Coast Redwood Science Symposium - 2016
University of California
Coast Redwood Science Symposium - 2016

Past Successes and Future Directions


The General Technical Report PSW 258 "Proceedings of the Coast Redwood Science Symposium—2016" is now available for viewing and/or printing. Download a PDF of the report by clicking here.

Thanks for attending

On September 13–15, 2016 at the Sequoia Conference Center in Eureka, CA , over 70 talks and more than 25 posters were presented.

Take a look at the agenda for more details about what happened at the symposium. 

About the Symposium

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There is no more iconic tree or more closely watched forest ecosystem than coast redwood. With its limited range and high value, the coast redwood forest is a microcosm of many of the emerging science and management issues facing today’s forested landscapes. As new information is collected and new management approaches and treatments tried, it is critical that policies and strategies guiding use and management within the redwood region be reviewed and updated based on objective scientific information. With changes in California’s demographic makeup, land ownership, and the regional economy, great interest has developed in areas such as forest sustainability and restoration, watershed assessment, fish and wildlife habitat conditions, and new silvicultural strategies. This symposium is part of a continuing effort to promote the development and communication of scientific findings to inform management and policy decisions. The symposium will include plenary speakers, concurrent sessions, a poster session, reception, and field trip opportunities to view and explore the North Coast.

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