2019 NW Seed Orchard Managers Annual Meeting
End Date: June 19, 2019
Location: Mt. Shasta, CA
Tuesday June 18th
Breakfast on your own
8:15 am Welcome and Introductions – Lauren Magalska
8:30 am Drone applications and limitations – Nathan Moses-Gonzales
9:00 am Orchard pollination with drone – Mike Winch
9:30 am Fire rehabilitation and reforestation – an industry perspective – Mark Gray
10:00 am Fire rehabilitation and reforestation USFS perspective – Joe Sherlock
10:30 am Coffee break
10:45 am Seed production in other conifers – Arnaldo Ferreira
11:15 am Seed orchard research needs – round table discussion – Anna Magnuson
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Orchard tagging and inventory – Lauren Magalska
1:30 pm Update on ArborJet injectables – Don Grosman
2:00 pm Afternoon break
2:15 pm Revisiting abandoned Port Orford cedar common garden tests – Ron Rhatigan
2:45 pm Round table discussion – Lead by Mike Crawford
3:30 pm NWSOMA leadership and planning – Lead by Lauren Magalska
3:45 pm Adjorn
4:30 – 5:00 pm Optional ArborJet injectable demonstration – SPI Orchard, 16315 Old Westside Rd, Gazelle CA
5:30 pm Gather for Evening Social at Mt. Shasta Brewing Co., 360 College Ave
Weed, CA 96094, (530)938-2394
6:00 pm Dinner at Mt. Shasta Brewing Co.
Wednesday June 19th
Breakfast on your own
8:00 am Depart Best Western
9:10 am Arrive Cal Forest Nursery (1838 Eastside Rd, Etna CA)
10:10 am Depart
11:10 am Arrive Belcampo (Lunch stop) 4720 Scarface Rd, Gazelle
12:30 pm Depart
12:45 pm Arrive SPI orchard (16315 Old Westside Rd, Gazelle CA)
1:45 pm Depart
2:30 pm Arrive Ash Creek progeny test (10 miles east of McCloud on Hwy 89)
3:30 pm Depart
4:00 pm Arrive Best Western – meeting adjourned
Call for speakers!
We still have room in our agenda for additional speakers and topics.
Student and invited speaker registration discounts!
Please contact Lauren Magalska (lmagalska at portblakely.com) if you would like to present or need more information about discount registration rates.
For those who register prior to May 18, 2019 the early bird fee will be $250. Registration after that date will be $325 per person.
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.
A block of rooms has been set aside at the Best Western Tree House at $157.24 plus tax. The rooms are under the block name: Seed Orchard Managers and are available until May 17, 2019. After that date, rooms will be on a space available basis. Call 530-926-3101 for reservations.