• January 26, 2018

    Rogue Basin Cohesive Forest Restoration Strategy: A Collaborative Vision for Resilient Landscapes and Fire Adapted Communities

    Collaborative partners developed a Rogue Basin Cohesive Forest Restoration Strategy (RBS) targeting careful thinning and controlled burning on 1 million acres across the 4.6 million acre Rogue Basin. This strategy tiers to the National ...more
  • October 22, 2015

    Climate Change Resources and Tools for Resource Specialists

    Looking for some tools to help inform climate smart management? Here is a list of resources for climate adaptation information, project examples, and strategies. You can also click on each of these for adaptation examples for ...more
  • September 16, 2015

    Adapting to Climate Change: Managing Federal Lands in a Changing Environment Webinar Series

    A series of weekly webinars that led up to the workshop on Monday, Oct. 19th 2015 and a half day applied field trip on Oct. 20th. For the full webinar series and speaker descriptions click here. Below are the recordings for the webina...more
  • September 1, 2015

    Implementing climate-smart resource management across multiple ownerships in southwestern Oregon

    This project builds on The Rogue Basin Action Plan for Resilient Watersheds and Forests in a Changing Climate by implementing recommendations from the Action Plan in resource management and planning, linking key vulnerabilities with ...more
  • April 20, 2015

    Creating a FIREWISE school

    Applegate Fire District 9, the Southern Oregon Forest Restoration Collaborative, the Bureau of Land Management, and Ruch School middle-schoolers came together to assess their school for potential fire  hazards before the upcoming fire ...more
  • February 11, 2015

    “Forest, Farm and Water” Outreach

      The Collaborative has created a plan to engage natural resource and farm based interests to advance support for its regional forest restoration strategy. This includes outreach to groups, organizations, interests and individuals ...more
  • February 11, 2015

    Dry Forest Restoration Technical Team

    Convened by the Collaborativeʼs Executive Director,George McKinley, this multiparty team has worked tirelessly to refine and expand the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and Southern Oregon Forest Restoration Collaborative 2011 ...more
  • February 11, 2015

    The Ashland Forest Resiliency Project

    George McKinley serves on the Implementation Review Team for the Ashland Forest Resiliency Project, a ten-year cooperative stewardship project of the Rogue-Siskiyou USFS, City of Ashland, Lomakatsi Restoration Project and The Nature ...more
  • February 11, 2015

    Climate Change and Our Forests

    Convened by Gwyn Myer, the Collaborativeʼs Project Coordinator, and Ken Wearstler, Silviculturist and Climate Adaptation Coordinator for the Rogue-River Siskiyou National Forest, this project is part of the Climate Solutions ...more
  • June 11, 2014

    People and Ecosystems of the Rogue Basin

    The Rogue Basin is a diverse ecological, social and political landscape of importance to a wide range of stakeholders. The Southern Oregon Forest Restoration Collaborative has partnered with several organizations, such as Defenders of ...more


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