2022 Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative (IETIC) Annual Meeting
Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID
8:05 Reforestation under a Changing Climate: Considerations to Increase Establishment Success and Long-term Resilience – Rob Slesak, Research Silviculturist, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station
9:05 Coastal Douglas-Fir For the 21st Century: Cooperative Tree Improvement Updates from the US Pacific Northwest – Dr. Keith Jayawickrama, Director, Northwest Tree Improvement Cooperative
10:35 Establishment of a New Ponderosa Pine Breeding Program in British Columbia – Marie Vance, Research Scientist, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural
11:35 Western Larch Species Group Report – Kelsey Grover
11:45 Western White Pine Species Group Report – Don Patterson
1:00 Western Larch Seed Treatments to Address Pathogens and Optimize Orchard Seed Use Efficiency – Nabil Khadduri, Nursery Scientist, Webster Forest Nursery, Washington Department of Natural Resources
2:00 Harvest and Fire: Implications for Carbon Storage and Larch Regeneration under Changing Climate – Kas Dumroese, Research Plant Physiologist, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
3:20 Climate Based Seed Transfer Models for Inland Species – Marc L. Rust
4:20 Seed Supply Working Group Reports – Marc L. Rust, Director, Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative
4:45 Wrap-up & Adjourn
48th Annual Meeting
Planting the Future
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Coeur d’Alene Resort Conference Center
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
All speakers are planning to attend in person, but will present virtually if they are unable to travel.
The IETIC Steering Committee will meet March 3, 2022 and the Inland Empire Reforestation Council will meet March 1, 2022.
The registration fee is $130 per person if paid by February 16th, and $160 after February 16th. Fee includes breaks, lunch, and meeting supplies.
Room reservations at the Coeur d’Alene Resort can be made by calling 888-965-6542. A block of rooms will be held until February 1, 2022 under "Western Forestry & Conservation Association" at $96 and $135 per night. Please register for the conference and reserve your room NOW!