Public Archive

Program & Projects

The following list includes major programs and project themes from the formative period through the retirement of the organization.


Steward & Sustainability

Director: Eric T Jones

Power, Politics, & Justice

Director: Rebecca McLain

Participatory Learning

Director: Kathryn Lynch

Project Themes

For published materials from projects search for the authors (see People) on and university library search engines.

Land-based Environmental
& Agroforestry Education
(post research era)


Small Woodland Income
Diversification Opportunities


Nontimber Forest Product National Assessments, Ethnography, Education,
& Technical Assistance


Cultural Mapping /
Mapping Qualitative Data


Participatory Inventory & Monitoring


Decision Support System Tool Analyses


Wetlands Ethnobotany


Forest Sustainability and Community Based Forest Resiliency, Restoration, & Management


Informal Economy & Natural
Resource Management


Forest Plan Socio-Economic
Case Studies


Local & Traditional
Ecological Knowledge


Social Indicator Development for Sustainable Natural Resource & Environmental Management

1997; 2001; 2006

Culture & Ecology Domestic & International Peer Review


Selected Project Examples

Mapping Socio-Ecological Meanings of Olympic Peninsula Landscapes

Small Woodland Income Opportunities through Economic & Ecological Diversification

Nontimber Forest Product Information Exchange

Ecological Literacy: Across Geographies, Generations and Economies Concept Development 

Northwest Ethnobotanical Conservation Program

Urban Foraging

Decision Support System Tool Analysis

Jepara Forest Conservancy

Congo Basin Aka Education

West Eugene Wetlands Ethnobotany Resource Area

Nontimber Forest Product Dev. & Tech Assistance in the Middlefork Willamette Watershed 

Iroquois Social Enterprise Development

Oregon Woodland Cooperative Biodiversity Economics Analysis

Anti-Dengue Communications Study: Personal Protection Methods in Dengue Thailand

Economic Dev. Opportunities and Challenges for NTFPs In Colorado’s Pinyon-Juniper

International Nontimber Forest Product Policy Manual

Controlling the Forest Understory:  Wild Mushroom Politics in Central Oregon

Participatory Biodiversity Inventory and Monitoring Handbook and Training Curriculum

Informal – Formal Economy Interface: A Literature Review

Northwest Forest Plan Socio-Economic Monitoring Case Studies 

Nontimber Forest Products Curriculum Development

Ecofeminism: Exploring the Linkages Between Environmental and Social Justice

Making it on the Margins: Morel Markets, Policy and Livelihood in Western Montana

U.S. Nontimber Forest Product Management and Biodiversity Conservation

Bringing Wildcrafters to the Int. Policy Table: Reflections on the 12th World Forest Congress

Access, Labor, and Wild Floral Greens Management in Western Washington's Forests

Conservation, Commerce, and Conflict: Natural Resource Problem-solving in the PNW

Mushroom Monitoring Project

Understanding Interactions Among Winter Recreationists at Marble Mountain Sno-Park

Mali Community Forestry Exchange

Survey of Forest Service Nontimber Forest Product Regulations

Non Timber Forest Products in the United States

Teaching Case Study on Interdisciplinary and Sustainable Forestry Research