Using Herbicides for Site Prep and Release on Forested Lands

Agenda
Start Date: October 7, 2015
Location: Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

8:00    Weed Mgmt. 101: Designing a Spray Program for Success and Matching Herbicides to Site Vegetation and ConditionsBruce Kelpsas, Helena Chemical (retired)

9:00     Adjuvants: Understanding Their use for Improving Vegetation ControlBruce Alber, Wilbur-Ellis, Wilsonville, OR

9:30     Break

9:55     Understanding Pesticide Fate for the Protection of Water Resources Jeffrey Jenkins, Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

10:55     Personal Protective Equipment for Pesticide HandlersCarol Black, Department of Entomology, Washington State University , Pullman, WA

Noon     Lunch

1:00     The Do’s and Don’ts of a Successful Aerial Spraying ProjectJohn Mateski, Western Helicopters (retired)

1:30     Label Changes: New EPA Label Changes Make Forest Herbicide Applications More Challenging Bruce Alber, Wilbur-Ellis, Wilsonville, OR

2:00     Modes-of-Action of Forestry HerbicidesCarol Mallory-Smith, Department of Crop and Soil Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

2:30     Break

2:45     A Survey of Emerging Forest Herbicide Issues in Washington and Oregon

  • Heather Hanson, Washington Friends of Farms and Forests, Olympia, WA
  • Scott Dahlman, Oregonians for Food and Shelter, Salem, OR

3:15     Successful Vegetation Management: The Benefits of Herbicide Treatments in ReforestationEric Dinger, Roseburg Resources, Roseburg, OR

4:00     Adjourn

Upcoming Conferences and Workshops
2018 Western Region COFE Seminar – Improving Forest Harvesting Operations
Start Date: January 18, 2018
Conference Location: Valley River Inn, Eugene, OR
Mapping the Course: Timberland, Forest Products Processing, and Fiber Issues for 2018
Start Date: January 24, 2018
End Date: January 25, 2018
Conference Location: Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA
Applied Forest Finance and Timber Forecasting
Start Date: March 21, 2018
Conference Location: DoubleTree Hotel Lloyd Center, Portland, OR
Great Plains Grassland Summit: Challenges and Opportunities from North to South
Start Date: April 10, 2018
End Date: April 11, 2018
Conference Location: Grand Hyatt, Denver, CO