2015 NCASI Northern Regional Meeting forestry session to focus on sustainable management of northern forests

NCASI’s Northern Regional Meeting will be held on May 12 – 14 at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland, Maine (http://www.ncasi.org/Events/Regional-Meetings/2015-NRM.aspx). Following a National Ambient Air Quality workshop on May 12, the meeting’s general session will be held on May 13 from 8:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M., followed by a technical session titled Sustainable Management of Northern Forests: Constraints and Opportunities which is scheduled for 11:00 A.M. – 5:00P.M. The agenda for that session follows.

Maine’s Outcome-based Forestry Policy

Doug Denico, Maine State Forester 

The Spruce Budworm is Back: Maine’s Preparation and Response Plan

Robert Wagner, University of Maine 

EPA’s Waters of the U.S. Ruling

Erik Schilling, NCASI 

Developing Willow Biomass Crops as a Source of Renewable Energy

Tim Volk, SUNY - Syracuse 

An Individual Tree Growth Model for the Adirondacks Region of New York

John Paul McTague, Rayonier 

New England’s Forest Resources are Changing Constantly, and FIA’s Assessment is Constantly Changing

Ken Laustsen, Maine Forest Service 

Issues Facing Managers of Eastern Hardwoods in Pennsylvania

Dave Trimpey, Ned Karger, and Jess Brown, Collins Companies 

Can Fish and Fiber Coexist? An Overview of Current Conditions

Bob Danehy, NCASI 

The forestry session has been approved by The Society of American Foresters for 4.0 (Category 1) Continuing Forestry Education credits.

For more information about the meeting, contact Demecka Lassiter at the NCASI Northern Regional Center. For more information about the forestry session, contact Dr. Eric Vance.


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