2023 Inland Empire Reforestation Council (IERC) Meeting
March 7 @ 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
10:45 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
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
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.