2023 Inland Empire Reforestation Council (IERC) Meeting
Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID
42nd IERC Annual Meeting
8:00 Introduction and Welcome – Kristy Tucker, IERC Chair and Silviculture and Environmental Forester, PotlatchDeltic
8:15 Time to Order Seedlings! Wait… Seed? What? – Jeff Degraan, Reforestation Specialist, WA DNR
9:00 Establishing a Sustainable Seedling Supply – Nabil Khandduri, Nursery Specialist, WA DNR
9:45 Seedling Outplanting and Workforce Development – Matthew Aghai, DroneSeed/Silvaseed/Cal Forest
10:45 Pest Update:Cydia laricana Top Kill in Western Larch – Steve Cook, Department Head and Professor University of Idaho
11:35 Summer Planting in BC – Mark Hay, Manager, BCTS Seedling Services, Ministry of Forestry
1:30 Biochar: A Slash Reduction Method – Deb Dumroese, USDA Rocky Mtn Research Station
2:15 Trico® Pro: Deer Browse Repellent – Scot McGuire, Kwizda USA/Trico® Pro
3:15 Drone Use Cases – Regen Surveys and More – Jake Ferrigan, Aerotract
4:00 Adjourn and Reception
Registration is $195. The registration fee includes a lunch and refreshments. Checks should be made payable to Western Forestry and Conservation Association. Purchase orders, VISA/MasterCard, and American Express are accepted.
Call Melinda at (503) 226-4562 or use the contact form below.
Exhibitor and Sponsorships
A limited number of corporate sponsorships and exhibitor spaces are available. If you would like to exhibit there is an option on the registration page, click the red "Click here to register" button at the top of the page. The exhibitor fee includes one free registration for the conference.
If you would like to sponsor a coffee break, please contact Richard at 503-226-4562 or use the contact form below.
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 $105 plus tax. Reference Western Forestry and Conservation to receive the special rates and the rooms may be offered on a space available basis.
Society of American Foresters CFE Credits
Workshop attendees will be eligible for 6 Category 1 credits through the Society of American Foresters.
Idaho Pro-Logger Credits
Workshop attendees will be eligible for six (6) Idaho Pro-Logger credits.
Pesticide Recertification Credit
One pesticide recertification credit hour has been applied for thru WA and ID Department of Ag.