EWP Publications

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EWP Working Papers

These papers provide in depth analysis and original research on issues of both environmental and economic importance with a focus on rural communities.

EWP Briefing Papers

This set of papers provides shorter, more concise versions of many of the same topics covered in the working papers. Research is boiled down to its key findings and critical conclusions.

EWP Quick Guides

Quick guides are tools to help practitioners, agencies, businesses, and others create economic benefit from land management. They provide straightforward instructions for assessing workforce capacity, monitoring economic impacts, and more.


EWP Infographics

These graphics illustrate institutional trends, economic impacts and distributions, land management methods, and data analysis outcomes from projects through maps, charts, timelines, diagrams, and other visual approaches.

EWP Fact Sheets

Our fact sheets explore project themes and concepts by describing innovative examples, case studies, and outcomes from a variety of natural resource based economic development, collaboration, and community resilience projects, among others.

Journal Articles and Other Publications by EWP Staff

Originally published in a variety of locations, these documents highlight other projects and publications EWP staff members have worked on, including peer-reviewed journal articles. They address issues including job quality, forest restoration and management, forest fires, and many more.


Recent Publications

Indigenous fire stewardship for fire management and ecological restoration in the Pacific Northwest Coughlan, Michael R.; Serio, Naomi; Loeb, Harper; Lewis, David G. (David Gene), 1965-; Thompson,…
Wildfire smoke and athletic events : understanding public concerns, experiences, and preparedness Coughlan, Michael R.; Serio, Naomi; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Clark, Benjamin Y., 1977-; Smith, Hollie M…
Oregon Department of Forestry's Landscape Resiliency Program : assessing implementation and outcomes for the 2021-2023 biennium Serio, Naomi; Coughlan, Michael R.; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Santo, Anna;…
Monitoring investments in Oregon's Federal Forest Restoration Program, 2021-2023 biennium Coughlan, Michael R.; Serio, Naomi; Downey, Jess; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Santo, Anna; White, Eric M.; Davis,…
Communication Audit: Oakridge Air Smith, Hollie; Shafer, Autumn Oakridge Air serves the communities of Oakridge and Westfir and promotes healthy air quality through individual and community resources…
OAKRIDGE CEDAR CREEK FIRE 2022 INTERNAL AFTER ACTION REPORT Smith, Hollie; Huber-Stearns, Heidi; Serio, Naomi An After Action Review workshop was facilitated on Monday, December 5, 2022 for City of…