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
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
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
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
Annual meeting of the Western Forestry and Conservation Nursery Association: Genetic Considerations for Nursery, Reforestation, and Restoration Programs. Event included a field tour to Dorena Genetic Resource Center.
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
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
This event was held at Kent Island, MD on July 20-23. The meeting covered applicable Northeastern and Southern Forest Nursery topics and included an Ayton Tree Nursery Tour and Suicide Bridge Dinner Cruise.
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
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