Upcoming Conferences

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 How bureaus fit into the log buying and selling process Represent both the log buyers and sellers Apply log scaling rules Provide qualified scalers Serve as independent third parties 9:30     What does a log scaler do? … Continue reading Scaling for Non-Scalers: Understanding the Scaling Process, Log Rules, Sorts, Grades and Accountability

2017 NW Seed Orchard Managers Annual Meeting

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1:00 PM Welcome and introductions 1:30 Laminated Root Rot Resistance in Douglas-fir Progeny Sites – Ronald Rhatigan 2:15 Update on the Reproductive Phenology Project – Janet Prevey, USDA Forest Service 2:45 Break and load bus 3:00 Depart for tour 3:30 Tour Pacific Forest Seed processing and extraction facility in Eagle Point, … Continue reading 2017 NW Seed Orchard Managers Annual Meeting

2017 Joint Annual Nursery Meeting: Southern, Northeastern, and Intertribal Nursery Council

Monday • July 31 6:00 – 8:00 pm Ice Breaker Tuesday • Aug 1 6:30 am Breakfast Buffet 8:00 Welcome – Forrest Boe, Director, Minnesota Dept. Of Natural Resources (invited) Forest Health Challenges for Forest Tree Nurseries 8:15 Forest Regeneration in Minnesota – Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources 8:45 Blatant and Latent: A Tale of … Continue reading 2017 Joint Annual Nursery Meeting: Southern, Northeastern, and Intertribal Nursery Council

2017 Field Technology Conference: Data Collection in Forestry, Fisheries and Natural Resources

The Field Technology Conference is at the center of technologies that are developing and converging at a rapid pace. Satellite imagery is enjoying its most exciting time in the last 40 years. GPS, already a staple in our everyday lives, is poised to make a huge advancement in accuracy and availability. Mobile devices (PDAs, handhelds … Continue reading 2017 Field Technology Conference: Data Collection in Forestry, Fisheries and Natural Resources

Advanced Insect and Disease Field Session: Identification, Life Cycles, Control Measures and Silvicultural Regimes

Monday, June 19, 2017 11:00 Field Session orientation and registration – Hood River Inn parking lot, Hood River, OR 11:30 Group departs for the field from Hood River Inn. Transportation and lunch provided. Lunch (included with registration) Afternoon topics: 1. Steps of diagnosis 2. Ips beetles 3. Red turpentine beetles 4. Woodborers 5. SOD and … Continue reading Advanced Insect and Disease Field Session: Identification, Life Cycles, Control Measures and Silvicultural Regimes

Access, Easements, Rights-of-Way and Timber Trespass: What Every Forest Manager Needs to Know

The same agenda will be covered at each location. Pick the session that is most convenient for you. Session 1: May 25, 2017 – Springfield, OR Session 2: Sept. 20, 2017 – Olympia, WA 8:30 am • Basics of Easement Law • Duties and Liabilities Grantors and Grantees • Crafting a Solid Easement Agreement; Pitfalls … Continue reading Access, Easements, Rights-of-Way and Timber Trespass: What Every Forest Manager Needs to Know