2019 NW Seed Orchard Managers Annual Meeting

Start Date: June 18, 2019
End Date: June 19, 2019
Location: Mt. Shasta, CA

Draft Agenda

Tuesday June 18th

Breakfast on your own
8:15 amWelcome and IntroductionsLauren Magalska
8:30 amDrone applications and limitationsNathan Moses-Gonzales
9:00 amOrchard pollination with droneMike Winch
9:30 amFire rehabilitation and reforestation – an industry perspectiveMark Gray
10:00 amFire rehabilitation and reforestation USFS perspectiveJoe Sherlock
10:30 am   Coffee break
10:45 amSeed production in other conifersArnaldo Ferreira
11:15 amSeed orchard research needs – round table discussionAnna Magnuson
12:00 pm   Lunch
1:00 pmOrchard tagging and inventoryLauren Magalska
1:30 pmUpdate on ArborJet injectablesDon Grosman
2:00 pm   Afternoon break
2:15 pmRevisiting abandoned Port Orford cedar common garden tests – Ron Rhatigan
2:45 pmRound table discussionLead by Mike Crawford
3:30 pmNWSOMA leadership and planningLead by Lauren Magalska
3:45 pm   Adjorn
4:30 – 5:00 pm Optional ArborJet injectable demonstrationSPI 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

About this Event
The 2019 SOMA annual meeting will take place at the Best Western Plus Tree House, 111 Morgan Way, Mt. Shasta, CA.

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.

Registration Information
Registration Pricing:

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.

Lodging Information:

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.

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