2014 Inland Empire Reforestation Council - Coeur d’Alene, ID


Site Preparation for Successful Reforestation

March 4, 2014 • Coeur d’Alene Resort • Coeur d’Alene, ID

The 2014 IERC meeting offers a program highlighting steps that can be taken to enhance productivity of young stands and improve seedling establishment.   The program and registration link will be available soon through: westernforestry.org. For those who register prior to 31 January, the fee will be $90. Registration after that date will be $110 per person. A limited number of sponsorship opportunities exist as well.  
For overnight accommodations, a guest room block has been held at the Coeur d'Alene Resort (www.cdaresort.com). Reservations can be made by calling 800-688-5253. The room block is being held until 28 January. Reservations will continue to be accepted after this date on a space/rate available basis. Please reference the IERC Annual Meeting to receive the special rates; make reservations directly with the hotel as travel websites & travel agents will not have information regarding the conference.
Exhibitor and program questions: Anthony Davis,   asdavis@uidaho.edu or  or Jason Parke, jparke@mt.gov

Program and Registration

Date / Time

Start Time: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 8:30 AM

End Time: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 4:15 PM


Name: Coeur d’Alene Resort, Coeur d’Alene, ID


8:30 AM Introductions and WelcomeR. Jason Parke, Montana Dept. of Natural Resources, andAnthony S. Davis, Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research, University of Idaho
8:45 AM Site preparation concepts, impacts, and successes in the dry, moist, and cold forests of the Inland Empire, Russell Graham, Priest River Experimental Forest, US Forest Service
9:45 AM Sponsor Talks
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM Choosing a site preparation treatmentDan Miller, Precision Forestry LLC
11:00 AM Site preparation alterations of soil physical properties; short- and long-term results,Deborah Page-Dumroese, Rocky Mountain Research Station, US Forest Service
11:30 AM Broadcast burning for site preparationDennis Thomas, Northwest Management
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM All Business Meeting
1:15 PM Considerations for aerial herbicide applicationCarl Sostrom, Wilbur-Ellis
1:45 PM Ordering, storing and planting seedlingsAbbie Acuff, Potlatch Corp.
2:30 PM Break
3:00 PM New herbicides for site preparationJoel Fields, Wilbur-Ellis
3:30 PM Managing invasive speciesAmy Ferriter, Idaho Dept. of Agriculture
4:15 PM Closing Remarks and QuestionsR. Jason Parke and Anthony S. Davis
4:30 PM Adjourn to post-meeting social

Contact Info

Amanda or Richard

Email: richard@westernforestry.org

Phone: (888) 722-9416 or (503) 226-4562

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