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 ToolBrad St. Clair, USFS Pacific Northwest Research Station

0910 Planning Effective Herbicide ProjectsDan Miller, Precision Forestry LLC

1005 Break

1035 Forest Restoration: An Ecophysiological, or Seedling’s PerspectiveSteve Grossnickle, NurseryToForest Solutions

1135 Seedling Handling for Successful ReforestationAram Eramian, USFS Coeur d’Alene Nursery

1210 Lunch and IERC Committee meeting

1315 Cleantraxx and Esplanade: Two New Herbicides for Forestry Site Prep and ReleaseHarry Quicke, Bayer Vegetation Management

1405 Nursery Crop Visits: What to Look for and the Questions to Ask Your GrowerAbbie Acuff, PotlatchDeltic

1505 Break

1535 Impacts of Dwarf Mistletoe in Leave Trees on Understory RegenerationBrennan Ferguson, USFS Wenatchee Service Center

1625 Nursery Production Timelines: Tips for Successful Grower and Buyer PartnershipsDon Regan, University of Idaho Pitkin Forestry Nursery

1700 Meeting Adjourn and Social

Conference Photos

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.