$60 – $130

2019 Fall Forestry Educational Seminar

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Veterans Memorial Museum

100 Southwest Veterans Way

Chehalis, WA 98532

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Climate Change: Understanding it, planning for it and creating a forest resilient to it.

8:00 – 8:30 AM Registration: coffee and donuts

8:30 – 8:45 AM Welcome and introduction: Jenny or John, Washington Tree Farm Program Co-Chairs

8:45 – 9:30 AM Climate Change: What is the current understanding and what to expect: Dr. Jessica Halofsky, Research Ecologist/University of Washington/Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station.

9:30 – 10:15 AM Silviculture tools to consider in a changing climate: Dr. Dave Petersen, Professor of Forest Ecology at University of Washington.

10:15 – 10:30 AM Break

10:30 – 11:30 AM Genetic Considerations for your tree farm in a changing climate:Dr. Brad St Clair, Research Geneticist US Forest Service.

11:30 – 12:30 PM Lunch

12:30 – 1:30 PM Climate Change and Birds on your tree farm: Dr. Kim Adelson, Professor emerita, Black Hills Audubon Society.

1:30 - 2:30PM Long Term Forest Health and Restoration Planning in a changing climate: Dr. Kevin Zobrist, Associate Professor, WSU Extension Forestry.

2:30 – 2:45PM Break

2:45 – 3:30PM Climate Change effects on Insect and Disease: Glenn Kohler, Forest Entomologist Washington Department of Natural Resources.

3:30 – 4:30PM Carbon Basics: What a tree farmer should know in a changing climate: Dr. Elaine Oneil, Executive Director Washington Farm Forest

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