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2023 Inland Empire Reforestation Council (IERC) Meeting

March 7, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST

The 42nd IERC Annual Meeting will be held on March 7, 2023, at the at the Coeur d’Alene Resort in Coeur d’Alene, ID.


8:00   Introduction and Welcome – Kristy Tucker, IERC Chair and Silviculture and Environmental Forester, PotlatchDeltic

8:15   Time to Order Seedlings! Wait… Seed? What? – Jeff Degraan, Reforestation Specialist, WA DNR

9:00    Establishing a Sustainable Seedling Supply – Nabil Khandduri, Nursery Specialist, WA DNR

9:45   Seedling Outplanting and Workforce Development – Matthew Agahi, DroneSeed/Silvaseed/Cal Forest

10:30  Break

10:45  Pest Update:Cydia laricana Top Kill in Western Larch – Steve Cook, Department Head and Professor University of Idaho

11:30  Summer Planting in BC – Mark Hay, Manager, BCTS Seedling Services, Ministry of Forestry

12:15  Lunch

1:30    Biochar: A Slash Reduction Method – Deb Dumroese, USDA  Rocky Mtn Research Station

2:15    Trico® Pro: Deer Browse Repellent – Scot McGuire, Kwizda USA/Trico® Pro

3:00    Drone Use Cases – Regen Surveys and More – Jake Ferrigan, Aerotract

3:45   Adjourn

Registration is $195. The registration fee includes a lunch and refreshments. Checks should be made payable to Western Forestry and Conservation Association. Purchase orders, VISA/MasterCard, and American Express are accepted.

Lodging Information: For overnight accommodations, a guest room block is available at the Resort. Reservations can be made by calling 888-965-6542. Single and double rooms in the Lake Tower are $135 plus tax. Single or double rooms in Park Tower or North Wing are $105 plus tax. Reference Western Forestry and Conservation to receive the special rates and the rooms may be offered on a space available basis.

Society of American Foresters CFE Credits
Workshop attendees will be eligible for credits through the Society of American Foresters.

Pesticide Recertification Credit One pesticide recertification credit hour has been applied for thru WA and ID Department of Ag.


March 7, 2023
8:00 am - 5:00 pm PST
Event Category:


Western Forestry and Conservation Association


Coeur d’Alene Resort
115 S. 2nd Street
Coeur D'Alene, ID 83814 United States
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