2018 Inland Empire Reforestation Council Meeting

Start Date: March 6, 2018
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

1005 Break

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

1505 Break

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

While you are in Coeur d'Alene, here's 2 workshops following the reforestation meeting.

The Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative
45th Annual Meeting
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.
About this Event
The meeting will be held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Registration Information
Registration Pricing:

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.

Lodging Information:

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.

Registration Questions
Call Melinda at (503) 226-4562.

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