2014 Joint Meeting, NWSOMA and BCSOA - Salmon Arm, BC


Conference Registration Information
Prestige Harbourfront Resort in Salmon Arm, BC
Lodging is available at the Prestige Harbourfront Resort in Salmon Arm, BC. Their number is 250.833.5800 and the room block is open based on availability. Use the group name: BCSOA. The hotels web address is: http://www.prestigehotelsandresorts.com/prestige-harbourfront-resort-salmon-arm/
Registration is available at www.westernforestry.org or by calling Amanda at 503-226-4562. The fee is $150 with optional guest banquet tickets available at an additional $25. The banquet is included with regular registration fee. 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.

Date / Time

Start Time: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 12:00 AM

End Time: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:00 AM


Name: Prestige Hotel

City: Salmon Arm

State: BC

Conference Agenda

Start Date: June 17, 2014
End Date: June 18, 2014
Conference Location: Salmon Arm, BC • Prestige Hotel

Tuesday, June 17

8:45 – 9:00 Load buses for drive to Skimikin Nursery
9:30 Welcome and Housekeeping
9:45 Tour # 1: Grafting techniques and success
10:30  Refreshments
10:45 Tour #2: Growing A-class seed; nursery tour
11:20 Load buses for drive to Recline Ridge Winery
11:30 Agriculture tour at Recline Ridge Winery & Wine Tasting—available for purchase
12:30 Lunch Break
1:20 Drive to Skimikin Seed Orchards
1:30 Orchard safety— FARSHA— Carol Reid
2:00 Orchard tour with speakers and discussion:
  Greg O’Neill (MoFLNR)—Assisted Migration
3:00 Refreshments
3:15 Orchard tour continued:
  Nick Ukrainetz (MoFLNR)—ARRT (Pw resistance trial);
Pli clonebank
  Jim Corrigan (MoFLNR)—Pest Management in Conifer Seed Orchards
4:30 Adjourn and load buses for return to Prestige Hotel
5:00 Arrive at Prestige Hotel
6:00 Dinner and Entertainment—Hudson Salon, Prestige Hotel

Wednesday, June 18

8:00 Breakfast at the Prestige Hotel; Hudson Salon
9:00 Stephen Joyce (MoFLNR)—A-class seed supply and demand
9:30 Mario Lanthier (CropHealth Advising & Research)—Nutrient deficiencies in conifer plants
10:15 Refreshments
10:30 Mario Lanthier (CropHealth Advising & Research)—Nutrient deficiencies in conifer plants continued
11:15 Guy Burdikin (West Fraser Timber Ltd)—A-class seed from a silviculture perspective
11:40 Diane Renaud (West Fraser Timber Ltd)—Alberta Tree Improvement Program
12:15 Lunch Break
1:00 Northwest Seed Orchard Managers Association—Speaker TBA
1:45 Anne Berland (University of Victoria)—Climate impacts on seed and cone production in provenance trials in British Columbia
2:30 Refreshments
2:45 Mike Crawford (Bureau of Land Management) BLM Frost Protection program
3:30 Dave Kolotelo (MoFLNR—BC Tree Seed Centre)—Cone Maturation, Collection, Storage and Handling
4:00 BCSOA business meeting
4:30 Adjourn

Contact Info

Amanda or Richard

Email: richard@westernforestry.org

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

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