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Science and Policy

The results of Andrews' research has sometimes been in conflict with contemporary forest and stream management policies and practices. By working with policymakers and managers to develop new, science-based policies and management plans, Andrews' scientists have helped to transform the roles that forest scientists play in society.

Luoma, J.R. 2006. The Hidden Forest: Biography of an Ecosystem. Oregon State University Press.
Spies, T.A., T.W. Giesen, F.J. Swanson, J.F. Franklin, D. Lach, and K.N. Johnson. 2010. Climate change adaptation strategies for federal forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA: ecological, policy, and socio-economic perspectives. Landscape Ecology 25: 1185-1199.
Steel, B., P. List, D. Lach and B. Shindler. 2004. The role of scientists in the environmental policy process: a case study from the American west. Environmental Science and Policy. 7: 1-13.
Thomas A. Spies
Fred Swanson
Denise Lach
Andrews scientist Fred Swanson explains the Blue River Management Plan to a tour group
Dan Sobota



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