Site Preparation for Successful Reforestation Inland Empire Reforestation Council

Link to PDF version of conference materialsMarch 4, 2014 – Coeur d’Alene Resort – Coeur d’Alene, ID


8:30 AM Introductions and Welcome, R. Jason Parke, Montana Dept. of Natural Resources, and Anthony 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 treatment, Dan 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 preparation, Dennis Thomas, Northwest Management
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM All Business Meeting
1:15 PM Considerations for aerial herbicide application, Carl Sostrom, Wilbur-Ellis
1:45 PM Ordering, storing and planting seedlings, Abbie Acuff, Potlatch Corp.
2:30 PM Break
3:00 PM New herbicides for site preparation, Joel Fields, Wilbur-Ellis
3:30 PM Managing invasive species, Amy Ferriter, Idaho Dept. of Agriculture
4:15 PM Closing Remarks and Questions, R. Jason Parke and Anthony S. Davis
4:30 PM Adjourn to post-meeting social