Westside Forest Health Issues: Identification and Management
Location: Holiday Inn Portland South, Wilsonville, OR
8:30 Steps of Diagnosis for Insect and Disease Problems – Beth Willhite, Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Westside Insect and Disease Service Center, Sandy, OR
9:00 Black Stain Root Disease – Sarah Navarro, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem, OR
9:30 Armillaria Root Disease/ Laminated Root Rot – Kristen Chadwick, Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Westside Insect and Disease Service Center, Sandy, OR
10:30 Swiss Needle Cast: An Epic Tale of Complex Interactions Between Climate, Trees and a Pathogen – Dave Shaw, Extension Forest Health, College of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
11:00 Douglas-Fir Beetle – Glenn Kohler, Washington Dept. of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA
11:30 Managing for White Pine Blister Rust: Bringing Western White Pine into Westside Silviculture – Holly Kearns, Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Westside Insect and Disease Service Center, Sandy, OR
1:00 Identifying Diseases on Seedlings – Anna Leon, Weyerhaeuser, Centralia, WA
1:30 Drought Impacts on Forest Health and Flatheaded Wood Borer Management – Bill Schaupp, Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Southwest Oregon Service Center, Central Point, OR (invited)
2:15 Bark Beetles and Wood Borers in Drought-Stressed Douglas-Fir – Glenn Kohler, Washington Dept. of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA
3:00 Sudden Oak Death – Sarah Navarro, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem, OR
3:30 Invasive Forest Insect and Disease Threats to Oregon and Washington – Wyatt Williams, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem, OR
The registration fee is $225 if received by October 11 or $295 after October 11. The registration fee includes a book of the speaker’s PowerPoint slides and lunch. 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.
Cancellations received by October 11 are subject to a 15% service charge. Cancellations received after that time will be charged the entire registration fee, but substitutions are always welcome.
Call Melinda at (503) 226-4562 or use the contact form below.
No block of rooms has been set aside for this workshop.
Continuing Education Credits:
Conference attendees will be are eligible for 5.5 CFE Cat 1 credits through the Society of American Foresters.
Washington attendees are eligible for 6 pesticide recertification credits through the Washington State Dept. of AG.
Applications for pesticide recertification credits have been sent to Oregon.