Upcoming Conferences

Forest Carbon Offsets Workshop: A Viable Market Opportunity For Timberlands Owners

8:15 Welcome 8:30 Carbon Trading: Markets, Drivers, Business Climate and California Cap and Trade Program – Arjun Patney, American Carbon Registry, Arlington, VA 9:15 How Does the California Air Resources Board Compliance Offset Protocol Work and Is It the Right Fit for my Business? Steps in the ARB Process And Strategic Considerations in developing a … Continue reading Forest Carbon Offsets Workshop: A Viable Market Opportunity For Timberlands Owners

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

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

8:30 am • Basics of Easement Law • Duties and Liabilities Grantors and Grantees • Crafting a Solid Easement Agreement; Pitfalls To Avoid • Easements of a Different Feather: Licenses, Permits and Profits a Prendre 10:00 – 10:30 Break • Prescriptive Easements: Avoiding Rights Arising in Others • Easements By Necessity: Dealing with Landlocked Parcels … Continue reading Access, Easements, Rights-of-Way and Timber Trespass: What Every Forest Manager Needs to Know

Seedling Success in the Field: Linking Nursery and Outplanting Practices

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 8:00 Continental breakfast 8:30 Welcome and Introductions 8:40 Monitoring and Maintaining Seedling Quality to Optimize Outplanting Performance – Diane Haase, Western Nursery Specialist, USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR 9:15 Using Side x Side Trials to Evaluate Outplanted Nursery Stock – Robbie Lefebvre, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem, OR 9:50 Forest Regeneration … Continue reading Seedling Success in the Field: Linking Nursery and Outplanting Practices

Mapping the Course: Timberland, Forest Products Processing, and Fiber Issues for 2018

January 25, 2018 8:30 2018 Stressors and Opportunities for North American Forest Industry – Paul Quinn, Analyst, RBC Dominion Securities Inc. 9:00 Strategic Issues for US PNW Timberlands in 2018 – Mike Mackelwich, Director of Timberland Operations, Pope Resources/Olympic Resource Management 9:30 Outlook for Sawlog and Pulpwood Prices in Western US and Western Canada – … Continue reading Mapping the Course: Timberland, Forest Products Processing, and Fiber Issues for 2018

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

2017 Southern Mensurationists Conference

General Meeting Agenda (to be updated with more details later): Sunday, October 22 Arrival Opening reception – 6:00pm – midnight Billiard Suite and Baby Grand Suite (Rooms 501 & 502) Light snacks, beer, wine, water, soft drinks Monday, October 23 7:00-8:00am Breakfast (provided) 8:00-8:15am Introductions and Welcome 8:15-9:45am Research presentations 9:45-10:15am Break – snacks and … Continue reading 2017 Southern Mensurationists Conference