2022 PNW Forest Vegetation Management Conference

Start Date: December 6, 2022
Location: Wilsonville, OR

PNW Forest Vegetation Management Conference:

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

8:30   Opening Remarks
8:45   Seven Years of Vegetation Management Research: Lessons LearnedMax Wightman, WA DNR
9:45   Oregon & Washington Pesticide Laws and Rule Changes Katie Murray, Oregonians for Food and Shelter and Ben Buchholz,  WA Friends of Farms & Forests
10:45   Break
11:15  Efficient establishment: Stopping weeds before they emerge – Harry Quicke, ENVU (formerly Bayer Corp)
12:15   Lunch
1:15   ENVU Product UpdateJerry Ellis, ENVU
1:30  The Ins and Outs of a Well-Written Reforestation Contract Zak Thomas, WA DNR
2:00   Pesticide Handling Safety and Update on PPE Wendy Wheeler, WSU Pesticide Educator
3:00   Waiting for the Comet: Slashpiles are DinosaursDebbie Page-Dumroese, Rocky Mt Research Station
3:30   Break
3:45   Veg. Mgmt Coop Research UpdatesCarlos Gonzalez, OR State University VMRC
4:45   Applied Practices for Reforestation Under Changing Climate and Forest ConditionsRobert Slesak, PNW Research Station
5:15   Reception

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

8:00  Cowboy Science: What You See is not What You GetDiane Haase, USDA Forest Service
8:30   OR Pesticide Rule Enforecment Activities, PPE and Handling SafetyAndrea Sonnen, OR Dept of Agriculture
9:30   Break
10:00   Corteva Product UpdateRob LaGrange, Corteva
10:15   A Billion Trees in the Ground: The REPLANT Act is HereKas Dumroese, Rocky MT Research Station
10:45   Vegetation Management after Forest WildfiresJerome Otto, Corteva
Noon Lunch
1:00  Glyphosate Environmental Chemistry and Exposure Assessment Allan Felsot, WA State University
2:00   MAX SDI: Understanding Site and Species Limitations and Carrying CapacityMark Kimsey, U of I
2:30   Using Drones for Applied ReforestationMark Micheletti, WA DNR
3:00   Update on the Private Forest Accord and the Oregon Forest Practices ActSeth Barnes, OR Forest Industries Council
3:30   Adjourn

About the Conference
The conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Portland South at 25425 SW 95th Ave. in Wilsonville, OR. The hotel can be reached at: 503-682-2211 or by clicking here.

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