Spokane 2012 Annual SRM Meeting
Program - Symposia - Ecological Site Descriptions Workshops
Workshop:
Ecological Site Description (ESD) and State-and-Transition Model (STM) Development
 
When:
Saturday, January 28, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. DTH
 
Organizers:
Jamin Johanson, Sarah Quistberg, Jacob Owens, USDA-NRCS
 

Provide examples of both successful STM development using a variety of data sources, and practical management applications of ESDs and STMs. Offer training and tools necessary for accurate and accelerated ESD development.

Facilitate communication among professionals involved in ESD and STM development, and increase the accuracy and efficiency of ESDs by sharing ideas and building relationships.

 

 

Workshop:
Using Ecological Site Descriptions (ESD) as a Decision Making Tool
 
When:
Monday, Wednesday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., and Tuesday, Thursday, 8:00-12:00 a.m. RLH
 
Organizers:
Shaver and Homer Sanchez, USDA-Natural Resources
 

Beginning ESD workshop targeting professionals with three to ten years experience, whose job responsibilities include identifying and using ESD to make management alternatives and/or decisions.

The 4-session workshop will include basic concepts of ecological sites and identifying sites; what are ESDs and how they are developed; and using ESD as a decision-making tool, as a standard to evaluate status/success, and as a risk assessment tool.