2018 Inland Empire Reforestation Council Meeting
Location: Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, ID
0800 Welcome and Introduction – Jeff deGraan, 2018 IERC Chair and WA Dept of Natural Resources
0810 Reforestation for the Future: Future Concerns, Shaping your Reforestation Plans and the Seedlot Selection Tool – Brad St. Clair, USFS Pacific Northwest Research Station
0910 Planning Effective Herbicide Projects – Dan Miller, Precision Forestry LLC
1035 Forest Restoration: An Ecophysiological, or Seedling’s Perspective – Steve Grossnickle, NurseryToForest Solutions
1135 Seedling Handling for Successful Reforestation – Aram Eramian, USFS Coeur d’Alene Nursery
1210 Lunch and IERC Committee meeting
1315 Cleantraxx and Esplanade: Two New Herbicides for Forestry Site Prep and Release – Ed Fredrickson, Thunder Road Resources
1405 Nursery Crop Visits: What to Look for and the Questions to Ask Your Grower – Abbie Acuff, Potlatch Corp
1535 Impacts of Dwarf Mistletoe in Leave Trees on Understory Regeneration – Brennan Ferguson, USFS Wenatchee Service Center
1625 Nursery Production Timelines: Tips for Successful Grower and Buyer Partnerships – Don Regan, University of Idaho Nursery
1700 Meeting Adjourn and Social
50 Years of Tree Improvement
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Coeur d’Alene Resort
Invited speakers will highlight the history and future of tree improvement activities in the region. The meeting agenda and registration information can be found at: http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/ietic/2meetings.htm.
The IETIC Steering Committee will meet on 3/8/18. You can register for both IETIC meetings at the link above.
For those who register prior to February 26, 2018 the fee will be $145. Registration after that date will be $175 per person. The registration fee includes a book of speaker materials, 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. Register at westernforestry.org or 503-226-4562.
Cancellations received on or before February 26, 2018 are subject to a 15% service charge. Cancellations received after that time will be charged the entire registration fee, but substitutions are always welcome.
For overnight accommodations, a guest room block has been held at the Resort. Reservations can be made by calling 888-965-6542. Single and double rooms in the Lake Tower are $135 plus tax. Single or double rooms in Park Tower or North Wing are $93 plus tax. The room block is being held until February 9, 2018. Reservations will continue to be accepted after this date on a space/rate available basis. Please reference Western Forestry and Conservation to receive the special rates.
Pesticide Recertification and SAF CFE Credits
Workshop attendees will be eligible for 5.5 credit hours through the Society of American Foresters.
The Montana Dept. of Agriculture has approved this workshop for 3 credits in dealer, forest pest control, ornamental pest control and research pest control.
Pesticide recertification credits will be applied for through Idaho and Washington.
Exhibitor and Program Questions
Richard Zabel, 503-226-4562.
Call Melinda at (503) 226-4562.