Comparisons Between Oregon Forest Practices and Other State Forest Practices

OSPC’s graphical depictions of the differences between forest practices regulations in Oregon, Washington, and California
(prior to Oregon’s new rule)

Washington Forest Law Center’s Comparison of Oregon and Washington Forest Practices Rules, by D. Eric Harlow
(prior to the new Oregon rule)

The following three published journal articles include illustrative comparisons between the states (prior to Oregon’s new rule) as well as comparisons with the federal Northwest Forest Plan:

Cashore, Benjamin and Graeme Auld. 2003.
British Columbia’s Environmental Forestry Policy Record in Perspective.
Journal of Forestry. December: 42-47.

Olson, D.H., P.D. Anderson, C.A. Frissell, H.H. Welsh, Jr., and D.F. Bradford. 2007.
Biodiversity management approaches for stream-riparian areas: Perspectives for Pacific Northwest headwater forests, microclimates and amphibians.
Forest Ecology and Management, 246: 81-107.

H.H. Welsh, Jr. 2011.
Frogs, Fish and Forestry: An Integrated Watershed Network Paradigm Conserves Biodiversity and Ecological Services
Diversity, 3, 503-530.

Below are graphical depictions of the differences between forest protection rules on private lands in Oregon, Washington, and California.

Prior to Oregon’s New Rule After Oregon’s New Rule
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