2019 Inland Empire Reforestation Council Meeting
Location: Coeur d'Alene Resort, Coeur d'Alene, ID
8:00 Welcome and Introduction – Patrick Whalen, 2019 IERC Chair and Inland Empire Paper
8:05 Lessons Learned from Ten Years of Tending the Woodrat – Tyler Nelson, Idaho Dept of Lands
8:45 Cone Collection: Timing and Selection of Crop Trees – Rich Schaffer, Alpha Services
10:00 Gallons Per Acre: How Much Does it Really Matter? The Ins and Outs of Aerial Application Rates – Corey Fransen, Wilbur Ellis
10:45 2019 Silvicultural and Harvesting Cost Survey Results – Dan Opalach, Forest Biometrics Research Institute
11:15 Stocking Surveys – Speaker TBA
1:00 Incorporating Competing Vegetation and Seedling Quality Into an Early Seedling Performance Model – Andrew Nelson, University of Idaho
1:45 Using UAVs to Conduct Surveys, Herbicide Applications, and Aerial Seed Deployment in Forests and Rangelands – Matthew Aghai, DroneSeed
2:30 Panel 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
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.
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 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.
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.