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

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

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 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 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