2015

Scaling for Non-Scalers: Understanding the Scaling Process, Log Rules, Sorts, Grades, and Accountability

9:00      Scaling Bureaus: How they operate and their role in log              markets – Tom St. Laurent o How bureaus fit into the log buying and selling process o Represent both the log buyers and sellers o Apply log scaling rules o Provide qualified scalers o Serve as independent third parties 9:30      What does a log … Continue reading Scaling for Non-Scalers: Understanding the Scaling Process, Log Rules, Sorts, Grades, and Accountability

2015 Intertribal Nursery Council Meeting

JOINT HOSTED MEETING OF: Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation & Western Forestry & Conservation Association 2015 Intertribal Nursery Council Annual Meeting Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation & Western Forestry & Conservation Association September 22-24, 2015 • Wildhorse Resort Casino • Pendleton, Oregon Tuesday, September 22 Morning Welcome – Tribal Governance Center … Continue reading 2015 Intertribal Nursery Council Meeting

Using Herbicides for Site Prep and Release on Forested Lands

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 8:00    Weed Mgmt. 101: Designing a Spray Program for Success and Matching Herbicides to Site Vegetation and Conditions – Bruce Kelpsas, Helena Chemical (retired) 9:00     Adjuvants: Understanding Their use for Improving Vegetation Control – Bruce Alber, Wilbur-Ellis, Wilsonville, OR 9:30     Break 9:55     Understanding Pesticide Fate for the … Continue reading Using Herbicides for Site Prep and Release on Forested Lands

2015 PNW Reforestation Council Meeting

Thursday, October 8, 2015 8:30    Welcome 8:35    Site Prep Prior to Harvest – Jim Carr, Campbell Global, North Bend, OR 9:00    Minor Species Requirements: From Seed to Seedling Storage – Mark Montville, PRT Oregon, Hubbard, OR 9:30    Benefits of Mixed Species Plantings: Outplanting, Logistics, and Site Selection – Brian Morris, Washington Department … Continue reading 2015 PNW Reforestation Council Meeting

Private Forestry Access, Easements, and Forest Management Legal Issues

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 8:30 – Noon • Private Access Interests – Basics of Easements • Prescriptive Easements and Adverse Possession • Landlocked Parcels and Implied Easements • Express Easements and Drafting Considerations • Not Quite Easements – Licenses, Permits and Contractual Interests • Easement Analysis and Application Issues 10:15 – 10:30 Break • Public … Continue reading Private Forestry Access, Easements, and Forest Management Legal Issues

5th Field Technology for Data Collection in Forestry, Fisheries, and Natural Resources

Wednesday – Nov. 18, 2015 7:30 Check-in/Registration 8:30 General Session: Looking Down the Road Eric Gakstatter, contributing Editor to GPS World and Editor of Geospatial Solutions, will lead a discussion on technological trends for mapping/surveying hardware, GPS development, UAVs, and mobile applications. Lorri Bodi, Vice-President for Environment, Fish, and Wildlife, Bonneville Power Administration. Taming Big … Continue reading 5th Field Technology for Data Collection in Forestry, Fisheries, and Natural Resources

Reviewing a Timberland Appraisal for Accuracy and Credibility

Tuesday – June 30, 2015 1:00 pm Overview of Forest Management: Concepts and Terminology o What are the major timber producing regions of the U.S?      o What are the major timber types within each region?      o Site productivity: The potential of an area to grow trees      o Timber Stands: A management entity … Continue reading Reviewing a Timberland Appraisal for Accuracy and Credibility

Advanced Insect and Disease Field Session

Monday, July 6, 2015 11:00   Field Session orientation and registration – Best Western Hood River Inn parking lot, Hood River, OR 11:30   Group departs for the field from Best Western Hood River Inn. Transportation and lunch provided. Insects and Diseases in Lodgepole Pine: Identification, Life Cycles, Control Measures and Recommended Silvicultural Practices for Controlling Infestations … Continue reading Advanced Insect and Disease Field Session