2019 Joint Annual Meeting: Northeast and Southern Forest Conservation Nursery Associations

Start Date: July 22, 2019
End Date: July 25, 2019
Location: Atlantic City, NJ

Monday, July 22

Travel day.
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm   Registration in front of Mambo meeting room, Havana Tower
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm   Icebreaker at the Mambo Room (located in the Havana Tower)

Tuesday, July 23

(Mambo Room – Havana Tower)
6:30 – 8 am   Continental breakfast
8:15 am   Welcome – Todd Wycoff, Bureau Chief
New Jersey conservation program
8:30 amForestry in NJBill Zipse
9:00 amPine barrensAndrew Anderson
9:30 amStewardship in NJJon Klischies
10:00 am   Morning break
Plant propagation
10:30 amFumigation trials in WisconsinRoger Bohringer
11:00 amAuburn Nursery CoopRyan Nadel
11:30 amCape May PMCScott Snell
12:00 pm   Lunch (Mambo Room)
Insects and diseases
1:00 pmPathogens in NJRich Buckley
1:30 pmSpotted LanternflyRosa Yoo
2:00 pmSouthern Pine BeetleKen Clark
2:30 pm   Afternoon break
Seed sourcing
3:00 pmSeed source identificationTom Knezick
3:30 pmSeed storage and conservationEd Toth
4:00 pmEastern Seed Zone forum updateCarrie Pike
4:30 pm   Meeting of NE Nursery Association
5:00 pm   Dinner ON YOUR OWN

Wednesday, July 24

(field tour)
6:30 am   Breakfast TBD
7:45 am   Board buses
8:00 am   Travel to Pineland nursery
9:00 am   Tour Pineland nursery
10:30 am   Refreshment break
11:00 am   Drive to NJ State nursery
12:00 pm   Lunch at NJ state nursery
1:00 pm   Tour NJ state nursery
3:00 pm   Return to hotel
5:00 pm   Depart for evening banquet
9:00 pm   Return from evening banquet

Thursday, July 25

Optional field trip to Cape May – we will carpool to Cape May, and find lunch.
12:00 pm   adjourn

Registration Information
Registration Pricing:

The registration fee is $325 if received by July 10, 2019 or $400 after July 10, 2019. The registration fee includes 7/22 icebreaker, 7/23 breakfast and lunch, 7/24 breakfast and lunch, 7/24 field trip transportation and 7/24 evening banquet as well as optional field trip 7/25. 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.

Vendor registration (includes exhibit space + regular registration) is $550.

Lodging Information:

All meeting events will take place at the Tropicana, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ. Reservations can be made by calling 800-247-8767 and mentioning the group code: Northeast Forest Nursery or online by clicking here. Single rooms are $139 plus tax and resort fee. After July 1, 2019, the reduced rate will be subject to availability.

The closest airports to the Tropicana are: Atlantic City (free hotel shuttle), or Philadelphia International Airport (no shuttles).

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