2018 CRSF Annual Report
The CRSF has continued to evolve and refine its mission to remain relevant. In particular, emphasis is now being placed on high-value, low-cost geoinformatics given the need for better informed forest management, particularly at the landscape level. Based on the self-study conducted in 2016–17, the CRSF identified this area as a particular strength and future opportunity. In the coming year, a strategic plan and advisory board will be formed to help guide additional future efforts within the CRSF. Being able to coordinate and communicate research relevant to the region and nation’s forest-based economies will remain a critical element irrespective of current as well as future directions.