2012

Forest Export Markets: Opportunities in Japan and China

Portland, OR USA December 18, 2012 AGENDA Tuesday, December 18, 2012 9:00 Conference Welcome 9:10 Overview of Asian Markets and Fiber Supply ― Hank Ekstrom, Wood Resources International LLC, Seattle, WA. This presentation will cover the demand for imports of logs, woodchips, wood products and pulp in the key Asian markets of China, Japan, South Korea … Continue reading Forest Export Markets: Opportunities in Japan and China

Seed Technology For Forest And Conservation Nurseries

Tuesday, September 11 – Intertribal Nursery Council Meeting 9:00 General Welcome– Jeremy Pinto, USDA Forest Service, Moscow,IDFormal Welcome – Nita Rauch, USDA Forest Service, Bend, OR and Doug Manion, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Warm SpringsRound robin introductions 9:45 Reforestation and Restoration on the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation … Continue reading Seed Technology For Forest And Conservation Nurseries

Forest Road Surfacing

Basic Design Principles and Applied Practices November 1-2, 2012 • Holiday Inn, Springfield, OR Thursday November 1, 2012 9:00 Introduction, Workshop Overview and Scope Common Road Surfacing Issues – Surface Performance, High Costs, Water Quality & Safety Principal Factors Affecting Road Surfacing Performance – Soil Type, Season of Use and Compaction – Road Location and … Continue reading Forest Road Surfacing

Road Drainage Workshop 2012

9:00 The Big Picture: The Interaction Between Landforms, Roads and Hydrologic Functions – Stan Lubinus, Weyerhaeuser, Pe Ell, WA 9:30 Erosion Control in the Field – Dave Roberts, Port Blakely, Tumwater, WA 10:00 Break 10:30 Surface and Cross Drainage Design – Curt Veldhuisen, Skagit River System Cooperative, LaConner, WA 11:00 Managing for Peak Flows, Debris … Continue reading Road Drainage Workshop 2012

2nd Annual Field Technology – 2012

Location: Holiday Inn Airport, Portland, OR Start Date: 2012-09-26 End Date: 2012-09-27 Wednesday – Sept. 26, 2012 8:30 General Session 8:30 Trends and Emerging Technologies: Eric Gakstatter 9:15 UAVs: Joe Paiva 9:30 Mobile Phone and Applications: Jeff Shaner, ESRI 9:45 Open Source GIS Software: Dave Percy 10:00 Break Field Hardware: A Remote Sensing: B Mapping … Continue reading 2nd Annual Field Technology – 2012

Nutrient Dynamics of Planted Forests

Location: Vancouver, WA Start Date: 2012-11-27 End Date: 2012-11-28 SCOPE AND OBJECTIVES: This IUFRO symposium is intended to provide a forum for exchange of ideas related to principles of nutrition in nursery seedlings and juvenile forest trees. Emphasis will be placed on the development of effective and environmentally sound technologies to optimize seedling quality and … Continue reading Nutrient Dynamics of Planted Forests

Short Course: The Basics of Pine Region Forest Land and Timber Appraisal

This session is an intensive introduction to timber and timberland appraisal for natural resource professionals, appraisal professionals, finance, tax and legal professionals. You will learn how to construct an accurate appraisal for forest assets (timber and land). An accurately performed appraisal will help you receive top dollar when selling forest assets or bid at a … Continue reading Short Course: The Basics of Pine Region Forest Land and Timber Appraisal

Streambank Soil Bioengineering 2012

Click here for presentation files…. Monday, April 30, 2012 8:30 Greetings and scope of workshop A. Principles of Streambank Bioengineering• Basic principles of using plants as the main structural component to reduce erosion on streambanks • Limitations to vegetation thru streambank characteristics, bank geometry, site preparation, and vegetative types • Advantages of streambank bioengineering B. … Continue reading Streambank Soil Bioengineering 2012

Trust Management: A Viable Option for Public Forest Lands?

8:30 Introduction — Ann Forest Burns, American Forest Resource Council, Portland, OR 8:40 Keynote:  Federal Timber Lands Management is Failing Us: Is Trust Management the Answer? US Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR) 9:00 What is a Trust? A Review of the Legal Principals and Current Case Law — Elaine Spencer, Graham & Dunn PC, Seattle, WA … Continue reading Trust Management: A Viable Option for Public Forest Lands?

Inland Empire Reforestation Council 2012 Annual Meeting

Title: Inland Empire Reforestation Council 2012 Annual Meeting Location: Couer d’ Alene, IDLink out: Click hereStart Time: 08:30Date: 2012-02-28 8:30 Introductions and Welcome – Christopher Keyes, University of Montana, Missoula, MT and Anthony Davis, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 8:45 Tree shelter effects on microclimatic conditions and forest seedling development Douglass  Jacobs, Purdue University, West … Continue reading Inland Empire Reforestation Council 2012 Annual Meeting