Proceedings

3rd Annual Conference (1981)

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4th Annual Conference (1982)

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5th Annual Conference (1983)

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7th Annual Conference (1985)

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8th Annual Conference (1986)

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9th Annual Conference (1987)

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10th Annual Conference (1988)  A Decade of Forest Vegetation Management

  • Proceedings (10.3 Mb)

 

12th Annual Conference (1991)

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13th Annual Conference (1992)

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14th Annual Conference (1993)

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15th Annual Conference (1994)

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16th Annual Conference (1995)

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17th Annual Conference (1996)

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18th Annual Conference (1997)

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19th Annual Conference (1998)  Wildfire Rehabilitation

  • Proceedings (9.3 Mb)

 

20th Annual Conference (1999)  Healthy Forests for the 21st Century, New Technologies in Integrated Vegetation Management

  • Proceedings (10.9 Mb)

 

21st Annual Conference (2000)  Reforestation for the New Millennium - Back to our Roots

  • Proceedings (8.9 Mb)

 

23rd Annual Conference (2002)  Recommending Success

  • Agenda

  • Proceedings (0.7 Mb)

 

24th Annual Conference (2003)  Moving Forward by Looking Back

 

25th Annual Conference (2004)  25 Years of Excellence:  Where We’ve Been, Where We Are & Where We’re Going

  • Agenda

  • Proceedings (9.0 Mb)

 

29th Annual Conference (2008)  Vegetation Management’s Role In Carbon Storage

 

30th Annual Conference (2009)  Integrated Pest Management in Western Forests

  • Agenda

  • Abstracts

  • IPM, What is it and why use it?
    Joe DiTomaso, UC Davis

  • Exploring options for protection of individual high-value pines in California
    S.L. Smith, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, R5, Susanville, CA and B.L. Strom, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Pineville, LA

  • What are the real threats to California’s Forests? Is there a healthy tree still standing?
    Susan Frankel, Sudden Oak Death Research Program Manager, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Albany, CA

  • Managing Insects & Disease in Commercial Plantations
    Bill Morrison, Soper-Wheeler Company, LLC, Strawberry Valley, CA

  • Evaluation of Gopher Control Methods
    Gregory A. Giusti, Forest & Wildlands Ecology Advisor, University of California, Cooperative Extension, Lakeport, CA

  • Aerial Pre-Harvest Site Prep in Western Conifers
    Harold Quicke, Ed Fredrickson, Ron Honea, BASF Corporation, Auburn, Alabama

  • Prescription Grazing Benefits and Application
    Wes Woolery, Woolery Vegetation Management, Hat Creek, CA

  • Pheromone Flakes:  Semiochemical Sabotage of Bark Beetles
    Nancy Gillette, PSW Research Statin, USDA Forest Service, California

  • A High Resolution Weather Forecast System for Forest Management, Fire Weather, IPM, and Precipitation
    Alan Fox, Director, Fox Weather, LLC, Fortuna, California

  • Herbicide Resistance and Chemical Vegetation Management
    Carol Mallory-Smith, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

  • Stream Buffers: Can We Get Good Heat Protection with Less Buffer?
    Dr. Mike Newton, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

  • Managing Plantations in a Fire-Prone World. Can You Have Your Carbon and Use It, Too?
    Dr. Robert F. Powers, USDA Forest Service, PSW Research Station, Redding

  • Sudden Oak Death in Oregon Forests: 2001-2008
    Alan Kanaskie, Oregon Department of Forestry, Salem, Oregon

  • Pesticide Container Recycling
    Brad Bittleston, President, Interstate Ag Plastics, Buttonwillow, California

  • Swiss Needle Cast of Douglas-fir in Oregon
    David Shaw, Director, Swiss Needle Cast Cooperative, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

  • Nutrient Limitations to Growth of Western Oregon Douglas-fir Forests: A Look Beyond Nitrogen
    Doug Mainwaring, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of Commonly Used Herbaceous Weed Control Regimes in a Pacific Northwest Douglas-fir Plantation
    Eric Dinger, VMRC Assistant Director, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

  • Regulations as They Apply to Aerial Applications - Helicopters A to Z
    John Mateski, Western Helicopter Services, Newberg, Oregon

 

31st Annual Conference (2010)  A Thrifty Forest

  • Agenda

  • Abstracts

  • Investing in Future Forest
    Dan Newton, Newton Forestry, LLC, Roseburg, OR

  • Silvicultural Investments from an Economic Prospective
    Eric Hippler, Plum Creek Timber, Shady Cove, OR

  • Economics, Silviculture & TIMOs
    Paul Chapman, Campbell Timberlands Management, McCloud, CA

  • Marketing Small Material: How Can I Pay for Removing the Stuff that I Don’t Want?
    Bill Turner, Timber Products Company, Yreka, CA

  • The Agent Orange Experience; There, Now Here
    Michael Newton, Ph.D., Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

  • Lowering Costs and Maintaining Quality with Spray Application Technology
    Ed Fredrickson, Thunder Road Resources Co., Redding, CA

  • Atrazine and 2-4,D; What Can We Achieve by Using these Inexpensive Treatments?
    Michael Newton, Ph.D., Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

  • Aerial Application Using GPS
    John Mateski, Western Helicopter Services, Newberg, OR

  • Site Preparation Techniques & Trials
    Jason Warshawer, Roseburg Resource Co., Weed, CA

  • The Economics of Containerized Seedling Production from Seed to Customer
    Kelly Tower, Plum Creek Timberlands, Cottage Grove, OR

  • Multi-Species Plantation
    Tim Collins, Sierra Pacific Industries, Grass Valley, CA

  • Initial Spacing & Thrifty Forests
    Bob Rynearson, Project Forester, W.M. Beaty & Associates, Inc., McArthur, CA

  • Elliot Ranch LOGS Study
    Jianwei Zhang, Ph.D., USDA PSW Research Station, Redding, CA

  • Fire Planning for Young Pine Stands: Rolling the Dice or Investing for Success?
    Dave Young, USDA PSW Research Station, Redding, CA

  • Uses of Vista and Milestone VM Plus in Forestry
    Vanelle Peterson, Dow AgroSciences, Mulino, OR

  • Mentoring and Friendship in our Profession: Lessons from a Life
    Robert F. Powers, Ph.D., Dunsmuir, CA

  • Pesticide Toxicology
    John Lamb, Pharm. D., California Poison Control, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA

  • Communications & Forestry: What a Story
    Bob Mion, California Forestry Association, Sacramento, CA

  • On-line Use Reporting
    John Ingram, Shasta County Department of Agriculture, Redding, CA

 

32nd Annual Conference (2011)  Forests & Fire

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  • Agenda

  • Protecting Our Forests & Communities from Catastrophic Wildfire:  Using Traditional Practices to Achieve Modern Objectives (14.2 Mb)
    Dr. Bob Zybach, Oregon Websites and Watershed Project

  • Current State of the Forest (1.8 Mb)
    Chris Keithley, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Fire and Resource Assessment Program

  • Moonlight Fire (5.6 Mb)
    Bob Rynearson, Manager, Land Department, W.M. Beaty & Associates, Inc., Redding, CA

  • How to Manage a Landscape for Fire Resistance (2.7 Mb)
    Dr. Carl N. Skinner, USDA Forest Service, PSW Research Station

  • Landscape Implementation (8.3 Mb)
    Leon J. Manich, California Reforestation

  • Velpar ULW, Field Development of a "new" Hexazinone tool in CA Forestry (8.4 Mb)
    Greg Cox, Timberland Division of Crop Protection Services

  • Breaking the Fire Cycle in Shrub Dominant Communities (5.0 Mb)
    Dr. Mike Newton, College of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

  • Using Herbicide for Fire Management (2.3 Mb)
    Erik Jensen, Applied Forest Management

  • Alternatives to Herbicides for Fire Management, DFPZ Maintenance (2.7 Mb)
    Debbie Mayer, Hat Creek Fire Management Officer, Hat Creek R.D., Lassen National Forest, Fall River Mills, CA

  • Status of Reforestation on California's National Forests (8.6 Mb)
    Mike Landram, USDA Forest Service, Regional Silviculturist

  • Water Quality Waivers for Forestry Operations (0.4 Mb)
    Gaylon Lee, State Water Quality Control Board

  • Update on DPRs Proposed Surface Waters Protection Regulation (0.6 Mb)
    Bob Rynearson, Manager, Land Department, W.M. Beaty & Associates, Inc., Redding, CA

  • PPE's and On-Site Inspections (3.2 Mb)
    Carl Yingst, Shasta County Department of Agriculture

33rd Annual Conference (2012)  Effective Vegetation Management for Plantation Establishment

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  • Agenda

  • Maximizing Seed Quality for Optimum Seedling Success and Growth (0.7 Mb)
    Teri Griffis, L.A. Moran Reforestation Center, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

  • Optimum Seedling Performance for Reduced Vegetation Control Needs (2.8 Mb)
    Steve Akehurst, IFA Nurseries, Inc.

  • Moon Fire
    Mark Gray, Sierra Pacific Industries

  • Bridging the Gap Between Harvest & Reforestation Needs (0.2 Mb)
    Jeff Webster

  • Judicious Herbicide Use thru Pre-harvest Applications:  A 10-year Review
    Mark Pustejovsky, Sierra Pacific Industries

  • Milestone VM and Vista XRT as New Tools in Forest Site Preparation
    Vanelle Peterson, Dow AgroSciences

  • Forest Site Preparation with MAT 28 (0.4 Mb)
    Jerry Pitts, Dupont

  • Integrating Pre-Harvest Herbicide Applications with Prescribed Fire for Site Preparation
    Bryan Taylor, Sierra Pacific Industries

  • Seedling Response to Alternative Site Prep Treatments (6 Mb)
    Jason Warshawer, Roseburg Resources Company

  • Mastication/Rototilling for Site Prep (not presented)
    Nisha Vanhees, USFS McCloud Ranger District

  • Grapple Piling (0.4 Mb)
    Gary Cline, Sierraville Ranger District, USFS

  • Aerial and Ground Release with Vista XRT and Accord
    Ed Fredrickson, Thunder Road Resources

  • Effectiveness of Shrub Mastication for Seedling Release & Fuels Reduction in Plantations in the Storrie Fire, Lassen Nat. For. (6.2 Mb)
    Becky Estes, USFS

  • When and Why to Release (9.5 Mb)
    Mark Gourley, Starker Forests

  • Evaluating Different Non-Chemical Release Treatments
    Martin Richie, PSW Research Station

  • Rodent Identification and Control Measures (5.8 Mb)
    Greg Giusti, University of California Cooperative Extension

  • Luncheon Speaker:  It's Called a Conversation
    Jeff Fowle, Rancher, Scott Valley

  • Use Reporting
    Luis Angulo, Agrian, Inc.

  • Application Notification and Posting Requirements (5.2 Mb)
    Carl Yingst, Shasta County Dept. of Agriculture

  • Worker Protection Standards (0.3 Mb)
    Scott Johnson, Wilbur-Ellis Company

  • Writing an Effective PCA Recommendation (0.4 Mb)
    Scott Johnson, Wilbur-Ellis Company

 

34th Annual Conference (2013)  Free to Grow ~ The Ultimate Goal

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35th Annual Conference (2014) Fire Resilient Reforestation

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36th Annual Conference (2015) Managing Forests in a Dynamic Environment

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  • Agenda

  • Keynote:  The Rambunctious Forest
    Emma Maris, Author

  • Historical Vegetation Management Treatments in the Area of the Rim Fire
    Marty Gmelin, USFS

  • Post Fire SIte Prep Techniques Used on Private Lands in the Rim Fire
    Ken Fleming, Reforestation Forester, Sierra Pacific Industries, Inc.

  • Panel Discussion
    Ken Fleming and Marty Gmelin

  • The Central Valley Water Board THP Waiver and Silvicultural Herbicide
    Daniel Whitley, Environmental Scientist, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

  • Utility Vegetation Management – The PG&E Program & System Reliability
    Niel E. Fischer, Esq., PG&E Vegetation Management Department

  • Local Collaboration of Fuels Management Efforts within Tehama and Glenn County
    Tom McCubbins, Watershed Coordinator/CEQA Projects Manager, Tehama County Resource Conservation District

  • Vegetation Management in High Population Areas
    Stephen Byrd, Biologist, Southern California Edison

  • Vegetation Management for Fire Protection
    Kevin Conway, Staff Forester, CA State Board of Forestry

  • Predicting Phosphorus Retention with NaF pH, Quantitative Color and Mineralogy in Two Hatlohumult Forest
    Soils of Northern California
    2015 FVMC Dr. Robert Powers Scholarship Recipient: Nichole Besyk, MS Student, Humboldt State University

  • Facilitated Discussion
    Oregon:  Mark Wall, Roseburg Resource Co.
    Coast CA:  Bill Morrison, Soper-Wheeler Co.
    Interior/Cascades CA:  Scott Carnegie, W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc.
    USFS:  Mark Brown, U.S. Forest Service
    Sierra Nevada’s:  Erik Jensen, Jensen Forest Management LLC

  • Stock Type for a Changing Climate
    Arnaldo Ferriera, Ph.D, Geneticist, Pacific Southwest Region

  • Wildfire and Drought Dynamics Destabilize Carbon Stores of Fire-Suppressed Forests
    Malcolm North, Research Forest Ecologist, USFS, Pacific Southwest Research Station, & Affiliate Professor of Forest Ecology, Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis

  • Luncheon Speaker: Water Implications of Various Forest Management Strategies
    Dr. Martha Conklin, Interim Director, Sierra Nevada Research Institute

  • Laws & Regulations Update
    Doug Compton, Asst Ag Commissioner, Tehama County

  • Laws & Regulations Update
    Joe Moreo, Modoc County Ag Commissioner

  • Pindar GT, Milestone trial on PGE: Dow AgroSciences R&D Herbicide Label and Product Performance Updates
    Rick Miller, Sales Rep, DowAgro Sciences

  • Esplanade F: The Upcoming Introduction of Indaziflam into the PNW Forestry Market
    Ed Fredrickson, Research Forester, Thunder Road Resources

  • Reforestation of Harsh Sites
    Bob Rynearson, W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc.

  • Restricted Material Use: Federal vs State
    Adam Davy, Investigator III, Shasta County Ag Dept. / W&M

  • Forestry Site Preparation and Release with Pindar GT
    Ed Fredrickson, Research Forester, Thunder Road Resources

  • Post Fire Salvage Logging, Soil Erosion and Sediment Delivery
    Cajun James, Ph.D., Sierra Pacific Industries, Inc.

  • Understanding Pesticide Fate for the Protection of Water Resources
    Jeffrey Jenkins, Professor Environmental & Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University

  • The Many Uses of the Department of Pesticide Regulation Pesticide Use Reports Data
    Kimberly Steinmann, Senior Environmental Scientist, CA Dept of Pesticide Regulation

  • Post-Emergent Herbicide Applications as Part of an Integrated Vegetation Management Approach
    Steven Gould, Account Manager, Monsanto

 

37th Annual Conference (2016) Adapting to Challenges of Vegetation Management

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  • Agenda

  • Keynote:  Adapting to Challenges of Vegetation Management
    Dr. William Stewart, UC Berkely

  • BMPs for Vegetation Management from a Water Quality Prospective
    Angela Wilson, Supervising Engineering Geologist & Forest Activites Program Manager, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board

  • Sudden Oak Death Syndrome in Northwestern California
    Ryan DeSantis, Forestry/ Natural Resource Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension

  • Current Status of the California Biomass Sector
    Tad Mason, CEO, TSS Consultants

  • Effects of Juniper Removal on Water Availability & Yield
    Ken Tate, Professor & Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis

  • It Depends….Factors for Selecting & Using a Soil Active Forest Herbicide – A Forest PCA’s 33 Year Perspective
    Scott Johnson, Vegetation Management Specialist, Wilbur-Ellis Company

  • Mixed Species Reforestation in Northeastern California Using Hexazinone
    Jeff Oldson, Regeneration Forester, W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc.

  • Reforestation Implications in Variable Weather Conditions
    Paul Ederer, Campbell Global

  • Facilitated Discussion
    Oregon:  Eric Hippler, Plum Creek
    Coast CA:  Brian Lindstrand, Sierra Pacific Industries
    Interior/Cascades CA:  Mark Pustejovsky, Sierra Pacific Industries
    Sierra Nevada’s:  Scott Worden, Soper-Wheeler Company
    Agency:  Ben Rowe, California Department of Forestry

  • Reforestation of the Ponderosa Fire
    Dennis Garrison, RPF, QAC, West Lassen District, Sierra Pacific Industries

  • Challenges of Small Private Landowners
    Jeff Webster, RPF

  • Luncheon Speaker: 2015 Oregon Aerial Forestry Legislature Experience and an Introspective Reflection
    Mark Gourley, Forester Starker Forests, Inc & Rick Krohn, Owner/CEO, Western Helicopter Services

  • Pesticide Incident Investigations
    Carl Yingst, Shasta County Department of Agriculture/Weights & Measures

  • Western Klamath Restoration Project
    Nolan Colegrove, District Ranger, Six Rivers National Forest

  • Scotch Broom Gall Mite A New Partner for Broom Control in CA
    Scott Oneto, University of California Cooperative Extension

  • Migrant and Seasonal Worker Protection Act & H-2B Visa Program
    Ramon Huaracha Jr., U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division

  • Wildland Fire Weather
    Brenda Belongie, Meteorologist, USDA, Forest Service

  • Pesticide Container Recycling “An Applicators Perspective”
    Bill Graves, Professor Agriculture & Environmental Sciences, Butte/Glen Community College

  • Diablo Canyon Land Stewardship & IPM Program
    Matthew Brown, Senior Land Conusltant, PG&E

  • What Does it Take to Become a PCA
    Kenneth King, California Department of Pesticide Regulation

  • Invasive Species & Weed Management Areas
    Dean Kelch, Primary Botanist, California Department of Food & Agriculture

  • Fire Safe Councils are Part of the Solution
    Frank Stewart, California Fire Safe Council

 

38th Annual Conference (2017) Perceptions, Politics, and Pesticides

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  • Agenda

  • Sustaining Site Productivity: Lessons from 25 yrs of the Long-Term Soil Productivity Experiment
    Dr. Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, Supervisory Research Soil Scientist, USDA Rocky Mtn. Research Station

  • Installation of the LTSP: Getting it on the Ground– Devil’s in the Details
    David Young, Soil Scientist, USDA PSW Research Station

  • Vegetation Control & Site Disturbance Effect on Tree Growth in Young Mixed-Conifer Plantations in California: Two Decades Results
    Dr. Jianwei Zhang, Research Forester, USDA PSW Research Station

  • Detrimental Effects of Compaction on Root Proliferation & Soil Quality: Reality or Myth?
    Dr. Matt Busse, Soil Scientist, USDA PSW Research Station

  • Keynote Speaker– Perception, Politics and Pesticides
    Congressman Doug LaMalfa

  • The Forester’s Guide to Pesticide Risk Assessment or How I learned that a Poison isn’t Always Poisonous
    David Bakke, Pesticide Use Specialist, Pacific Southwest Region , USDA Forest Service

  • CAPCA Update & the Role of the PCA
    Ruthann Anderson, CEO, California Association of Pest Control Advisors

  • Collaboration & Communication, Critical Components for a Successful Vegetation Management Program
    Tim Gibson, Agricultural Commissioner, Plumas & Sierra Counties

  • Frank Aulgur Memorial
    Ed Fredrickson, Thunder Road Resources

  • Facilitated Discussion
    Oregon: Whiteny Schimke, C&D Lumber
    Coast CA: Jim Adams, Green Diamond Resource Co.
    Interior/Cascades CA: Travis Erickson, Collins Timber Company
    Sierra Nevada’s: Mark Pritchard, Sierra Pacific Industries
    Agency: Maria Benech, Stanislaus National Forest

  • Understanding Pesticide Fate for the Protection of Water Resources
    Dr. Jeffrey Jenkins, Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University

  • Pesticide Toxicology & Risk Assessment  Dr. Jeffrey Jenkins, Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University

  • Update on the Status of the California Biomass Sector
    Tad Mason, CEO, TSS Consultants

  • Luncheon Speaker: Waiver Changes & Implications for Vegetation Management & Herbicides
    George Gentry, VP Regulatory Affairs, California Forestry Association

  • EPA Glyphosate Review
    Steven Gould, Monsanto

  • FSC Certification & Pesticides
    Terry Cundy, Manager Silviculture, Wildlife & Environment, Potlatch Corp.

  • King Fire Reforestation
    Dana Walsh, Silviculturist, El Dorado National Forest

  • Robert F Powers Memorial Scholarship Recipient Research Presentation
    Thomas Stokely PhD Student College of Forestry, Oregon State University

  • Herbicide Modes of Action in Forestry
    Ed Fredrickson, Owner/Researcher, Thunder Road Resources

  • Assessing the Rick of Herbicides on Fish & Wildlife Species
    Joel Trumbo, Senior Enviornmental Scientist, Department of Fish & Wildlife

  • Changes in the Personal Protection Equipment Requirements of Title 3 Section 6738
    Harvard R Fong, Scientist, Department of Pesticide Regulation, Worker Health & Safety

  • Day Fire, Both Sides of the Coin
    Peter Hall, TMO/Silviculturist, Modoc National Forest

  • Tips for Getting Your Agricultural Pest Control Advisors License
    Shaney Emerson, Sales Rep/PCA, Helena Chemical Company

  • Plant Identification for Selective Herbicide Applications
    Jennifer Poore, Lead Botanist, Sierra Pacific Industries

 

39th Annual Conference (2018) Science, Statues & Stewardship

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40th Annual Conference (2019) 40 Years of Growth

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  • Agenda

  • Historical Perspective & Current Trends in Reforestation – Conner Fristoe, Weyerhaeuser
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Research Greatest Hits in the Past 40 Years – Ed Fredrickson, Thunder Road Resources & Mark Gourley
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Introduction to the Revised Reforestation Manual – Bill Stewart, Ph.D., UC Berkeley Coop Ext.
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Reforestation Manual: Introduction-Historical Perspective – Herb Baldwin, Sierra Pacific Industries
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Planning: Small & Large Landowners: Assessing Site Conditions – Jeff Webster, Jefferson Resource Company, Inc.
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Chapter 5 of The California Reforestation Manual: Seed & Cone Handling – Teri Griffis, CAL Fire, Retired
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Robert F. Powers Memorial Scholarship Winner Presentation – Claudio A. Guevara
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Nursery Practices of Growing Conifer Seedlings – Tom Jopson, Cal-Forest Nurseries
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Mechanical Site Prep – Mark Gray, Sierra Pacific Industries
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Conifer Planting – Bob Rynearson, W. M.. Beaty & Associates, Inc.
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Vegetation Management: Chemical Site Prep Sierras/Cascades – Ed Fredrickson, Thunder Road Resources
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Vegetation Management: Chemical Site Prep /Coastal – Bill Morrison, Soper-Wheeler Co.
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Suppliers Update
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Facilitated Discussion
    Coast CA:  Bill Morrison, Soper-Wheeler Co.
    Interior/Cascades CA: Mark Pustejovsky, Sierra Pacific Industries
    Sierra Nevada's:  Rob Fecko, Sierra Pacific Industries
    Agency:  Dana Walsh, USFS
    Oregon:  Mark Gourley
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Chemical Release – Mark Gourley
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Alternatives to Herbicides – Dan Blessing
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Insect & Diseases Affecting Plantations – Don Owens, PhD, Entomologist
    Video          PowerPoint

  • From Where to Where 1980 to 2040 – Dr. Ron Stewart, Deputy Chief, US Forest Service, Retired
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Vertebrate Pest Control – Brad Marks, PacForest Supply
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Forest Management: A Long Term Perspective – Jim Peterson, Evergreen Magazine
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Update on Glyphosate – Jeffrey Jenkins, Dept. of Environmental and Molecularo Toxicology, Oregon State University
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Restricted Material Permits, Operator IDs – Doni Rulofson, Assistant Ag Commissioner, Tehama County Dept of Ag.
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Worker Protection Standards & PPE’s in Forestry – Carol Black Ramsay, Washington State University
    Video         

  • Reforestation of Large Fires – Mark Gray, Sierra Pacific Industries
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Laws & Regulations Updates – Sidney Bastura, CA Dept of Pesticide Regulation
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Water, Water, Everywhere: WOTUS Rule and Waters of State-What the Rules Regulate and How They Impact You – Kari Fischer, Senior Counsel, CA Farm Bureau
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Offsetting Reforestation Costs – Larry Camp, State Board of Equalization, Retired
    Video         

  • Recommendations: Who Needs Them, Who Can Write Them and What’s in Them – Sidney Bastura, CA Dept of Pesticide Regulation
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Volcano Fire Tahoe National Forest: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Phil Aune, US Forest Service, Retired
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Early Lessons Learned:  The Pondosa Burn – Herb Baldwin
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Conclusion:  Best Practices & Future Challenges – Jeff Webster, Jefferson Resource Company, Inc.
    Video         

 

41st Annual Conference (2020) A Clear View of the 800 lb. Gorillas Facing Forest Vegetation Management

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  • Agenda

  • Forest Service Vision for Future Vegetation Management – Xline, USDA, Forest Service Region 5
     

  • California Vision for Future Vegetation Management – Helge Eng, CAL FIRE
    Video          

  • Addressing the Gorilla in the Room:  Vegetation Management – Martin Ritchie, USDA, USFS, Pacific Southwest Research Station
    Video      

  • What Make a Sucessful Fuelbreak? – Ben Newburn, USDA, Forest Service, Shasta-Trinity National Forest
    Video          

  • Local Sucesses and Challenges - Fire Safe Councils & RCDs – Tomas W. Esgate, Lassen County Fire Safe Council and Warren C. Sauer, Pest Management Technology
    Video         

  • Impementation and Maintenance Protocol on the Ground – Mike Aronson, Sierra Pacific Industries
    Video          

  • Tools foor Implementing & Maintaining Fuelbreaks - Mechanical, Grazing, Fire, & Herbicides – Ross Perry & Kelli England, Western Shasta RCD
    Video          

  • Case Studies:  Lessons Learned Over 40 Years – Bob Rynearson, W. M. Beaty & Associates, Inc.
    Video          PowerPoint

  • Status Update of California's Bioenergy Sector (Power, Transportation Fuels, & District Heating) – Tad Mason CEO, TSS Consultants
    Video          

  • Cost Variables - Cost Effectiveness Comparison of Various Vegetation Treatments – Mark Gray, Sierra Pacific Industries
    Video         

  • Carryover Effects of First Rotation Fertilization & Herbicide Treatments on Growth of Second Rotation Ponderosa Pine Plantation – Jianwei Zhang, USDA, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station
    Video          

  • Applying Herbicide with Drones – Brad Anderson, Yamaha Motor Corporation USA
    Video          

  • Supplier Update – Beau Miller, Corteva Agriscience
    Video        

  • Facilitated Discussion - Forest Management Problems and Solutions - Len Lindstrand
     

  • The California Seed Zone Map & Post-Fire Reforestation in a Warmer Future – Jessica Wright, USDA
     

  • Tamm Review - Planting Zone Strategies – Dr. Malcom North, UC Davis
     

  • Rediscovering the Use of Herbicides for Planting Release Treatments on National Forest Land – Maurice Huynh, Mt. Hough District Silviculturist, USDA, Forest Service
     

  • Herbicide Ecotoxicology 101 – Joel Trumbo, CA Department of Fish and Wildlife
     

  • Forestry Herbicides:  Modes of Action – Ed Fredrickson, President, Thunder Road Resources
     

  • Adjuvants & Surfactants:  What are they and how do they affect herbicide efficacy? – Brad Hanson, UC Davis
     

  • Generic vs. Name Brands – Rick Miller, Corteva Agriscience
     

  • Pesticide Laws & Regulations Update – Alicia Scott, California Department of Pesticide Regulations
     

  • Pesticide Regulation 101 - Registration to Enforcement – George Gough, State Government Affairs Lead West, Bayer US Corp Science
     

  • Pesticide Use Monitoring Inspection – Joseph Moreno, Agricultural Commissioner Trinity County & Angela Blanchard, Agricultural Biologist Trinity County
     

  • DPR Violations – Jenn Tiehm, Shasta County Agricultural Commissioners Office
     

  • Esplanade F Herbicide for Effficient Reforestation – Harry Quicke, Western Stewardship/Devvelopment Manager, Bayer
     

  • Transline:  Foresty site-prep and release applications – Beau Miller, Corteva Agriscience
     

 

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