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1. Analysis of Forest Service Performance Measurements Accountability System (PMAS) data by Butler et al. indicates that what percentage of eligible nonindustrial private forest owners in the United States received Forest Stewardship Program assistance annually between 2007 and 2011?

a) 91.4%
b) 75%
c) 3.3%
2. Based on the results of the study by Butler et al., the authors suggest an important implication for improving the Forest Stewardship Program is to:
a) focus primarily on tools and information provided online, to better reach owners, especially those who are absentee.
b) focus on climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies that will appeal to owners.
c) shift focus from management plans to outreach and technical assistance, thereby potentially expanding the reach of FSP.

3. According to Schultz et al., what are the "national indicators" required for 5-year reporting to Congress from CFLRP landscapes?

a) Performance, community benefits, multi-party monitoring, treatment costs, and fire management activities
b) Fire regime restoration, fish and wildlife habitat condition, watershed condition, and invasive species severity
c) Collaboration, leveraged funds, fire costs, ecology, and jobs/economic impacts

4. As stated by Schultz et al., one of the reasons project level monitoring is important for forest restoration activities includes:

a) application of adaptive management.
b) reducing wildfire risk.
c) project level monitoring.

5. According to the study by Schultz et al., engaging stakeholders through monitoring has contributed to:

a) reduced stakeholder involvement.
b) minimal changes in stakeholder trust and understanding.
c) high levels of trust.
6. According to Emery et al., combining traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) and western science for targeted inventories strengthens an inventory's capacity to:
a) identify salient attributes for measurement and validate whether chosen measurements capture the desired values.
b) interpret results in a meaningful manner.
c) identify salient attributes for measurement, validate whether chosen measurements capture the desired values, and interpret results in a meaningful manner.

7. What is the Ojibwe word that describes 'True Indian Law'?

a) Inaakonigewin
b) Indinawemaagonidog
c) Aadizookaanan
8. Decreased paper birch supply during the study period in Emery et al. has occurred simultaneously with:
a) a decrease in total timber resource across the region.
b) a decline in the availability of harvestable birch bark.
c) a decrease in total number of live birch saplings.

9. What are the most significant challenges faced by the Southeastern Illinois Prescribed Burn Association (SIPBA) in the study by Reichman et al.?

a) Funding, risk, and social obstacles
b) Funding, agency cooperation, and social stigma
c) Grants, lawsuits, and competition
10. According to Reichman et al, what actions fostered a positive attitude about prescribed fire amongst landowners?
a) Agency-sponsored town hall meetings
b) Members communicating "over the fence line"
c) The "Smokey Bear" campaign
11. What is a common understanding that SIPBA members in the study by Reichman et al. start with?
a) Prescribed fire is only legal if carried out by an agency.
b) Attempting their own land management is not worth the risk.
c) A landscape-level management solution starts on their own property.
12. Many of the study participants in Koositra and Hall seemed less concerned about aesthetic changes to the landscape appearance at the time of the study than during and immediately after the outbreak because:
a) new understory vegetation was more visible at the time of the study than immediately after the outbreak.
b) the participants eventually grew to appreciate the appearance of dead trees.
c) the abundant aspen trees in the area were less affected by the pine beetle, and most respondents enjoyed the appearance of the aspen trees more than the pine trees.
13. Which of the following forest management options had the lowest % of supporters among questionnaire respondents in the study by Kooistra and Hall?
a) Controlled burns
b) Taking "no action"
c) Selective thinning
14.How did the interviews help Kooistra and Hall in this study?
a) The interviews helped the researchers develop survey questions.
b) The interviews provided researchers with insights about the relationships and lack of relationships between variables revealed in the survey.
c) The interviews allowed the researchers to find out how much money respondents would be willing to pay for products made from pine beetle-affected timber.
15. In order to remember to be mindful, managers described doing which of the following in the study by Lewis and Ebbeck?
a) Using LCES (lookouts, communications, escape routes, safety zones)
b) Setting personal triggers
c) Enforcing the notion of situational awareness
16. According to Lewis and Ebbeck, when managers discussed times when they used processes like mindfulness and self-compassion in their jobs, they reported all except:
a) achieving more favorable outcomes
b) moving past unfavorable experiences productively.
c) being more critical of their mistakes.