The 2023 Joint Annual Meeting of the Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association and Forest Nursery Association of British Columbia will cover topics to address growing pains for scaling up the reforestation pipeline. Speakers will cover topics in seed and seedling technology, integrated pest management, outplanting practices, and innovative new strategies to meet increasing seedling production and reforestation demands.
The meeting is scheduled for September 19-21, 2023.
For those who register for the in-person conference prior to August 20, 2023, the fee will be $345. Registration after that date will be $385 per person. The in-person registration fee includes coffee, two lunches, field trip + transportation, and an evening function. The presentations on September 19th and 21st will be livestreamed, and a virtual-only option for those days is available for $95. Checks should be made payable to Western Forestry and Conservation Association. Purchase orders, VISA/MasterCard, and American Express are accepted (tax ID is # 930-331-712). Register here (westernforestry.org) or call Melinda at 503-226-4562.
A block of rooms is available at the Kennedy School (5736 N.E. 33rd Ave., Portland, OR 97211) by using the Special Code/Group Block: 2309WESTER. Hotel phone: (503) 249-3983, or click here to book your room online. All 52 rooms are held at government rate ($182/night) for this conference. There are ONLY 52 rooms, so please reserve early!
Another 20 rooms are held at the Holiday Inn (I-205) at 8439 NE Columbia Court, for $119/night. Please call the front desk at 503-256-5000 for the Western Forestry & Conservation Association group rate.
Workshop attendees will be eligible for credits through the Society of American Foresters.