2022 Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative (IETIC) Annual Meeting

Start Date: March 2, 2022
Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID

7:00 Registration
8:00 Welcome
8:05 Reforestation under a Changing Climate: Considerations to Increase Establishment Success and Long-term ResilienceRob Slesak, Research Silviculturist, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station
9:05 Coastal Douglas-Fir For the 21st Century: Cooperative Tree Improvement Updates from the US Pacific NorthwestDr. Keith Jayawickrama, Director, Northwest Tree Improvement Cooperative
10:05 Break
10:35 Establishment of a New Ponderosa Pine Breeding Program in British ColumbiaMarie Vance, Research Scientist, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural
11:35 Western Larch Species Group ReportKelsey Grover
11:45 Western White Pine Species Group ReportDon Patterson
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Western Larch Seed Treatments to Address Pathogens and Optimize Orchard Seed Use EfficiencyNabil Khadduri, Nursery Scientist, Webster Forest Nursery, Washington Department of Natural Resources
2:00 Harvest and Fire: Implications for Carbon Storage and Larch Regeneration under Changing Climate – Kas Dumroese, Research Plant Physiologist, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
3:00 Break
3:20 Climate Based Seed Transfer Models for Inland SpeciesMarc L. Rust
4:20 Seed Supply Working Group ReportsMarc L. Rust, Director, Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative
4:45 Wrap-up & Adjourn

About the Conference
The Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative
48th Annual Meeting
Planting the Future
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Coeur d’Alene Resort Conference Center
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

All speakers are planning to attend in person, but will present virtually if they are unable to travel.

The IETIC Steering Committee will meet March 3, 2022 and the Inland Empire Reforestation Council will meet March 1, 2022.