2017

Reviewing a Timberland Appraisal for Accuracy and Credibility

Tuesday – April 18, 2017 1:00 Introduction: Course Overview and Objectives • Welcome • Facilities • Introductions – speakers and attendees • Course Outline • Handouts/Background Reading 1:20 Overview of Forest Management Concepts & Terminology • What are the major timber producing regions of the U.S.? • What are the major timber types within each … Continue reading Reviewing a Timberland Appraisal for Accuracy and Credibility

2017 Inland Empire Reforestation Council: Reforestation After the Burn

March 7, 2017, Mirabeau Park Convention Center, Spokane Valley, WA (Note: new location for 2017 meeting) 8:00     Welcome and Opening – Norris Boothe, 2017 Chair, IERC, Forester, Coeur d’Alene Tribe 8:15    How did fires in 2014 & 2015 influence planting programs for 2016, 2017 and beyond? Phil Anderson, CF; Intensive Management Forester, Northeast Region, Washington State … Continue reading 2017 Inland Empire Reforestation Council: Reforestation After the Burn

2017 Western Region COFE Seminar – Improving Forest Harvest Operations

  0815 – 0830 Introduction to WR.COFE & Seminar Jeff Wimer, Chair, WR.COFE & OSU FERM Department SESSION 1: Steep Slope Tethered Assist 0830-0900 Operators in Steep Slope Logging and Safety Measurement John Garland – Garland and Associates 0900 – 0930 The Rapid Evolution of Steep Slope Winch Assist In the Woods of the Northwest … Continue reading 2017 Western Region COFE Seminar – Improving Forest Harvest Operations

Mapping the Course: Timberlands, Forest Products Processing, and Fiber Issues for 2017

Conference Materials for Attendees (password protected) 7:00     Networking buffet style breakfast 8:30     Welcome 8:35     Wood Raw-Material Price Trends in North America and Beyond – Hakan Ekstrom and Tim Gammell, Wood Resources International 9:00     Wood Fiber Supply Chain Outlook for 2017 – Charles Spiggle, Wells Fargo Securities 9:40     2017 Strategic Issues for US Pacific Northwest … Continue reading Mapping the Course: Timberlands, Forest Products Processing, and Fiber Issues for 2017