Ashland Forest Resiliency partners are working closely with Reed College students and professors on research projects in the Ashland Watershed.
Mechanical thinning and controlled burns are an important tool in the Ashland Forest Resiliency Project. Monitoring the health and growth of large, old legacy trees is an important part of evaluating the efficacy of this type of management. Reed students are helping with this monitoring effort by collect and analyzing data on Legacy tree survival and growth. Read more at the Ashland Resiliency Project.