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1988
  • March--Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR. Ancient forests-priceless treasure. (Keynote)

  • March--Provincial Museum Lecture Series, Victoria, B.C., Canada. Ancient forests-priceless treasure. (Keynote)

  • August--U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Albuquerque, NM. Conservation biology: the manager's ethical dilemma. (Keynote)

  • August--International Union of Forestry Research Organizations, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. If forests are to survive .

  • Oct.--Florida Audubon Annual Meeting, Tallahassee, FL. Ancient forests-priceless treasure. (Keynote)

1989

  • Jan.--Society for Ecological Restoration and Management, Oakland, CA. Restoration: The heart and soul of land management. (Keynote)

  • March--Ministry of Natural Resources of the Ontario Provincial Government, Toronto, Canada. Ecological processes, people, governments, and sustainable forestry. (Keynote)

  • March--Lake Superior State University, Sault Sainte Marie, MI. Policies and land issues.

  • April--Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids, MN. Conference on a Shrinking World. Deforestation and human survival.

  • Sept.--Lane County Medical Association, Eugene, OR. The politics of being human. (Keynote)

  • Oct.--The State of the Islands Conference, Nanaimo, B.C., Canada. Ancient forests, sustainable forestry, and human relations. (Keynote)

  • Nov.--USDA Forest Service, Live Oak, FL. Ancient forests, sustainable forestry, and human relations.

  • Nov.--Canadian All Native Conference, Vancouver, Canada. Sustainable forestry and the politics of being human.

  • Nov.--Cariboo Forests and Communities: Challenges and Opportunities. Conference sponsored by the Ts'ilhqot'in Tribal Council, Williams Lake, B.C., Canada. The need for ecologically sustainable forests. (Keynote)

1990

  • Jan.--Old-Growth Forests Symposium, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Old-Growth forests, how they function. (Keynote)

  • Feb.--California Forest Soils Council, Sacramento, CA. The role of large, woody debris in maintaining the health of forest soils.

  • April--Earth Day Conference, Quincy, CA. Ecological processes of old- growth, coniferous forests. (Keynote)

  • June--USDA Forest Service Conference on "New Perspectives," Philadelphia, PA. Authenticity in the Forestry Profession.

  • July--USDA Forest Service Conference on "New Perspectives," Petersburg, AK. Changing ecological perspectives and the future of the Forest Service.

  • August--Stein Valley Festival of the Native Canadians of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. A land ethic and old-growth forests. (Keynote)

  • Sept.--National Writers Conference, Taos, NM. It's not so much what we say but how we say it that makes the difference.

  • Sept.--USDA Forest Service Conference on Old-Growth Forests, Little Rock, AR. Old-growth forests and ecological sustainability. (Keynote)

  • Dec.--USDA Forest Service Conference on Empowerment, Fort Collins, CO. Human dignity and professionalism in the work place--resource management in the 1990s. (Keynote) top

1991

  • Jan.--USDA Forest Service Conference on The Older Americans Program in the Workplace, New Orleans, LA. Humanism and ecology. (Keynote)

  • April--Headquarters, Environmental Protection Agency, Wash., D.C. Ecological sustainability of old-growth forest-soil processes.

  • April--Yale University Student Chapter of the Society of American Foresters, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Ecological sustainability of old-growth forest-soil processes.

  • May--International Conference on Science and the Management of Protected Areas. Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada. How do we manage protected areas within our dynamic, cultural landscape? (Keynote)

  • Sept.--USDA Forest Service, Region 9, New Employee Orientation. Milwaukee, WI. Humanism, ethics, values, and ecology. (Keynote)

  • Oct.--Annual Meeting of the Pacific Northwest Section of the Society for Range Management, Wenatchee, WA. Managing rangelands for the evolution of society. (Keynote)

  • Oct.--Annual Conference of the Environmental Education Association of Oregon, Portland, OR. Patterns across the landscape and the survival of society. (Keynote)

1992

  • March--Congressional Research Service Seminar on Multiple Use and Sustained Yield: Changing Philosophies for Federal Land Management. Library of Congress, Wash., D.C. Do we owe anything to the future? (Visionary Speaker)

  • April--USDA Forest Service, Chippewa National Forest, Cass Lake, MN. Forests as living components of dynamic landscapes. (Keynote)

  • June--Public lecture in Presov, Slovakia. The role of large woody debris in temperate forests.

  • June--Faculty of Forestry, Forestry School, Presov, Slovakia. The role of large woody debris in temperate forests.

  • June--High school class in Sabinov, Slovakia. Culture and the environment.

  • June--State Forest Service in Presov, Slovakia. Ecosystems and sustainable forestry.

  • June--State Forest Service in Cergov, Slovakia. Comparative function of native mixed forests and single species conifer plantations.

  • June--Public lecture in Presov, Slovakia. Ecology and culture--a choice of how we manage our forests.

  • June--International conference on the environment of eastern Slovakia in Presov, Slovakia. Native forests of Cergov, if I were chief forester.

  • July--Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Phoenix, AZ. The cornerstones of a culturally-sustainable environment. (Keynote)

  • Oct.--Future Frontiers Synergy Conference, Tokyo, Japan. Integration of large woody organic materials into the soil's infrastructure.

  • Oct.--Future Frontiers Synergy Conference, Tokyo, Japan. Global Imperative: harmonizing culture and Nature.

  • Oct.--National Conference on Natural Areas, Bloomington, IN. Cultural change and the naturalness of landscapes. (Visionary Speaker)

  • Nov.--Southern Appalachian Man and The Biosphere Conference, Gatlinburg, TN. Cultural evolution and the biodiversity crisis. (Keynote)

1993

  • March--National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association, Sacramento, CA. Thinking beyond the individual. (Banquet speech)

  • April--University of Oregon, Department of Planning, Public Policy, and Management, Eugene, OR. The nature of sustainability.

  • August--Town meeting, Sumita, Japan. The workings of a conifer forest above and below ground. top

1994

  • Feb.--Oregon Chapter of The Wildlife Society, Annual Meeting, Bend, Oregon. Science, intuition, and advocacy.

  • June--Salmon Arm Watershed Project, Salmon Arm, B.C., Canada. From the forest to the sea: the ecology of wood in streams, rivers, estuaries, and oceans.

1995

  • Jan.--College of New Caledonia, Prince George, B.C., Canada. Canadian Forest Practices Code And Human Values.

  • Feb.--Cascadia Conference on Sustainable Communites, Eugene, OR. Sustainable Communities In The Northwest. (Keynote)

  • April--Adaptive Management for Line Officers, US Forest Service, Albuquerque, NM. Social-Environmental Sustainability. (Keynote)

  • May--Sustainable Forests: Global Challenges and Local Solutions, Prince Albert Model Forest Association, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The Nature Of Forest Ecosystems And Their Relationship To Human Culture. (Keynote)

  • June--Sustainable Forests--Integrating the Experience, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Sustainable Development--A Social-Environmental Imperative. (Keynote)

  • Oct.--Sustainable Forest Management and Commercialization of Research and Development, Forestry Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Kepong, Malaysia. Sustainable Development--A Social-Environmental Imperative. (Keynote)

  • Oct.--Forestry Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Kepong, Malaysia. Integrating Research Into Cultural Necessities.

  • Oct.--Universiti Pertaniam Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia. Global Imperative: Harmonizing Culture And Nature.

  • Oct.--Malaysian Institute of Maritime Affairs, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Ecology Of Wood In Estuaries And Oceans.

  • Oct.--Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. Sustainable Development: What Does It Mean?

1996

  • March--Idaho Rivers United, Twin Falls, ID. Imperatives of Social-Environmental Harmony. (Keynote)

  • April--Columbia Basin Shrubsteppe Symposium, Spokane, WA. Fragility Of Altered Ecosystems. (Keynote)

  • Nov.--Second Annual Robert D. Clark Lecture in the Humanities, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. Sustainability In Terms Of Community Development. top

1997

  • March--Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. St. Paul, MN. Resolving Environmental Conflicts.

  • March--University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Global Imperative: Harmony, Community, Sustainability.

  • Sept.--Binational Forum on Lake Superior, Ashland, WI. Principles and Concepts of Sustainable Development.

1998

  • May--National Conference on Environmental Decision Making, Knoxville, TN. The Role of Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Community Development. (Keynote)

  • Sept.--Oregon Planning Institute, Eugene, OR. The Role of Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Community Development. (Keynote)

1999

  • April--Conference on Sustainability in the Next Century, Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance, St. Paul, MN. Taking the Next Step toward Sustainability. (Keynote)

2000

  • May--Sustainable Rural Planning, Bouctouche, New Brunswick, Canada. Taking the Next Step toward Sustainability. (Keynote)

  • Sept.--Association of Oregon Recyclers, Bend, OR. Owning Sustainability. (Keynote)

2002
  • May--Forest Stewards Guild, Wilsonville, OR. From the Forest to the Sea: The Ecology of Wood in Streams, Rivers, Estuaries, and Oceans.

  • June--National Commission on Science for Sustainable Forestry, Portland, OR. Biodiversity and the "Green" Certification of Forest Products.

2003

  • May--Oregon Sustainability Forum, Portland, OR. The Human Dimensions of Conflict.

  • May--Oregon Sustainability Forum, Portland, OR. How People's Thinking Affects Sustainable Development.

  • June--Securing the Rights and Future of the World's Children, Toronto, Canada. The Passive Violence with which We Afflict Children.

  • Nov.--Communities in Transition: Coping with Growth in Coastal Sussex County, Delaware. Assisting Communities as They Cope with Change. (Keynote)

2005

  • June--Rural Development Conference, Welches, OR. The Importance of a Shared Vision in Sustainable Community Development.

  • July--Healing the Mattole Water-catchment, Whitethorn, CA. The Hydrological Continuum:  A Partnership between a Community's Water-catchment and Its Citizens.

  • Oct.--Bob Straub Environmental Lectures, Salem, OR. Our Forest Legacy:  Today's Decisions, Tomorrow's Consequences.

  • Nov.--Sustainable Forestry Conference, Grass Valley, CA. Our Forest Legacy:  Today's Decisions, Tomorrow's Consequences.

2006

  • April--Forestry Conference, Santiago, Chile. The Seen and Unseen World of the Forest.

  • April--Forestry Conference, Santiago, Chile. What We have Learned from European Forestry.

  • April--Forestry Conference, Santiago, Chile. From the Forest to the Sea:  The Ecology of Wood in Streams, Rivers, Estuaries, and Oceans.

  • June--Pembina Annual Meeting, Kananaskis Field Station, Canmore, Canada. Remembering Why We Are Here.

2007

  • May--Planning for Sustainability:  From Vision to Action at the Community Level, Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada. Sustainable Communities:  What Are They? How Do We Get There From Here? (Keynote)

  • May--Planning for Sustainability:  From Vision to Action at the Community Level, Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada.How to Develop a Shared Vision and Why It's Important.

2008

  • Feb.--Oregon Mycological Society, Portland, OR. Trees, Truffles, and Beasts:  How Forests Function.

2009

  • April--Missouri State University, Springfield, MO. Act Locally and Affect the Whole World.

  • April--Rotary Club, Springfield, MO. Social-Environmental Planning.

  • Dec.--Instituto de Ecología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (Institute of Ecology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City). Resolución de confictos socio-ambientales.

2010

  • Sept.--Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture, Tacoma, WA. The Design Interface Between Everyforest and Everycity.

  • Oct.--The Philosophy of Silviculture/Science Symposium, Yale Univ., New Haven, CT. Seeing the Universe In a Forest.

2011

  • Feb.--Umpqua Watersheds 15th Annual Banquet, Winston, OR. Our Forest, Our Legacy (Keynote)

  • May.--Third Urban Forest Symposium, Seattle, WA. Connecting Trees to the Community (Keynote)



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