Beyond Spotted Owls and Logging: Forest and Ecosystem Management Today
|Date/Time:||Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 at 8:00 pm|
|Location:||Great Hall, Memorial Union|
|Categories:||Lectures, Live Green|
A native of Oregon, Jerry Franklin received his BS and MS in Forest Management from Oregon State University as well as a PhD in Botany and Soils from Washington State.
His professional achievements include fourteen years as a Forest Service research forester in the Pacific Northwest, two years as director of the National Science Foundation Ecosystem Studies Program and sixteen years as the Forest Service's chief plant ecologist in the Pacific Northwest.
He has received numerous honors, including The Wilderness Society's 1988 Olaus and Margaret Murie Award for meritorious government service, the 2005 Heintz Award for the Environment, and an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia.
Franklin's books include Salvage Logging and Its Ecological Consequences; The Olympic Rain Forest: An Ecological Web; Conserving Forest Biodiversity; and Creating a Forest for the Twenty-First Century.