Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative - Coeur d' Alene, ID

The IETIC Annual Meeting is always held in conjunction with the Inland Empire Reforestation Council Meeting. The IETIC Annual Meeting is a one-day conference featuring invited speakers who address current issues and advances in forest genetics and tree improvement and their links to silviculture, management, and ecosystem restoration.

41st Annual Meeting of the

Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative 

"Seed for the Future"

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Meeting begins at 8 am, registration opens at 7 am

Coeur d'Alene Resort Conference Center

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 

Registration Form

Program

7:00 Registration

8:00 Welcome

8:05 The Fourth Cycle of Loblolly Pine Breeding Has Begun in the
NCSU Cooperative Tree Improvement Program
Steve McKeand

9:05 Western Larch Tree Improvement and Seed Deployment in
Light of Climate Change in British Columbia
Barry Jaquish

10:05 Break

10:35 High-density Orchards: Can Advances in Fruit Tree Orchard
Management be Adapted to Conifer Seed Orchards?
Jeff DeBell

11:35 Western Larch Species Group Report
David Foushee

11:50 Western White Pine Species Group Report
Dennis Parent

12:05 Lunch

1:10 Does Breeding for Rapid Growth come at the Cost of Reduced
Resilience to Drought?
Anna Sala

2:10 Effectiveness of the Elite Tree Selection in the IETIC Ponderosa
Pine Breeding Program: Humans vs Squirrels
Raul de la Mata

2:40 Break

3:05 From the Top to the Bottom: Adaptive Variation and
Phenotypic Evolution in Whitebark Pine and Ponderosa Pine
under Warm Dry Climate
Marcus Warwell

4:05 Ponderosa Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Douglas-fir & Seed Supply
Working Group Reports
Marc L. Rust

4:30 Wrap-up and Adjourn 

 

Date / Time

Start Time: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 8:00 AM

End Time: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 4:30 PM

Location

Name: Coeur d'Alene Resort

City: Coeur d'Alene

State: Idaho

 

The Inland Empire Tree Improvement Cooperative
41st Annual Meeting

Seed for the Future

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Coeur d’Alene Resort Conference Center, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Speakers
Steve McKeand, Director, Cooperative Tree Improvement Program and Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University

The Fourth Cycle of Loblolly Pine Breeding Has Begun in the NCSU Cooperative
Tree Improvement Program

Barry Jaquish, Tree Breeder, British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations

Western Larch Tree Improvement and Seed Deployment in Light of Climate Change
in British Columbia

Jeff DeBell, Silviculturist/Geneticist, Washington Department of Natural Resources
High-density Orchards: Can Advances in Fruit Tree Orchard Management be Adapted
to Conifer Seed Orchards?

Anna Sala, Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana
Does Breeding for Rapid Growth come at the Cost of Reduced Resilience to Drought?

Raul de la Mata, Post-doctoral Researcher, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Montana Effectiveness of the Elite Tree Selection in the IETIC Ponderosa Pine Breeding Program: Humans vs Squirrels 

Marcus Warwell , Geneticist, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
From the Top to the Bottom: Adaptive Variation and Phenotypic Evolution in Whitebark Pine and Ponderosa Pine under Warm Dry Climate

Registration & Lodging

The registration fee is $90 per person if paid by February 19th, and $120 after February 19th. Fee for full-time students is $50. Fee includes breaks, lunch, and meeting supplies. A egistration form is available on the web (http://www.cnr.uidaho.edu/ietic/), simply select the “Meetings” button on the left side of the screen. Room reservations at the Coeur d’Alene Resort can be made by calling 1-800-688-5253. A block of rooms will be held until February 4, 2014 under “Department of Forestry” at rates of $85, $105, and $115. Please register for the conference and reserve your room NOW!

The IETIC Steering Committee will meet on March 6, 2014. The Inland Empire Reforestation Council will meet on March 4, 2014

Contact Info

Marc Rust

Email: mrust@uidaho.edu

Cell: 208-885-7109