NWSOMA 2016

Agenda
Start Date: June 13, 2016
Location: Aurora, OR

Monday, June 13th

 

9:00 AM – 11:15 AM            Oregon Department of Forestry’s Schroeder Seed Orchard – Tour of orchard and facilities, spray equipment demonstrations

11:15 AM – 12 Noon           Travel allowance – Schroeder Orchard to OSU Extension Center

12 Noon – 1 PM                   Lunch (provided)

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM               Chal Landgren, Oregon State University – Christmas Tree Fertilization Methods

1:45 PM – 2:45 PM             Beth Whillhite, United States Forest Service – Insect lifecycles, emerging pests in seed orchards

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM                Break

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM              Christine Buhl, Oregon Department of Forestry – “I’ve got pests! Who do I call?”

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM             Dan Cress, Regenetics Forest Genetics Consulting – Tree nutrition, Insecticides and Issues with Gibberellins: Several Answerable Yet Unanswered Questions

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM           Jim Rockis, Reliable Source Seeds and Transplants – Seed orchard establishment and seed extraction techniques in the eastern U.S.

4:45 – 5:15 PM                    Wyatt Williams, Oregon Department of Forestry – 2016 Asian gypsy moth eradication project: protecting forest and agriculture from a new invasive pest

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM                 Evening Social (dinner provided) – McMennamins Old Church and Pub (Steamboat Room) in Wilsonville, OR

 

 

Tuesday, June 14th

 

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM                3rd Cycle Breeding – Lead by: Bill Marshall, Cascade Timber; Don Kaczmarek, Oregon Department of Forestry; Sara Lipow, Roseburg Forest Products

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM                Dave Silen, Holiday Tree Farms, Inc. – Silen Seed Orchard, Christmas Trees and Neighbor Relations: A Second Generation Perspective

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM                Janet Prevey, United States Forest Service – How do trees know when to flower?

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM              Break

10:00 AM – 12 Noon              Round Table Discussion

12 Noon – 1 PM                         Lunch (provided)

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM                 Travel allowance – OSU Extension Center to IFA Nurser

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM                  Field Tour @ IFA Nursery in Canby, OR

Upcoming Conferences and Workshops
2018 PNW Reforestation Council Annual Meeting
Start Date: September 27, 2018
Conference Location: Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA
Westside Forest Health Issues: Identification and Management
Start Date: October 18, 2018
Conference Location: Holiday Inn Portland South, Wilsonville, OR
Mapping the Course: Timberland, Forest Products Processing, and Fiber Issues for 2019
Start Date: January 24, 2019
Conference Location: Heathman Lodge - Vancouver, WA
Optional Workshop – Growth Rings: Professional Development and Communication Skills
Start Date: January 23, 2019
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2018 Joint Southern and Northeastern Mensurationists and IUFRO 4.01 Conference
Start Date: October 28, 2018
End Date: October 30, 2018
Conference Location: Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
International Workshop for Certified Forest Products and Sustainable Forestry
Start Date: October 30, 2018
End Date: November 1, 2018
Conference Location: Beijing, China