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    Author(s): B.T. Bormann; P.G. Cunningham; M.H. Brookes; V.W. Manning; M.W. Collopy
    Date: 1994
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-341. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 22 p
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    A systematic approach to adaptive management is proposed to simultaneously manage at the regional, provincial, and watershed scales and to reorganize the activity of agencies to better support the concepts of adaptive management. Reorganizing management activities into these four groupings is recommended: adjustment (expanded decisionmaking); linked, not single actions; feedback, including monitoring; and information synthesis. A major new focus for the collaborative decision process is to identify and set priorities among possible future adjustments. Linked actions that integrate management and research would then be designed to produce the information needed to decide whether to make proposed adjustments. Feedback and information synthesis will follow to facilitate and inform future decisions. The strategy requires making better decisions; improving public participation; and developing science-based management.

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    Bormann, B.T.; Cunningham, P.G.; Brookes, M.H.; Manning, V.W.; Collopy, M.W. 1994. Adaptive ecosystem management in the Pacific Northwest. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-341. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 22 p

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    Adaptive management, feedback, adjustment, future decisions, linked actions, management experiments, information synthesis, decision support, science-based management, public participation, the lacing model

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