"My purpose is to be a gentle, peaceful, and healing force –
Through education, personal
experience and exploration, and numerous special assignments,
Selected Special Assignments Prior to forming Integrations
team writing new national policy language for sale and distribution of resource
Forest Service ad hoc team developing a national conflict management program. 1995.
assignment to the Forest Service Washington Office to develop papers on
NASA project with the University of Minnesota and Minnesota DNR, integrating
representative on the interagency Prince William Sound Ecosystem Management
Core Committee, SUNY environmental ethics curriculum development program. 1993 - 1995.
Forest Service representative on the Alaska Geographic Data Committee. 1993 - 1996.
assignment to the Forest Service Washington Office to develop a white paper on
Service) representative on the Exxon Valdez Oilspill Ecosystem Management
Conservation Fellow. In residence at Grey Towers studying the relationships
Service) representative on the Exxon Valdez Oilspill Geographic Data Committee.
The Courage to Say “Not Yet” to the Proposed Code of Ethics. Journal of Forestry, August 2000.
Ethics and Moral Choices. Western Forester, Jan/Feb 1999.
Professionalism: Ethics and Leadership in Practice. In The Land Ethic,
Society of American
and Integrity in Natural Resource Management: Ethics in Practice.
Rangelands, August 1996.
Birch Seeds, Leadership, and a Relationship with the Land. Journal of Forestry, September 1995.
GIS as a
Catalyst for Effective Public Involvement in Ecosystem Management. In
Remote Sensing and
A Definition of Sustainability for Ecosystem Management. Eco-Watch, July 1994. With David Iverson.
Ecosystem Management: Why Now? Ecosystem Management Newsletter, Vol 1, No 14, June 1994.
Take Another Look. Western Forester, Guest Editorial, May 1994.
There is no "They"! Western Forester, February 1994.
Within. Journal of Forestry, December 1993. (Also reprinted as "The
Poetry Within Us”
Desire and Loyalty. Eco-Watch, October 1993.
The Ethics of Forest Stewardship. Journal of Forestry, April 1993. With James Coufal.
Organizing to Care for the Land and Serve People. Eco-Watch, March 1993.
Recapturing Our Passion. Journal of Forestry, October 1990.
Zane's photographs have also been published numerous times in national publications.
Selected Professional Presentations (all invited):
Leadership and Land Ethics. The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting. Spokane, Washington. April, 2002.
to the Program Without Walls, and Land Ethics Dialogue. Soil and Water
Sustainability: In Practice and Policy. Natural Resource Policy and Law
Seminar, University of
synthesis/wrap-up. Landscape Management Across Diverse Ownerships, Oregon
Management: An Overview and Participatory Decision Making.
GIS and Public
Involvement in the NEPA Process. National Land Management Planning Analysis
The Use and
Abuse of Resource Information. Canadian Institute of Forestry Annual
Leadership in Natural Resource Management. Project Learning Tree
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