2015 PNW Reforestation Council Meeting
End Date: October 8, 2015
Location: Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA
Thursday, October 8, 2015
8:35 Site Prep Prior to Harvest – Jim Carr, Campbell Global, North Bend, OR
9:00 Minor Species Requirements: From Seed to Seedling Storage – Mark Montville, PRT Oregon, Hubbard, OR
9:30 Benefits of Mixed Species Plantings: Outplanting, Logistics, and Site Selection – Brian Morris, Washington Department of Natural Resources
10:30 Public Perception of Forest Management in Oregon – Mike Cloughesy, Oregon Forest Resources Institute, Portland, OR
11:00 Communicating a Positive Forestry Message to the Public – Koshare Eagle, Koshare Eagle Consulting, Olympia, WA
1:00 Making PCT Decisions on Your Stands: Landowner Case histories
1. Evelyn Hukari, Oregon Dept. of Forestry, Philomath, OR
2. Stephanie Wessell, Bureau of Land Management
3. Jerry Anderson, Hancock Resource Management, Independence, OR
2:00 Panel and audience discussion on PCT management and decision making – Scott McLeod, Washington Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA
2:45 Covering All the Bases in Spraying Projects – Jim Carr, Campbell Group, North Bend, OR
3:15 The Effects of Herbicide Use on Wildlife – Gary Roloff, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
The registration fee is $195 if registering by October 1 or $235 if registering after October 1. The registration fee includes a book of speaker materials, lunch and refreshments.
Discounted registration offer: A workshop titled Using Herbicides for Site Prep and Release on Forested Lands is being offered on October 7 at the Heathman Lodge. If you would like to register for both the 10/7 and 10/8 workshops, the combined registration fee is discounted to $325 if registering by October 1 or $375 after October 1. Either workshop registration page will provide this option at www.westernforestry.org.
Payment information: 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. Registration is available at www.westernforestry.org
Cancellations: Cancellations received on or before October 1, 2015 are subject to a 15% service charge. Cancellations received after that time will be charged the entire registration fee, but substitutions are always welcome
Reduced rate lodging is available at the Heathman by calling 888-475-3100 or 360-254-3100 and by mentioning Western Forestry and Conservation. The rate for a single or double room is $114 plus tax. Reservations after 9/17/15 will be subject to space availability.
The workshop will be held at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA. The Heathman is located at 7801 NE Greenwood Dr. Take SR-500 East off I-5 in Vancouver. Exit at NE Thurston Way and go north to NE Parkway DR. Turn left on Parkway and the Lodge is on the left. The Heathman can be viewed at: www.heathmanlodge.com
Continuing Education Credits:
Workshop attendees will be eligible for 6.0 CFE credits in Category 1 through the Society of American Foresters.