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May 10, 2007

Forest Resources plans research review May 17

Mapping invasive burrowing shrimp in Willapa Bay, understanding biodiversity pathways in working forests and the pressures to convert forests to other uses in Western Washington are among the topics Thursday, May 17, during reports from a half-dozen of the UW College of Forest Resources’ research centers and initiatives.

The event, which is free, will be in the Forest Club room of Anderson Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The complete schedule is at http://www.onrc.washington.edu/educationoutreach/researchupdate2007.pdf and people are welcome to come and go to sessions as their schedules permit.

Nine projects will be described from the Olympic Natural Resources Center near Forks, the Rural Technology Initiative, the Center for International Trade in Forest Products, the Rural Technology Initiative, the Center for International Trade in Forest Products and the Center for Sustainable Forestry at Pack Forest near Eatonville.