Volume 28, No. 06 - June 24, 2016

Dr. Steve Prisley joins NCASI as forest biometrician and economist

NCASI is pleased to welcome Dr. Stephen P. Prisley as forest biometrician and economist. Dr. Prisley has worked in the area of natural resource inventory, monitoring, and assessment for over 30 years as a forest inventory and geospatial specialist. His background includes positions with federal government, industry, and academia.  

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Publications report on effects of bedrock geology on stream base flow

NCASI and its member companies have been involved in multiple collaborative studies investigating responses of water flow and water quality in headwater catchments to forest management practices. Recently, two papers addressing these topics were published in Water Resources Research.

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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service initiates status review for moose in the Lake States

Recently, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service announced a 90-day finding on a petition requesting that the agency list the U.S. population of northwestern moose (Alces alces andersoni) as an endangered or threatened distinct population segment (DPS).

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Study of stream crossing best management practices initiated

Because of the importance of stream crossings to forest operations and the potential for sediment delivery, research investigating incremental enhancements to stream crossing BMPs is of interest to the forestry community. With support from NCASI, scientists at Virginia Tech recently initiated a 3-1/2-year study of potential sediment control and costs of enhanced BMPs at operational forest stream crossings.

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Restructuring at NCASI

To better align NCASI with the needs of its members and fiscal realities, NCASI has undertaken a modest restructuring. Overall, this restructuring will result in a stronger, more agile organization that is well-suited to meeting the present and future needs of NCASI’s Membership.

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