2019 Inland Empire Reforestation Council Meeting

Agenda
Start Date: March 5, 2019
Location: Coeur d'Alene Resort, Coeur d'Alene, ID

8:00Welcome and IntroductionPatrick Whalen, 2019 IERC Chair and Inland Empire Paper

8:05Lessons Learned from Ten Years of Tending the WoodratTyler Nelson, Idaho Dept of Lands

8:45Cone Collection: Timing and Selection of Crop TreesRich Schaffer, Alpha Services

9:30   Break

10:00Gallons Per Acre: How Much Does it Really Matter? The Ins and Outs of Aerial Application RatesCorey Fransen, Wilbur Ellis

10:452019 Silvicultural and Harvesting Cost Survey Results – Dan Opalach, Forest Biometrics Research Institute

11:15Stocking SurveysSpeaker TBA

Noon   Lunch

1:00Incorporating Competing Vegetation and Seedling Quality Into an Early Seedling Performance ModelAndrew Nelson, University of Idaho

1:45Using UAVs to Conduct Surveys, Herbicide Applications, and Aerial Seed Deployment in Forests and RangelandsMatthew Aghai, DroneSeed

2:15   Break

2:30Panel Discussion: The Real Life Nuts and Bolts of Forestry Operations:

  • Bill Pittman, Stimson
  • Ben Rost, Hancock
  • Chance Brumley, Potlatch Deltic
  • Phil Anderson, WA State Dept of Natural Resources
  • Julie Donohoe, Idaho Dept. of Lands

4:00   Adjourn and reception

The Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative

46th Annual Meeting
From Science to Seed

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Coeur d’Alene Resort

The meeting agenda and registration information can be found at: https://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/ietic/2meetings.htm.

The IETIC Steering Committee will meet on 3/7/19. You can register for both IETIC meetings using the link above.

How to Sponsor
A limited number of corporate sponsorships and exhibitor spaces are available, please contact Richard Zabel by using the contact form below to identify the best fit for your organization.

About this Event
The meeting will be held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, ID.

Registration Information
Registration Pricing:

For those who register prior to February 26, 2019 the fee will be $155. Registration after that date will be $185 per person. The registration fee includes a book of speaker materials, lunch and refreshments. Checks should be made payable to Western Forestry and Conservation Association. Purchase orders, VISA/MasterCard, and American Express are accepted. Tax id # 930-331-712.

Cancellations:
Cancellations received on or before February 26, 2019 are subject to a 15% service charge. Cancellations received after that time will be charged the entire registration fee, but substitutions are always welcome.

Lodging Information:

For overnight accommodations, a guest room block is available at the Resort. Reservations can be made by calling 888-965-6542. Single and double rooms in the Lake Tower are $135 plus tax. Single or double rooms in Park Tower or North Wing are $94 plus tax. The room block is being held until February 4, 2019. Reservations will continue to be accepted after this date on a space/rate available basis. Please reference Western Forestry and Conservation to receive the special rates.

Society of American Foresters CFE Credits:
Workshop attendees will be eligible for credits through the Society of American Foresters.

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