2022 Intermountain Forestry Cooperative Technical Meeting

Start Date: March 22, 2022
Location: Moscow, ID

42nd Annual Technical Meeting of the Intermountain Forestry Cooperative
All Times Pacific

7:30 – 8:00 Registration – Check-in

8:00 – 8:05 Welcome and Housekeeping Items

8:05 – 8:45 James A. Moore Keynote Address: Silviculture and remote sensing: How will we harness big data for big benefits?Rachel Cook, Forest Productivity Cooperative, NC State University

8:45 – 9:45 PPDM Update: Identifying key site and stand drivers of thinning response in Douglas-fir, western larch and ponderosa pine dominated standsMark Kimsey, IFC

9:45 – 10:15 Break + Project Discussion

10:15 – 11:00 PPDM Update: Western larch vs Douglas-fir – differential growth performance across silvicultural treatments, site type and density classTerry Shaw, IFC

11:00 – 11:30 Member Project Discussion Period

11:30 – 1:00 Lunch (on your own)

1:00 – 1:30 Regional Spotlight: Using hyperspectral imaging to evaluate forest health riskJohn Couture, Center for Plant Biology, Purdue University

1:30 – 2:00 Stand Response to Thinning: Enhancing Response Prediction through ModelingJason Cross, Stand Management Cooperative, University of Washington

2:00 – 2:30 A nonparametric approach to modeling site productivity in northern CaliforniaLogan Wimme, IFC Scholar and Elijah Allensworth, New Forests

2:30 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 3:30 Introducing the IFC Online Forest Carrying Capacity CalculatorJennifer Hinds, Research Computing and Data Services, University of Idaho

3:30 – 3:50 Realized Gain and Seed Source Trial: Project status reportMark Kimsey, IFC

3:50 – 4:00 Meeting wrap-up

About the Conference
About the Coop: The Intermoutain Forestry Cooperative is an applied forest research cooperative at the University of Idaho funded by Industry and Public forest management organizations. Each year the IFC holds a technical meeting to provide members and the public updates on IFC research activities and collaborative work across the United States. A steering committee meeting is held following the technical meeting for member organization representatives to discuss research progress and conduct an annual budget audit.