2016 PNW Reforestation Council Annual Meeting

Agenda
Start Date: October 4, 2016
Location: Heathman Lodge, Vancouver, WA

8:30     Rise and Shine: How do Northwest Trees Know When Winter is Over? Connie Harrington, PNW Research station, USDA Forest Service, Olympia, WA

9:00     Update on H2B Visas and Labor AvailabilityRobert Zaharie, Alpha Services, Coeur d’Alene, ID

9:30     Testing the Impact of Experimental Herbicide Treatments on Breeding Productivity of Early-Successional Forest SongbirdsJim Rivers, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

10:00   Break

10:30   Let’s Talk Labels: Information on the Label, Parts of the Label, Why it is Important, and What it MeansMike Odenthal, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Salem, OR

11:30  Lessons Learned From ODA Agriculture and Forestry Enforcement Cases: Emphasis on Drift, Coexistence and Worker ProtectionMike Odenthal

Noon   Lunch

1:00     The Economic Results of a PNW Silvicultural Costs Survey: Are You Swimming Above or Below the Financial Waterline?  Jim Arney, Forest Biometrics Research Institute, Portland, OR

2:00     Further Advancements in Sampling Young Plantations with Super High Resolution ImageryDave Shear, Eagle Imaging, Corvallis, OR

2:30     Break

2:45     What is Your Favorite Hardware or Software for Getting the Job Done? 5 minute lighning talks on the equipment, applications and software used by operational foresters.  We would like to hear of your discoveries . . . see note in other column.

3:15     Update on 2017 Worker Protection Standards – Grant Jackson, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Salem, OR

4:15     Adjourn

Upcoming Conferences and Workshops
Skyline Layout, Management and Logging Safety
Start Date: February 10, 2020
End Date: February 11, 2020
Conference Location: Springfield, OR
40th Annual Inland Empire Reforestation Council Meeting
Start Date: March 3, 2020
Conference Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID
The Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative 2020 Annual Meeting: Breed for Seed
Start Date: March 4, 2020
Conference Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID
2020 Intermountain Forestry Cooperative Annual Meeting
Start Date: March 24, 2020
End Date: March 25, 2020
Conference Location: Moscow, ID
2020 Fundamentals and Best Practices for Forest Inventories
Start Date: April 9, 2020
Conference Location: Springfield, OR
2020 Scaling for Non-Scalers: Understanding the Scaling Process, Log Rules, Sorts, Grades and Accountability
Start Date: September 15, 2020
Conference Location: Springfield, OR