Table 1. Dates, locations, and number of participants for the series of riparian workshops held on the Sprucedale NF in 2009. Transcripts from the June 23 workshop were used for in-depth analysis in this study.

Date Workshop Topic Location Number of Participants
Feb 3 Consensus Building –
Build trust and identify problems
Indoor 60
Feb 4 Consensus Building –
Discuss problems and collaborative solutions
Indoor 51
June 22 Riparian assessment –
Presentations
Indoor 59
June 23 Riparian assessment –
Field practice
High elevation sites 40
June 24 Riparian assessment –
Field practice
Mid elevation sites 32
June 25 Riparian assessment –
Field practice
Low elevation sites 27
Aug 25 Riparian monitoring –
Presentations
Indoor 50
Aug 26 Riparian monitoring –
Field practice
High elevation site 49
Aug 27 Riparian monitoring –
Presentations
Indoor 38
Mean participants per workshop 45
Total participants 117