2016

Seventh Western Native Plant Conference

Tuesday, December 6 – Pre-conference field tour Field tour weather could be cool and rainy; participants should bring sturdy, waterproof walking shoes and clothing suitable for cold, wet, or muddy conditions. 9:00 Load buses and depart from the Heathman Lodge 4:00 Arrive back at hotel The field tour will consist of 3 to 4 stops … Continue reading Seventh Western Native Plant Conference

2016 Intertribal Nursery Council Annual Meeting

Wednesday, October 12 8:30 Welcome and Elder Blessing – Jeremiah Pinto, USDA Forest Service, Moscow, ID; TBA, Seneca Nation of Indians (SNI), Cattaragus, NY 9:00 Round Robin Introductions 9:20 Native Plants on Seneca Nation  – Ken Parker, SNI, Cattaragus, NY 9:35 Cultural Landscapes – Jay Toth, Cattaragus, NY 9:55 Clear Creek waterline: protection to restoration … Continue reading 2016 Intertribal Nursery Council Annual Meeting

2016 PNW Reforestation Council Annual Meeting

8:30     Rise and Shine: How do Northwest Trees Know When Winter is Over? Connie Harrington, PNW Research station, USDA Forest Service, Olympia, WA 9:00     Update on H2B Visas and Labor Availability – Robert Zaharie, Alpha Services, Coeur d’Alene, ID 9:30     Testing the Impact of Experimental Herbicide Treatments on Breeding Productivity of Early-Successional Forest Songbirds – … Continue reading 2016 PNW Reforestation Council Annual Meeting

Fish Habitat 2016

8:30     Watershed Structure and Functions: How Does a Watershed Accommodate the Life History-based Fish Habitat Needs?  Terry Cundy, Potlatch 9:15     The Functions of Riparian Areas – Maryanne Reiter, Weyerhaeuser 9:45     Break 10:15   The Effects of Forest Management Impacts on Hydrology, Sediment, Fish Habitat and Water Quality – Doug Martin, Martin Environmental and Maryanne Reiter  11:15   … Continue reading Fish Habitat 2016

Northwest Forest Soils Council Summer Field Tour 2016

Thursday, June 23 6:00 PM Welcome Barbeque: Pearrygin State Park site # 139, Winthrop WA – Mark Kimsey, NWFSC President Friday, June 24 7:00 AM Group Breakfast 8:30 Geology, Geomorphology and Soils of the North Cascades – Carl Davis, Retired USFS Soil Scientist 10:00  The Tripod Fire: History of the Burn, Fire Behavior – Tom Leuschen, … Continue reading Northwest Forest Soils Council Summer Field Tour 2016

Forest Health: Identification and Management of Forest Insects and Diseases

June 15-16, 2016 Red Lion at the Park, Spokane, WA June 15 (Wednesday) 9:00     The Whole Picture: Tree Vigor, Forest Ecology and Stand Dynamics —  Karen Ripley, Washington Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA 9:30     Aerial Surveys: Techniques and Products — Ben Smith, USDA Forest Service, Westside Forest Insect and Disease Service Center, Sandy, OR … Continue reading Forest Health: Identification and Management of Forest Insects and Diseases

Western Mensurationists 2016 Annual Meeting

Agenda as of 5/12/2016   Sunday June 19, 2016 06:00-08:00 PM Registration & Welcome Party Day 1 – Monday June 20, 2016 07:30-08:30 AM Registration & Breakfast 08:30-10:30 AM Our Clients: The consumers of mensurational tools, what tools are being used and where are the gaps and limitations Mike Clutter (Forest Investment Associates) – Perspectives … Continue reading Western Mensurationists 2016 Annual Meeting

Southern Nursery 2016 Annual Meeting

Monday July 18th 1:00 – 5:00pm  Registration Open 1:00 – 5:00  Auburn University Forest Nursery Management Cooperative Meeting 6:00 – 8:00  Social (with food)   Tuesday July 19th 6:00 – 8:00am  Breakfast Buffet 7:00 – 8:00  Late Registration 8:00 – 8:30  Welcome/Housekeeping 8:30 –  9:00  Vanessa Casanova, PhD Southwest Ag Center, Tyler TX Applied Research … Continue reading Southern Nursery 2016 Annual Meeting

Integrated Pest Management for Nursery, Reforestation, and Restoration Programs

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 8:00       Continental breakfast 8:30       Welcome and Introductions – Diane Haase, USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR 8:40       Integrated Pest Management at Lucky Peak Nursery – James Danielson, USDA Forest Service, Boise, ID 9:15       Any New Herbicides for Forestry Nurseries? – Tim Miller, Washington State University, Mount Vernon, WA 9:50       Break 10:15     … Continue reading Integrated Pest Management for Nursery, Reforestation, and Restoration Programs

Managing Visual Quality and Operational Considerations for Harvesting in the Doug-fir Region

Sponsored by: Oregon Forest Resources Institute, Western Forestry and Conservation Association, Washington Forest Protection Association, and Oregon Forest Industries Council. Same agenda in both locations: April 13, 2016, Springfield, OR or April 19, 2016, Grand Mound, WA 8:30 The Theory and Design of Managing for Visual Quality in PNW Working Forests – Gordon Bradley, University … Continue reading Managing Visual Quality and Operational Considerations for Harvesting in the Doug-fir Region