2019 Inland Empire Reforestation Council Meeting

Agenda
Start Date: March 5, 2019
Location: Coeur d'Alene Resort, Coeur d'Alene, ID

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8:00Welcome and IntroductionPatrick Whalen, 2019 IERC Chair and Inland Empire Paper

8:05Lessons Learned from Ten Years of Tending the WoodratTyler Nelson, Idaho Dept of Lands

8:45Cone Collection: Timing and Selection of Crop TreesRich Schaefer, Alpha Services

9:30   Break

10:00Gallons Per Acre: How Much Does it Really Matter? The Ins and Outs of Aerial Application RatesCorey Fransen, Wilbur Ellis

10:452019 Silvicultural and Harvesting Cost Survey Results – Dan Opalach, Forest Biometrics Research Institute

11:15Competition and Site Interactions Experiment: Understanding Vegetation Management Treatment ResponsesMaxwell Wightman, Vegetation Management Research Cooperative, Oregon State University

Noon   Lunch

1:00Beyond Averages, Transforming Your Regen Plots into Useful InformationBruce Ripley, Hancock Forest Management

1:45Incorporating Competing Vegetation and Seedling Quality Into an Early Seedling Performance ModelAndrew Nelson, University of Idaho

2:15   Break

2:30Using UAVs to Conduct Surveys, Herbicide Applications, and Aerial Seed Deployment in Forests and RangelandsMatthew Aghai, DroneSeed

3:00Panel Discussion: The Real Life Nuts and Bolts of Forestry Operations:

  • Bill Pittman, Stimson
  • Ben Rost, Hancock
  • Chance Brumley, Potlatch Deltic
  • Phil Anderson, WA State Dept of Natural Resources
  • Julie Donohoe, Idaho Dept. of Lands

4:30   Adjourn and reception

About the Conference
The meeting will be held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

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End Date: April 12, 2019
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Fundamentals and Best Practices for Forest Inventories
Start Date: May 7, 2019
Conference Location: Olympia, WA
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Start Date: May 29, 2019
End Date: May 30, 2019
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Advanced Insect and Disease Field Session: Identification, Life Cycles, Control Measures and Silvicultural Regimes
Start Date: June 17, 2019
End Date: June 20, 2019
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IUFRO 2019 Joint Conference: Genetics of Five-needle Pines & Rusts of Forest Trees
Start Date: July 23, 2019
End Date: July 26, 2019
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