Ellen M. Donoghue is a USDA Forest Service Research Social Scientist, and Gary L. Benson is a USDA Forest Service
Staff Ecologist, Pacific Northwest Research Station, P.O. Box 3890, Portland, OR 97208.
James L. Chamberlain is a USDA Forest Service Non-Timber Forest Products Technologist, Southern Research Station,
1650 Ramble Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Design and Layout:
Cover design/graphic layout of proceedings:Jenny Beranek, Beaverton, Oregon, USA
Cover graphic:Frank Vanni and Gary Benson, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station.
Cover photo credit:Robert Szaro, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Arvind Boaz, Forest
Department, Devendra Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India; Olga Boaz, University of Central India, Raipur, India.
On the cover:Central photo taken in area of Rotorua, New Zealand, site of the 2003 IUFRO Conference. Surrounding
photos depict global examples of wood and non-wood forest products and activities related to these products. Products and
activities (clockwise from upper left corner) include: Alaskan log products, birch-bark peeling; wood milling, preparation
and transport, rubber tree tapping; and Tendu leaf transport and picking.
Papers were provided in camera-ready form for printing by the authors, who are therefore responsible for the content and accuracy. Opinions expressed
may not necessarily reflect the position of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The use of trade or firm names is for information only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture of any product or service.