Forest and Road Inventory and Mapping

Indian Creek Watershed Road Inventory, Columbia River Estuary Taskforce – 2015

Completed a road inventory and management strategy for the City of Llwaco municipal watershed in Southwest Washington State.

Baseline Documentation Report – McKenzie River Trust – 2014

Completed a property assessment as part of documentation required for creation of a conservation easement for a property in Lane County, Oregon. Field work was completed to assess the condition of vegetation, roads, and other structures.

Field Spring State Park Inventory, Washington State Parks - 2013

Designed and installed a forest inventory on 830 acres of Washington State Parks land in SE Washington. Services included vegetation delineation and typing, road mapping, inventory design, plot installation and compilation.

Willamette Confluence Vegetation Inventory and Mapping, The Nature Conservancy – 2011

Designed and completed a vegetation inventory on a 1,200-acre parcel purchased in Lane County, Oregon. Services included vegetation and noxious weed mapping and typing, installation of permanent vegetation inventory plots, compilation of data using the Forest Projection System (FPS), GIS layers, and reporting.

I-90 Properties Forest and Road Inventory and Mapping, Cascade Land Conservancy – 2010 – 2013

Designed and installed a permanent plot forest inventory on 1,500 acres of forestland in Central Washington. Services included vegetation delineation and typing, road and stream mapping and assessment, inventory design, installation and compilation.

Margerum Vegetation and Road Inventory, Columbia Land Trust – 2010

Designed and installed a permanent plot forest inventory on designed on a 300-acre Klickitat County, Washington parcel in the Columbia Gorge of Washington. Services included vegetation delineation and typing, road and stream mapping and assessment, inventory design, installation and compilation.

Highland Vegetation and Road Inventory, Columbia Land Trust – 2010

Designed and installed a permanent plot forest inventory on 80-acre property in the Columbia Gorge of Washington. Services included vegetation delineation and typing, road and stream mapping and assessment, inventory design, installation and compilation.

Forest Census Training, Consórcio Forestal Amazonico (CFA) – 2010

Trained census crew in use of ArcPad mobile mapping software and GPS for use with annual pre-harvest inventory on their 180,000 hectare forest concession in Peru.

Swamp Lake Forest and Road Inventory and Mapping, Trust for Public Land – 2009

Designed and installed a permanent plot forest inventory on a 70-acre private ownership in the Central Cascades of Washington.

Oak Basin Timber Cruise, The Nature Conservancy – 2009

Completed a timber cruise and stocking surveys on this 900-acre ownership in Linn County, Oregon.

South Warner Mountains Aspen Assessment and Mapping, Freemont-Winema National Forest – 2008

Designed a survey protocol and trained/supervised a 10-man crew to survey, map and assess 5,000 acres of aspen for NEPA planning and guidance of stewardship contract treatments.

Little White Salmon River Vegetation and Road Inventory and Mapping, US Fish and Wildlife Service – 2008

Designed and installed a permanent plot inventory on 500 acres of Douglas-fir, oak woodland and upland prairie in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington State. Services included mapping and typing existing vegetation. Data was compiled using the Forest Projection System.

Willapa National Wildlife Refuge Forest and Road Inventory and Mapping, The Nature Conservancy – 2005

Designed and installed a forest and road inventory for 7,000 acres of forestland on the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge, in Southwestern Washington. Road inventory was competed using a survey-grade Trimble® XR GPS, custom data dictionary developed with Terrasync™ software and post-processed with Pathfinder® Office software.

Green Mountain Forest Inventory and Mapping, Clark County and City of Vancouver Parks Department – 2005

Designed inventory and mapping of the Green Mountain forest area in Eastern Clark County, Washington.

Ellsworth Creek Preserve Forest and Road Inventory and Mapping, The Nature Conservancy – 2004

Designed and installed forest and road inventory for the 7,000 Ellsworth Creek Preserve in Southwest Washington. A custom vegetation typing system was developed and implemented to guide sustainable harvest and habitat restoration. The forest inventory was designed to be fully
integrated with a range of forest models to allow growth and yield, projection of dead wood resources, visualization of stand and landscape effects of thinning, and calculation of optimum harvest schedules.

Klickitat Vegetation Resource Inventory, Columbia Land Trust – 2003

Designed and implemented a forest and fuels inventory on 700 acres of oak woodlands and conifer forests on Columbia Land Trust property in Klickitat County, Washington. Inventory was designed for integration into various fuels analysis applications (Fuels Management Analyst) and
fire behavior and effects models including BEHAVE and FARSITE.

Buford Recreation Area Vegetation Inventory and Mapping, Lane County Parks – 2003

Designed and implemented a forest and fuels inventory for the oak woodlands and conifer forests within the Howard Buford Recreation Area (Mt. Pisgah) in Lane County, Oregon. The inventory included assessment of reference era and current vegetation, unique plant
communities and noxious weeds and management recommendations.

Stump Springs Fuels Assessment, Dixie National Forest, Escalante Utah – Sub-contractor to David Evans and Associates – 2001

Designed and completed stand exams, fuels assessments and noxious weed surveys within the 20,000 project area.

Young Stand Thinning Study, Vegetation Inventory, Willamette National Forest – 2001

Supervised re-measurement of permanent vegetation research plots on the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest.

Sun Pass State Forest Stand Level Inventory, Oregon Department of Forestry – 2001

Completed a stand level inventory of the 21,000 acre state-forest, in South-Central Oregon.

Clearwater Forest Inventory, Washington Department of Natural Resources – 2001

Supervised stand level inventory project of Clearwater Forest, on the Northern Olympic Peninsula.

EENW Timber Cruise, Forest Inventory and Road Inventory, Confidential Client – 2001

Completed mapping, grade cruising, regeneration stocking surveys, a stand level inventory and road survey of a 3,000-acre private ownership near Newport, Oregon.

Kosiosko Timber Sale EIS, Tongass National Forest, Alaska, Logging Engineering International Inc – 2000

Surveyed and classified creeks for presence of anadromous fish within harvest boundaries.

Timber Cruise, Rocking C Ranch LLC- 2000

Completed a timber cruise for a 7,000 acre private ownership in Douglas County, Oregon. Services included stand mapping, and typing and grade cruising.

Current Vegetation Survey (CVS), Oregon Department of Forestry – 2000

Installed permanent forest inventory plots on state lands in Western Oregon.

South Park PUD Vegetation Inventory, South Park Associates – 1999

Completed a natural resource inventory for a residential development in Eugene, Oregon.

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