2015 NCASI Southern Regional Meeting forestry session

NCASI’s Southern Regional Meeting will be held on June 15-17, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Greenville in Greenville, South Carolina (http://www.ncasi.org/Events/Regional-Meetings/2015-SRM.aspx). The meeting’s general session will be on the afternoon of Monday, June 15 followed by a forestry technical session on Tuesday, June 16, titled Environmental Issues Influencing Forests and Forest Management in the South. The agenda for the forestry session, which is scheduled for 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., follows.

EPA’s Waters of the U.S. Proposed Rule
Bob Emory, Weyerhaeuser Company  

Value of Forest Land in the South
Dr. Mike Clutter, Forest Investment Associates  

Approach for Sustainability Assessment of Southeast Pellet Production
Dr. Virginia Dale, Oak Ridge National Laboratory  

Quantification of Sediment from Forest Roads and Ditches using Various Levels of BMPs
Dr. Chad Bolding, Virginia Tech  

Tree Nursery Production and Tree Planting in the South
Richard Harper, US Forest Service FIA- retired  

Biomass Harvesting, Residues, and Soil Carbon
Dr. Daniel Markewitz, University of Georgia 

Options for Assessing Timber Availability
Dr. Paul Van Deusen, NCASI 

Southeast At-Risk Species Program: A Regional Approach for Addressing Species of Greatest Conservation Need
Dr. Jonathan Gassett, Wildlife Management Institute  

An Experimental Approach to Assess the Ecological Sustainability of Woody Biomass Harvests
Dr. Christopher Moorman, North Carolina State University  

Initial Findings from Florida Fertilization Project
Dr. Matt Cohen, University of Florida 

Living on the Edge: Bird Response to Landscape Structure
Dr. James Martin, University of Georgia  

Optimizing the Moisture Content of Wet Stored Logs
Dr. Erik Schilling, NCASI 

The forestry session has been approved by The Society of American Foresters for 5.0 (Category 1) Continuing Forestry Education credits.

For more information about the meeting, contact Tracy Stubbs at the NCASI Southern Regional Center. For more information about the forestry session, contact Dr. Eric Vance.


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