Richard “Ric” D. Hagenbaugh

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  • November 4, 2014


Associate Degree; 1990, Forest Technology, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham OR

Professional Experience:

1990 – Present, Forester, Northwest Management, Inc.

Inventory Supervisor

Mr. Hagenbaugh has more than 18 years of experience in forestry and forest management. As the Inventory Supervisor at Northwest Management, Inc., he is responsible for the project management and quality control of more than 150,000 acres of forest inventory on industrial forest land each year. This requires Mr. Hagenbaugh to train Northwest Management cruisers as well as manage the data of 30,000 to 50,000 cruise plots each year. He has considerable experience in forest inventory and sampling design. Mr. Hagenbaugh performs check cruises to insure quality and is directly responsible for the administration and management of cruise projects in Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. He has experience using numerous cruise compiling programs and cruising software as well as forestry related tools and measuring devices.

Mr. Hagenbaugh also has worked with, state and federal agencies since 1990. He has preformed timber cruises as a third party for land trades and acquisitions for the U.S. Forest Service. He has collected plot information for the Idaho Department of Lands as well as other state agencies.

Mr. Hagenbaugh also has experience working with private non-industrial landowners. He is involved in performing timber valuations and writing cruise reports as well as forest stewardship and forest management plans.

Hazard Management

Mr. Hagenbaugh is directly involved in the fuels hazard management program. He is involved in the development of the burn plans for the Headquarters and Pierce Districts for Potlatch Corporation. Annually these two districts burn between 700 and 800 acres. Mr. Hagenbaugh develops burn plans and implements the plans as weather conditions permit. The units are burned using a combination of heli-torch, drip torch, or terra torch. He is responsible for the ignition and containment of many of the broadcast burns in these districts.

Past Experience: 1989 – 1990; Forest Technician, U.S. Forest Service, Estacada OR

Responsibilities: Assigned to a road rebuilding project east of Estacada.

Other Skills, Special Training, & Qualifications:

Timber Cruising Certification

  • Potlatch Corporation 1990
  • Plum Creek Timber Company 1990
  • U.S. Forest Service 1992

Computer Skills

  • MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, MS Access
  • Arcview
  • MBF Plot Compiler, SIS
  • Trimble Pathfinder office
  • Forest Projection & Planning System (growth & yield)
  • Garmin Map 76 Software

National Wildfire Coordinating Group Training Courses

  • Wildland Firefighter II: S-130, 131, & 190, I-200 (summer 1998)
  • Engine Boss s-290 (Summer 2003)
  • Class A CDL
  • Hazardous Materials endorsement