Press Release: Oregon Suspends Clearcutting in the Elliott State Forest" 1_MB
November 11, 2013 Portland Oregonian/OregonLive Davis, Rob "Marbled murrelets discovered in Elliott State Forest, put land sale in doubt" 1_MB
April 2, 2014 Portland Oregonian/OregonLive Davis, Rob "Seneca Jones bids on Elliott State Forest land, says 'cowardly' environmental groups can't bully it" 1_MB
April 21, 2014 Portland Oregonian/OregonLive Davis, Rob "Elliott State Forest parcel to be sold to Seneca Jones, drawing environmental lawsuit" 1_MB
May 15, 2014 Portland Oregonian/OregonLive Oregonian Editorial Board "'Privatizing' Elliott State Forest a consequence of environmental law, litigation: Editorial" 1_MB
June 15, 2016 Center for Biological Diversity Anonymous "Oregon Is Selling Its Public Forest to a Timber Company" 1_MB
November 15, 2016 Portland Oregonian/OregonLive Theen, Andrew "Elliott State Forest sale: Timber, threatened species and politics collide" 1_MB
November 25, 2016 Advocates for School Trust Lands Bird, Margaret "Elliott Forest Held in Trust for Oregon Public Schools" 1_MB
December 11, 2016 Eugene Register-Guard Darling, Dylan "Oregon's Elliott State Forest nears likely sale, with Roseburg-based timber company Lone Rock Resources leading the bid" 1_MB
February 14, 2017 Salem Statesman Journal Urness, Zach "Land board votes to sell Elliott State Forest, but decision not final" 1_MB
February 15, 2017 Coos Bay The World Harrell, Saphara "State Land Board inches forward with sale of the Elliott State Forest" 1_MB
March 1, 2017 Eugene Weekly Mortensen, Camilla "The Elliott Options: Environmental groups call on the Legislature and state treasurer to keep the state forest in public hands" 1_MB
March 15, 2017 Roseburg News-Review Hoard, Emily "Read sees Elliott sale as his responsibility to students" 1_MB
March 28, 2017 Salem Statesman Journal Urness, Zach "Treasurer Tobias Read now open to keeping Elliott State Forest public" 1_MB
April 5, 2017 Portland Willamette Week Riedl, Joe "We Journeyed Deep Inside the Elliott State Forest, Before It Is Lost" 1_MB
April 12, 2017 Coos Bay The World Anonymous "Coast Range Forest Watch helps with Save the Elliott" 1_MB
April 12, 2017 The Economist Anonymous "At loggerheads: A tussle in Oregon raises concerns about handing land to states" 1_MB
May 4, 2017 Portland Oregonian/OregonLive Theen, Andrew "Gov. Kate Brown reveals plan to keep Elliott State Forest public" 1_MB
May 4, 2017 Eugene Cascadia Wildlands Laughlin, Josh & Doug Moore "Press Release: Conservation Organizations Enthusiastic about Governor's Plan for the Elliott" 1_MB
May 5, 2017 Eugene Register-Guard Hubbard, Saul "Oregon State University could help buy Elliott State Forest, under plan offered by Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read" 1_MB
May 5, 2017 Roseburg News-Review Hoard, Emily "Alternative Options proposed for the Elliott State Forest" 1_MB
May 10, 2017 US News & World Report Selsky, Andrew "Oregon Land Board: Oldest State Forest to Stay Public" 1_MB
May 10, 2017 Roseburg News-Review Hoard, Emily "Elliott State Forest to stay publicly owned" 1_MB
May 12, 2017 Portland Oregonian/OregonLive Davis, Rob "Everything you need to know about the Elliott State Forest's future" 1_MB
May 13, 2017 Portland Oregonian/OregonLive Oregonian Editorial Board "A wise, bold decision to to retain the Elliott State Forest: Editorial" 1_MB
May 27, 2017 Roseburg News-Review News-Review Editorial Board "As We See It: Editorials on Elliott State Forest illustrate rural/urban divide" 1_MB
May 31, 2017 Pendleton East Oregonian Withycombe, Claire "State will yield management of Elliott to private company" 1_MB
June 16, 2017 Bend Bulletin Bulletin Editorial Board "Editorial: Millions of dollars for Elliott, but none for the children" 1_MB
June 19, 2017 Reuters U.S Bernstein, Sharon "How a math formula could decide fate of endangered U.S. species" 1_MB
July 3, 2017 Portland Oregonian/OregonLive Theen, Andrew "Lawmakers back $100 million for Elliott State Forest, $50 million for UO campus" 1_MB
July 5, 2017 Roseburg News-Review Cegavske, Carisa "Elliott Forest, Roseburg veterans home make the state bonding list" 1_MB

 

ACADEMIC JOURNALS, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, AND POPULAR MAGAZINES

AUTHOR(S) DATE PUBLICATION TITLE & DESCRIPTION PDF
Diller, Lowell Winter 2013 Wildlife Professional "To Shoot or Not to Shoot: The Ethical Dilemma of Killing One Raptor to Save Another" 1_MB
Frochtzwajg, Jonathan October 14, 2014 Oregon Business "Revenge Forestry: A flare-up in the Elliott Forest raises questions about detente in Oregon's timber wars" 1_MB
Haig, Susan, Thomas Mullins, Eric Forsman, Pepper Trail & Liv Wennerberg October, 2004 Conservation Biology "Genetic Identification of Spotted Owls, Barred Owls, and Their Hybrids: Legal Implications of Hybrid Identity" 1_MB
Lackey, Robert November, 2016 ESA Australia Bulletin "Keep science and scientists credible . . . Avoid stealth policy advocacy" 2_MB
Sim, Ken, Jordan Lofthouse, Ryan Yonk, Randy Simmons & Adam Stewart July, 2014 Cascade Policy Institute "Options for the Monetization of the Elliott State Forest" 6_MB
Zybach, Bob Spring 2014 Oregon Fish & Wildlife Journal "The Oregon Plan: An Oregonian's Solution to the Ongoing Forest Wars of the Western United States" 2_MB
Zybach, Bob Spring 2017 Oregon Fish & Wildlife Journal "Forest History vs. Forest Science: 1993 Elliott Management Plan," and "Elliott State Educational Forest: The Giesy Plan Alternative" 7_MB
Zybach, Bob Summer 2017 Oregon Fish & Wildlife Journal "Elliott State Forest Update: NO DEAL!" 2_MB

 

STATE & FEDERAL AGENCY* REPORTS, MEETING NOTES, AND PUBLIC COMMENTS

AGENCY DATE TITLE & DESCRIPTION AUTHOR(S) PDF
ODF February 14, 1994 "Use of Fire History in the Development of the 1993 Elliott State Forest Management Plan Draft" Zybach, Bob 7_MB
ODF October, 2003 "Elliott State Forest Watershed Analysis" Andrus, Chip, Karen Bahus, Kevin Craig, John Runyon, Rachel Schwindt & Jon Souder 4_MB
ODF November, 2011 "Elliott State Forest Management Plan" Decker, Doug and others 8_MB
USFW September 10, 2013 "Experimental Removal of Barred Owls to Benefit Threatened Spotted Owls: Record of Decision" Thorson, Robyn & Ren Lohoefener 7_MB
OLB December 9, 2014 "Elliott State Forest Alternatives Project: Project Report" Potter, John, Stephanie Cummins, Mary Abrams, Jim Paul, Julie Curtis & Cathy Gregory 7_MB
OLB March 9, 2016 "Elliott State Forest Cruise Report for Oregon Department of State Lands" Dooley, Edie & Stephen Fairweather 3_MB
USGS October, 2016 "Effects of Experimental Removal of Barred Owls on Population Demography of Northern Spotted Owls in Washington and Oregon -- 2015 Progress Report" Wiens, David, Katie Dugger, Krista Lewicki & David Simon 2_MB
OLB February 9, 2017 State Land Board Meeting Agenda & Draft December 13, 2016 Meeting Notes Paul, Jim 4_MB
OLB February 14, 2017 "Land Board approves modification to potential sale of Elliott State Forest: Governor asks State Lands staff to consider public ownership option" Curtis, Julie 1_MB
OLB February 14, 2017 "Elliott State Educational Forest: The Giesy Plan Alternative" Giesy, Wayne & Bob Zybach 1_MB
OLB May 4, 2017 "The Oregon Way Forward on the Elliott State Forest" Richardson, Dennis 1_MB
OLB May 5, 2017 "Preserving the Elliott Forest for Future Generations" Brown, Kate 3_MB
OLB May 9, 2017 "Elliott State Educational Forest: The Giesy Plan Alternative" [ORWW update of February 14 proposal] Giesy, Wayne & Bob Zybach 1_MB
OLB June 7, 2017 Letter from OLB to Peter Courtney regarding $100 million bond proposal; $5.7 million "HCP" development budget Paul, Jim 1_MB

*Oregon Department of Forestry [ODF]; State (Oregon) Land Board [OLB]; US Fish & Wildlife Service [USFW]; US Geological Survey [USGS]

 

DATE TITLE AUTHOR(S)/SIGNATURE(S) DESCRIPTION PDF
May 31, 2012 Cascadia Wildlands, Center for Biological Diversity & Audubon Society of Portland v. John Kitzhaber et al.: Complaint for Declaratory and Injuctive Relief: Endangered Species Act citizen's suit Kruse, Daniel, Tanya Sanerib, Christopher Winter, Scott Jerger, Nicholas Cady & Susan Jane Brown Legal action to halt logging on State Lands, including the Elliott, due to presence of marbled murrelets 1_MB
November 14, 2012 "Citing Marbled Murrelet Lawsuit, Oregon Suspends Clearcutting on 914 Acres of Old-growth Forests on the Elliott State Forest Brown, Susan Jane Press Release by Western Environmental Law Center 1_MB
November 19, 2012 Cascadia Wildlands, Center for Biological Diversity & Audubon Society of Portland v. John Kitzhaber et al.: Case No. 3:12-cv-00961-AA ORDER Aiken, Ann Plaintiffs' motion for a preliminary injunction is Granted and eleven timber sales in question not allowed to go forward until resolved 1_MB
March 30, 2013 American Forest Resource Council, Carpenters Industrial Council & Douglas County, Oregon v. Daniel M. Nash & Ken Salazar: Civil Action No. 12-111 (JDB) Bates, John Denies the "motion for entry of a consent decree" regarding the scientific basis for ESA listing of marbled murrelet "critical habitat" 1_MB
February 5, 2014 Cascadia Wildlands, Center for Biological Diversity & Audubon Society of Portland v. Doug Decker et al.: Case No. 3:12-cv-00961-AA Joint Stipulation of Dismissal Without Prejudice Kruse, Daniel, Tanya Sanerib, Darsee Staley & Christina Beatty-Walters Oregon Department of Forestry cancels 28 timber sales and plaintiffs are awarded a financial settlement, including attorney fees 1_MB
February 5, 2014 "Settlement Protects Marbled Murrelet on Oregon State Forests, Cancels 28 Timber Sales" Brown, Susan Jane Press Release by Western Environmental Law Center 1_MB

 

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