2021 Intermountain Forestry Cooperative Annual Meeting

Start Date: March 23, 2021
Location: Virtual (via Zoom) or In-Person (Best Western Plus - University Inn, Moscow, ID)

Tuesday, March 23rd

7:30 – 8:00 Registration – Check-in

8:00 – 8:10 Welcome and Housekeeping Items

8:10 – 8:50 James A. Moore Keynote Address: Biometrics in the era of remotely sensed forest inventory: Opportunity and RiskJohn Paul McTague, Southern Cross Biometrics

8:50 – 9:20 An overview of NAIP photogrammetric point clouds for forest monitoringJacob Strunk, Vegetation Monitoring and Remote Sensing Team, PNW FIA, USFS

9:20 – 9:40 Break

9:40 – 10:10 International Spotlight: SKYLAB forest AI – fully digitalised inventories from seedling through vitality to timber and carbon stock utlizing image based photogrammetryAlbrect von Ruffer, Skylab, Hamburg, Germany

10:10 – 10:40 Conifer seedling mortality response thresholds to vegetation competition and site typeAndrew Nelson, University of Idaho

10:40 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:30 Regional Spotlight: Some new findings on loblolly pine plantations from long-term large-scale experimental studiesDehai Zhao, University of Georgia

11:30 – 12:00 PPDM Update: Ponderosa pine 6-Yr thinning response by site type and density classMark Kimsey, IFC

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch (on your own)

1:30 – 2:00 PPDM Update: Western larch 4-Yr thinning response by site type and density classMark Kimsey, IFC

2:00 – 2:30 PPDM Update: Physiographic influence on Douglas-fir thinning responseRyan Heiderman, IFC Scholar

2:30 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 3:30 Stimson Hidden Meadows Study: Western larch response to thinning and multi-nutrient fertilizationLogan Wimme, IFC Scholar and Don Patterson, Stimson Lumber Company

3:30 – 3:50 New IFC Project Introduction: Douglas-fir woods run vs improved seed site type Realized Gain TrialMark Kimsey, IFC

3:50 – 4:00 Meeting wrap-up

About the Conference
41st Technical Meeting of the Intermountain Forestry Cooperative

March 23rd, All Day (Technical Meeting)
March 24th, 8:00 – 2:00 (Steering Committee Meeting – for Steering Committee Members Only)

  1. Online through Zoom.
  2. In-Person at the Best Western Plus - University Inn, 1516 Pullman Road, Moscow, ID 83843.
Register through WFCA for access to meeting weblinks.