2013 Inland Empire Reforestation Council

Agenda
Start Date: March 5, 2013
Location: Couer d'Alene Resort, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Title: Inland Empire Reforestation Council

Location: Couer d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene, ID

Date: March 5, 2013

Link to GPS PDF

An Overview of Reforestation: Where Are We Now?

Location

The meeting will be held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort at 115 S 2nd St., Coeur d’Alene, ID. 800-688-5253

Lodging

Reduced rate lodging is available by calling 800-688-5253 and mentioning the Inland Empire Reforestation Council meeting. The rates are: Traditional North Wing – $79.00, Deluxe Park Tower – $105.00 and Premier Lake Tower – $115.00. After February 4, 2013 the reduced rate rooms will be on a space available basis.

Workshop attendees are eligible for 5.5 Society of American Foresters CFE credits.

AGENDA
March 5th,2013
8:30 Introductions and Welcome – Jamie Holly, Potlach and Anthony S. Davis, Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
8:45 Current Projects at University of Idaho – Anthony S. Davis, Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
9:15 Cone Collection: Timing and Selection of Crop Trees – Richard Shaefer IV, Western Forest Systems, Lewiston, ID
9:45 Sponsor Talks
10:00 Break
10:30 Receiving Cones: How to Ship and Avoid Potential Concerns – Aram Eramian, Coeur D’Alene Nursery, USDA Forest Service, Coeur d’Alene,ID
11:00 Trends in Nursery Production -  Jeremy R. Pinto, Rocky Mountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Moscow, ID
11:30 Seedling Quality Assessment Refresher – Matthew Aghai, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
 12:00 Lunch
 1:00 All Business Meeting – Anthony S. Davis
 1:15 Herbicides for Site Prep – Carl Sostrom
 1:45 Labor Force:Legislative Challenges and Planting Overview – Wade Zaharie, Alpha Services LLC, Coeur d’Alene, ID
 2:30 Break
 3:00 Assisted Migration: Thoughts for Seed Management – Mary Williams, Michigan Technological Universtiy, Houghton, MI
 3:30 Reforestation in Afghanistan: Nursery Production – Owen Burney, John T. Harrington Forestry Research Center, New Mexico State University, Mora, New Mexico
 4:15 Closing Remarks and Questions – Jamie Holly and Anthony S. Davis
 4:30  Adjourn

Registration Information The registration fee is $85 if received by February 1, 2013 or $100 if received after February 1, 2013. The registration fee includes lunch and refreshments. Checks should be made payable to Western Forestry and Conservation Association. Purchase orders, VISA/MasterCard, and American Express are accepted. Tax id # 930-331-712. No refunds for cancellations after February 25, but substitutions are always welcome. Registration is available at www.westernforestry.org. Society of American Foresters CFE Credits

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