Trust Management: A Viable Option for Public Forest Lands?
Location: Embassy Suites, Tigard, OR
— Ann Forest Burns, American Forest Resource Council, Portland, OR
|8:40||Keynote: Federal Timber Lands Management is Failing Us: Is Trust Management the Answer?
US Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR)
|9:00||What is a Trust? A Review of the Legal Principals and Current Case Law
— Elaine Spencer, Graham & Dunn PC, Seattle, WA
|9:45||What is the Role of Other Statutes, Such as Environmental Policy Act, and Endangered Species Act?
Ann Forest Burns, American Forest Resource Council, Portland, OR
|10:30||Current Public Forest Land Trusts
Jay O’Laughlin, Policy Analysis Group, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Washington State Department of Natural Resources — Peter Goldmark, Commissioner of Public Lands, Olympia, WA (Invited)
Idaho Department of Lands — David Groeschl, State Forester, Idaho Department of Lands, Coeur d’Alene, ID (Invited)
Montana Division of Trust Lands — Shawn Thomas, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Helena, MT (Invited)
|11:30||Moderated audience discussion|
|1:00||Alternatives to Current Approaches
Two Trust Proposa
l — Andy Stahl, Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics, Eugene, OR
Western Governors’ Association Task Force on Trust Lands
— Ann Walker, Western Governors’ Association, Denver, CO (invited)
|1:45||Moderated audience discussion|
Trust Management in Practice
|3:30||Moderated audience discussion|