2024 Scaling for Non-Scalers

Start Date: October 10, 2024
Location: Wilsonville, OR

9:00 am   What does a log scaler do?

10:00   Scaling Bureaus: How they operate and their role in log markets

10:30   Break

11:00   Northwest Log Scaling Rules: Applying uniformity and standardization within the Doug-fir processing area

11:30   Scaling logs on trucks

Noon   Lunch (included with registration)

1:00 pm   Understanding log grades and sorts

2:00   Break

2:15   Log accountability: Tracking the log load from landing to mill

3:45   Catch-all short topics

4:15 pm   Adjourn

About this Event
This conference will be held at the Holiday Inn Portland I-5 South Hotel & Convention Center, 25425 SW 95th Avenue, Wilsonville, OR.

Registration Information
Registration Pricing:

The registration fee for in-person is $395 if received by September 27, 2024 or $495 starting Sept. 28. The in-person registration fee includes a book of speaker materials, coffee, lunch, and other refreshments.

Cancellations on or before September 27, 2024 are subject to a 15% service charge. Cancellations received after that time will be charged the entire registration fee. Substitutions are always welcome.

About the Speaker:
Mike Belfry has been a scaler and cruiser for over 35 years in the PNW. Most recently he was operations manager for the Pacific Log Scaling Bureau where he provided trained scalers for customer job sites. Before that position, Mike was National Forest Regional Measurement Specialist with the Tongass National Forest in Alaska. He also owned his own professional services firm maintaining log inventories and monitoring log utilization. Prior to owning his firm, Mike served as the Alaska Manager for the Pacific Rim Log Scaling Bureau where he maintained and trained a workforce of up to 50 employees and scalers throughout Alaska.

Society of American Foresters CFE credits
Participants will be eligible for 5.5 CFE hours in Category 1 through the Society of American Foresters. You must sign the CFE sheet on-site to obtain credits.

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