Locations

Moscow

Policy Analysis Group
phone: (208) 885-5776
fax: (208) 885-6226
email: pag@uidaho.edu

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1134
Moscow, ID 83844-1134

Other Publications

PAG staff publishes other reports, articles, papers, and manuscripts that do not fit in the categories of Fact Sheets, Issue Briefs or Report Series. Many of these are prepared in response to invitations to present information derived from PAG Report Series publications. Some are refereed journal articles based on PAG publications.
Idaho’s Forest Products Industry, Current Conditions and 2014 Forecast
Station Bulletin 101 by Todd A. Morgan, Jay O’Laughlin, Steven W. Hayes, Charles E. Keegan III, and R. Garth Taylor. Contribution No. 1078 of the Idaho Forest, Wildlife and Range Experiment Station, University of Idaho, Moscow (January 2014).
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Timber Production Deserves Equal Treatment on Public Lands
Guest Opinion, Oregonian, Portland, OR, by Robert Malmsheimer, Sharon Friedman, Jay O’Laughlin, and Paul Adams (October 5, 2013).
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Towards a Cohesive Federal Policy on Using Forest Biomass for Energy Production
Presentation abstract by Jay O’Laughlin. Proceedings of the 2012 Society of American Foresters National Convention. Journal of Forestry 110(8): 502 (December 2012).
Forest Biomass and the Federal Energy Policy Disconnect
Article by Jay O’Laughlin for the Western Forester, a publication of the Society of American Foresters (June-August 2013).
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Keeping the Commitment to Rural Communities
Prepared statement, oral testimony, and questions for the record by Jay O’Laughlin for U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources Oversight Hearing (March 2013).
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Forest Roads and Clean Water Act Update
Article by Jay O’Laughlin for the Western Forester, a publication of the Society of American Foresters (January/February 2013).
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Idaho’s Forest Products Industry, Current Conditions and 2013 Forecast
Station Bulletin 100 by Todd A. Morgan, Charles E. Keegan III, Steven W. Hayes, Jay O’Laughlin, R. Garth Taylor, Philip Watson, Thomas M. Gorman, and Steven R. Shook. Contribution No. 1074 of the Idaho Forest, Wildlife and Range Experiment Station, University of Idaho, Moscow (January 2013).
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Biomass Economics 101: Opportunities and Challenges
Article by Jay O’Laughlin for Pallet Enterprise magazine (August 2012).
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Identifying Barriers and Potential Solutions to Facilitate Woody Biomass to Energy Projects in Idaho
Roundtable report by Jay O’Laughlin, David Solan, and Lisa Wennstrom for the Energy Policy Institute, Center for Advanced Energy Studies, Boise, Idaho (April 2012).
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Healthy Forests Lead to Clean Air
Interview with Jay O’Laughlin for the North Idaho Business Journal (April 2012).
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Idaho’s Forest Products Industry, Current Conditions and 2012 Forecast
Report by Todd A. Morgan, Charles E. Keegan III, Steven W. Hayes, Colin B. Sorenson, Jay O’Laughlin, R. Garth Taylor, Philip Watson, Thomas M. Gorman, and Steven R. Shook. Contribution No. 1066 of the Idaho Forest, Wildlife, and Range Experiment Station, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, Moscow (January 2012).
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Idaho’s Resources: Bioenergy
Section 2.3.5 by Jay O’Laughlin (uncredited), pages 44-46, in, 2012 Idaho Energy Plan, Idaho Legislative Council’s Interim Committee on Energy, Environment and Technology with the assistance of the Idaho Strategic Energy Alliance, Boise, Idaho (January 2012).
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Using Forest Biomass for Energy Production
Policy Resolution 11-2 drafted by Jay O’Laughlin (uncredited) for the Western Governors’ Association, Denver, Colorado (December 2011).
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Policy Analysis of Fuel Treatment Effectiveness on Forests and Rangelands
Presentation abstract by Jay O’Laughlin, Proceedings of the 2011 Society of American Foresters National Convention. Journal of Forestry 109(8): 515 (December 2011).
Restoring and Maintaining Resilient Landscapes via Active Management at Large Scales
Helps Create Fire-adapted Communities and Improve Responses to Wildfire

Regional Position Statement by Jay O’Laughlin and Rick Tholen for the Inland Empire and Intermountain Societies of American Foresters (August 2011).
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Payments for Forest Carbon Sequestration
Paper by Jay O’Laughlin, Ron Mahoney, Chris Schnepf, and Bill Stewart for Climate, Forests and Woodlands eXtension Community of Practice (CoP) website (March 2011).
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Forest Biomass Supply Analysis for Western States by County
Report by Philip S. Cook and Jay O’Laughlin for the Western Governors’ Association, Denver, Colorado (January 2011).
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Forest Biomass Markets: Economics and Policy Primer
Article by Jay O'Laughlin for Western Forester 56 (Jan/Feb 2011).
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Ecological Risk Assessment to Support Fuel Treatment Project Decisions
Paper by Jay O’Laughlin, pages 249-270 in Advances in Threat Assessment and Their Application to Forest and Rangeland Management, Volume 2. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Report PNW-802 (December 2010).
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The Forest−Bioenergy−Carbon Connection
Paper by Jay O’Laughlin, pages 129-133 in Integrated Management of Carbon Sequestration and Biomass Utilization Opportunities in a Changing Climate. USDA Forest Service Proceedings RMRS-P-61, 2009 National Silviculture Workshop, Boise, Idaho (August 2010).
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Economics and Policy Make or Break Forest Biomass Markets
Article by Jay O'Laughlin for Northwest Woodlands (Summer 2010):18-19.
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Terrestrial Carbon Sequestration on Forest Lands
Chapter 3. Forestry, by Jay O’Laughlin, pages 20-25 in, Carbon Issues Task Force Report, Idaho Strategic Energy Alliance, Boise, Idaho (June 2010).
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Are forests in the Northern Rocky Mountains a net source of carbon emissions or a sink for atmospheric carbon?
Appendix B. Forestry, by Jay O’Laughlin, pages 59-73 in, Carbon Issues Task Force Report, Idaho Strategic Energy Alliance, Boise, Idaho (June 2010).
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Climate Change, Bioenergy, and Sustaining the Forests of Idaho and Montana Conference Report
Jay O’Laughlin, compiler, with Darrel Kenops, Dave New, and Charles Slaughter (2010). March 3-4, 2010, Boise, Idaho.
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Book review - Biochar for Environmental Management: Science and Technology
J. Lehmann and S. Joseph, eds, Earthscan Ltd. (2009). Review by Jay O’Laughlin and Kristin McElligott for Forest Policy and Economics 11:535-536 (November 2009).
Burning Wood for Energy: Back to the Future Solution for Modern Problems
Article by Jay O’Laughlin and Lucy Dukes in Coeur d’Alene Press, October 16, 2009.
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Toward Sustainable Harvesting of Africa’s Largest Medicinal Plant Export (Prunus africana): A Case Study in Tanzania.
Refereed article by Jacqueline Maximillian and Jay O’Laughlin in Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science 71(4): 303-309 (September 2009).
Wood Bioenergy: Homegrown Baseload Energy for Idaho
Report of the Forestry Biomass Task Force Idaho Strategic Energy Alliance (June 2009).
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Active Forest Conservation Beats Passive Preservation: Addressing Accumulated Forest Fuels Can Yield a Triple Win
Article by Jay O’Laughlin for California Forests 13(1):10-11 (January 2009).
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Wildland Fire Management
Society of American Foresters Position Statement written by Jay O'Laughlin, team leader, Bethesda, Maryland (June 2008).
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Book review - Sustainable Forestry: From Monitoring and Modelling to Knowledge Management & Policy Science
K.M. Reynolds, A.J. Thompson, M. Köhl, M.A. Shannon, D. Ray and K. Rennolls, eds., published by CAB International (2007). Review by Jay O’Laughlin for Forest Policy and Economics 10:426-427 (June 2008).
Risk Analysis and Natural Resources Management: Uncharacteristic Wildfire, Air and Water Quality, and Federal Land Management Policy
Abstracts of Jay O’Laughlin's risk analysis publications prepared for the Joint Fire Sciences Program Risk Roundtable, San Diego, California (December 2007); updated for presentation to the Joint Fire Sciences Program Board, Seattle, Washington, 17 pages (May 2008).
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Policy Case Analysis of Community Involvement in Biodiversity Conservation Decisions in the Phillipines
Article by Almudi Lukman and Jay O’Laughlin, Research Journal 27(1):54-63 (Western Mindanao State University, 2008).
Ecosystem Services: Everything Under the Sun?
Article by Jay O‘Laughlin, Western Forester 53(2):5 (March/April 2007), a publication of the Society of American Foresters.
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Carbon and Forest Management: Markets, Wildfires, and Air Quality
Article by Jay O'Laughlin and Darek Nalle, Western Forester 53(2):16-17 (March/April 2007), a publication of the Society of American Foresters.
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Are Our Forests Sustainable? Multiple Perspectives on the National Report on Sustainable Forests - 2003
Article by Michael Buck, Jay O‘Laughlin, and Alicia Robbins. 2006. National Forestry 1(1):9-10.
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Barriers to Wildland Fire Use: A Preliminary Problem Analysis
Refereed article by Dustin Doane, Jay O‘Laughlin, Penelope Morgan, and Carol Miller. 2006. International Journal of Wilderness 12(1):36-38.
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Forest Health, Risk Assessment, and the National Fire Plan
Peer-reviewed article by Jay O’Laughlin, in, America‘s Forests: Perspectives on the National Report on Sustainable Forests-2003, pages 41-52, published by the Society of American Foresters for the Roundtable on Sustainable Forests, December 2006.
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Book review - George W. Bush’s Healthy Forests: Reframing the Environmental Debate
by J. Vaughn and H.J. Cortner, University Press of Colorado (2005). Review by Jay O’Laughlin and Philip S. Cook for Journal of Forestry 104(8):438 (2006).
Barriers to Wildland Fire Use in USDA Forest Service Wilderness Areas as Perceived by Wilderness Fire Managers
Contribution No. 1006, College of Natural Resources Experiment Station, University of Idaho. Prepared by Dustin Doane, Jay O’Laughlin, Penelope Morgan, and Carol Miller (July 2005).
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Conceptual Model for Comparative Ecological Risk Assessment of Wildfire Effects on Fish, With and Without Hazardous Fuel Treatment
Refereed article by Jay O’Laughlin, Forest Ecology and Management 211: 59-72 (May 2005).
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Policies for Risk Assessment in Federal Land and Resource Management Decisions
Refereed article by Jay O’Laughlin, Forest Ecology and Management 211: 15-27 (May 2005)
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Policy Issues Relevant to Risk Assessments, Balancing Risks, and the National Fire Plan: Needs and Opportunities
Refereed article by Jay O’Laughlin, Forest Ecology and Management 211: 3-14 (May 2005).
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The Fire/Fish Risk Management Problem
Article by Jay O’Laughlin, Western Forester 51(2):12-13 (March/April 2005), a publication of the Society of American Foresters.
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Policy Analysis Framework for Sustainable Forestry: National Forest Case Study
Refereed article by Jay O‘Laughlin (2004). Journal of Forestry (March) 102(2):34-41.
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Inventory-Based Forest Health Indicators: Implications for National Forest Management
Refereed article by Jay O‘Laughlin and Philip S. Cook (2003). Journal of Forestry (March) 101(2):11-17.
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Resource Management by Epistle: The Use of Facts and Values in Policy-Related Communications
Refereed article by Jay O‘Laughlin and Philip S. Cook (2002). Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education 31:25-30.
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Community-Based Land Management and Charter Forests
Testimony by Jay O‘Laughlin at Oversight Hearing, Committee on Resources, Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health (April 25, 2002).
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Roadless Area Policy, Politics and Wilderness Potential: Toward Understanding President Clintons Directive to the U.S. Forest Service
Refereed article by Jay O‘Laughlin and John C. Freemuth (2000). International Journal of Wilderness 6(1):9-12.
Trust Concepts Applied to the Federal Public Lands: A New Approach for Sustaining Human Communities and Biological Diversity
Paper presented by Jay O‘Laughlin to the Federal Lands Task Force Working Group assembled by the Idaho State Board of Land Commissioners, Boise, Idaho (January 5, 2000).
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Forest Resource Policy
Textbook by Frederick W. Cubbage, Jay O‘Laughlin, and Charles S. Bullock III (1993), John Wiley & Sons, New York