IRST Meetings

IRST meeting agendas and materials will be posted in advance of each meeting, and links to recordings will be posted after each meeting.

Upcoming Meetings in 2024
  • Wednesday, Aug 21, 1:00-4:00 pm 
  • Wednesday, Sept 4, 1:00-4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, Oct 16, 9:00am-noon
  • Friday, Nov 8, 9:00am-noon
  • Wednesday, Dec 18, 1:00-4:00 pm
 
Upcoming Meetings in 2025
  • Wednesday, Jan 15, 9:00am-noon 
  • Wednesday, Feb 19, 9:00am-noon
  • Friday, Mar 14, 9:00am-noon
 
Meeting Agendas, Materials, and Notes

Meeting Materials

  • Document 1 - Agenda
  • Document 2 - Letter to the Oregon Government Ethics Commission
  • Document 3 - Response from the AMPC on the roads clarifying question (this is Document 2 from the June 2024 meeting)
  • Document 4 - Literature review approaches overview
  • Document 5 - RFPs and other models overview
  • Document 6 - AMPC's Eastern Oregon steep slopes research questions package (sent to IRST on July 11, 2024)
    • Document 6a - Forest Practices Administrative Rules and the Oregon Forest Practices Act 2024

Meeting Notes

Meeting Materials

  • Document 1 - Agenda
  • Document 2 - AMPC responses to IRST clarifying questions and comments on road package
  • Document 3 - Forest Roads Inventory and Assessment (FRIA) Overview (PDF of presentation from IRST March 2024 meeting)
  • Document 4 - Notes from IRST May 7th meeting refining roads research questions
  • Document 5 - Presentation: Literature search strategy introduction (PDF) from 3 May 2024 IRST meeting
  • Document 6 - Revised "Research and Monitoring in Adaptive Management" presentation (PDF)

Meeting Notes

Meeting Materials

  • Document 1 - Agenda
  • Document 2 - DRAFT IRST application form v2 (starting on page 5)
  • Document 3 - Best Available Science presentation (draft) from 23 April 2023 meeting
  • Document 4 - AMPC responses to first half of IRST clarifying questions
  • Document 5 - Presentation: Draft literature review questions for consideration
  • Document 6 - Presentation: Literature search strategy introduction (PDF)

 

Meeting Notes

Meeting Materials

  • Document 1 - Agenda
  • Document 2 - Draft IRST nomination process and application form template
  • Document 3 - Standards for BAS: Amendment Information - research and monitoring, and researchable questions (these documents are from the Feb 2024 IRST meeting)
  • Document 4  -  AMPC’s Roads Research Questions Package (final) -- this document is from the Feb 2024 IRST meeting

Meeting Notes

Meeting Materials

Supplemental Reading (not required)

Dubé, K., A. Shelly, J. Black, and K. Kuzis. 2010. Washington road sub-basin scale effectiveness monitoring first sampling event (2006-2008) report. Cooperative Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Report CMER 08-801. Washington Department of Natural Resources. Olympia, Washington. https://www.dnr.wa.gov/publications/fp_cmer_08_801.pdf

Martin, D. 2009. Forest road runoff disconnection survey for private timberlands in Washington. Olympia, WA: Washington Forest Protection Association. https://www.forestsandfish.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2018/12/Road_Mgmt_Survey.pdf

 

Meeting Materials

Video Recording

Documents Approved

  • IRST. 2024. Charter. Independent Research and Science Team. Adaptive Management Program, Oregon Board of Forestry. Approved 19 January 2024.

  • IRST. 2024. Standards for Best Available Science: A Guidance Document. Independent Research and Science Team. Adaptive Management Program, Oregon Board of Forestry. Approved 19 January 2024.

Agenda - this is an online meeting only 

Meeting Materials

Additional Materials

Video Recordings

  • Part 1: Morning presentations, IRST Charter
  • Part 2: IRST Charter, best available science, research topics

Agenda

Meeting Materials

Video Recordings 

  • Part 1: IRST member presentations, highlights of IRST member intake questionnaire responses, Department of Justice presentation; IRST Charter discussion
  • Part 2: IRST Charter discussion (continued), closing remarks,