2023 Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative (IETIC) Annual Meeting

Start Date: March 8, 2023
Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID

7:00   Registration
8:00   Welcome

8:05   The Texas Tree Improvement Two-Step: Using Your Past to Guide Your Future
Fred Raley, Texas A&M Forest Service
9:05   Pining for Home: Seed Transfer 2.0
Greg O’Neill, British Columbia Ministry of Forests
10:05   Break

10:35   Hot topics – Genomics and Climate-based Seed Deployment Research by the Pacific Northwest Tree Improvement Research Cooperative
Glenn Howe, Oregon State University
11:35   Western Larch Species Group Report
Kelsie Grover
11:45   Western White Pine Species Group Report
Don Patterson
12:00   Lunch

1:00   Low Carbs aren’t for Trees: the Link between Non‐structural Carbohydrate Storage and Plant Water Relations
Anna Sala, University of Montana
2:00   Happy Trees, Happy Seed – Seed Orchard Psychology 101
Kat Spencer, British of Columbia Ministry of Forests
3:00   Break

3:20   Title Pending –
Vovener Edmond, University of Idaho
3:50   Russell H. Hudson Tree Improvement Award for Excellence – Student Experience –
Sarah Larson, University of Idaho
4:05   Seed Supply Working Group Reports
Marc L. Rust

About the Conference
The Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative (IETIC) 49th Annual Meeting, From Science to Seed, will be held at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Conference Center, 115 S. 2nd Street, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 on Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

The IETIC Steering Committee will meet March 9, 2023 and the Inland Empire Reforestation Council will meet March 7, 2023.