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Biotechnology and Genomics, Biological and Fundamental Sciences

Les Pearson, Westvaco, Summerville, SC

Global Competition and Wood as Raw Material

James Bowyer, University of Minnesota

11:30

General Discussion

12:00–1:00 PM

Break

1:00 PM

Panel: Research Responses to Forestry Needs

Moderator: Thomas J.Mills, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR

Development and Application of Interdisciplinary Research

Bernard Bormann, USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, OR

Forest Management for Ecological Benefits and Species Protection

Danna Smith, Dogwood Alliance, Brevard, NC

Community Based Conservation, Management and Economic Development

Jonathan Kusel, Forest Community Research, Taylorsville, CA

Forestry Graduate Curricula Directions

Alan Ek, University of Minnesota

Urban Forestry

Gerald Gray, American Forests, Washington, DC

2:00

General Discussion

2:45

Breakout Session I

Attendees divided into working groups. A leader and recorder appointed for each group. Groups were asked to identify critical forestry issues and priorities for forestry research.

4:30

Reports from Breakout Session Leaders

5:00

Adjourn

Friday, July 16, 1999

8:00 AM

Review of the Previous Day's Activities

Frederick Cubbage

8:15

Breakout Session II: Examining Hypotheses



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