Eubanks Steven

Eubanks Steven
Eubanks Steven, born 2 November, 1947. Graduated from Oregon State University College of Forestry with a Bachelor of Science degree in forest engineering (June, 1970). Graduate-level studies in Public Administration, Lewis and Clark College (1982). Started employment with United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service in September, 1970. Retired from Forest Service in January, 2008. Early Forest Service career included work in geotechnical engineering, planning of road systems, planning of forest management projects with advanced harvest systems such as helicopter, balloon, skyline and multi-span skyline. District Ranger in charge of the Bear Springs Ranger District, Mt. Hood National Forest (1979-1984). District Ranger in charge of Blue River Ranger District, Willamette National Forest (1984-1988). Leader of the National Recreation Strategy at the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service National Headquarters in Washington, DC (1989-1991). Forest Supervisor in charge of Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota (1991-1998). Forest Supervisor in charge of Tahoe National Forest in California (1998-2008). Extensive experience in all aspects of national forest management including fire management, forest management, wildlife and fisheries management, hydrology/watershed management, forest planning, recreation management, mining/geology, environmental education, range/grazing management, road construction/maintenance/management, historic/cultural resources, and public information. Led establishment of Sagehen Experimental Forest in California. Leader of a United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service International Programs Branch team working in Central Siberia, Russia beginning in 1995. This work continues currently and has involved annual trips to Russia for mutual sharing of technical information with Russian colleagues on many topics related to sustainable forestry, including fire management, forest policy development, hydrology, global climate change, reforestation, silviculture, illegal logging, biomass energy, GIS, and road management. Also has participated in forestry assignments with the World Bank in Kazakhstan and with Pacific Environment NGO in Altay Krai, Altay Republic and Primorsky Krai of Russia with focus on biomass energy, fire management, illegal logging, sustainable forest management and wildlife management. Currently working as a forestry consultant with focus on sustainable forestry, biomass/bioenergy facility development, and carbon market development. Member of the editorial board for peer-reviewed scientific journal "Sibirskij Lesnoj Zurnal" ("Siberian Journal of Forest Science").

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