2016 NCASI West Coast Regional Meeting forestry session

NCASI’s 2016 West Coast Regional Meeting will be held on September 27 and 28 at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, Washington.

The meeting will begin Tuesday, September 27, with a morning General Session focusing on topics of broad regional and national interest. The forestry technical session, which is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, is titled Forest Wildlife and Biodiversity: Conservation of Wildlife and Biodiversity through Contemporary Forest Practices.

The agenda for the forestry technical session follows.

Effects of Silvicultural Herbicides on the Nutritional Ecology of Columbian Black-Tailed Deer

Dr. Amy Ulappa, Washington State University 

Environmental DNA, Digital PCR, and Metabarcoding: New Molecular Tools in Fisheries and Wildlife Research

Dr. Taal Levi, Oregon State University 

Camera Trapping to Provide an Index of Small Mammal Abundance and Diversity

Charlotte Eriksson, Oregon State University 

Investigating the Effects of Wildfire on Fishers and Other Mesocarnivores in Northern California and Southern Oregon

Dr. David Green, Oregon State University 

Institutes, Co-ops, and Partnerships: Research in the OSU College of Forestry

Dr. Anthony Davis, Oregon State University  

Predictors of Space Use and Reproductive Success in the Marbled Murrelet

Dr. Jim Rivers, Oregon State University 

Experimental Removal of Barred Owls to Benefit Northern Spotted Owls: Status and Preliminary Results

Dr. Dave Wiens, USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center 

Nutritional Mapping of Elk in Idaho

Dr. John Cook, NCASI 

Black Bear – Developing Risk Models to Predict Black Bear Damage and Improve Forest Management Plans

Dr. Jimmy Taylor, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 

Oregon Slender Salamander Occupancy in Managed Forest

Dr. Andrew J. Kroll, Weyerhaeuser Company  

Characterizing Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis laingi) Nesting Sites on Vancouver Island

Molly Hudson, Timber West 

The Ins and Outs of Population Ups and Downs

Dr. Craig Loehle, NCASI 

Created Snag Dynamics and Impacts on Cavity-nesting Bird Communities over 25 years in Western Oregon

Amy Barry, Oregon State University   

Do Black-Backed Woodpeckers Use Unburned Forests?

Dr. Jake Verschuyl, NCASI 

Registration and lodging information for the NCASI West Coast Regional Meeting is available at http://www.ncasi.org/Events/Regional-Meetings/2016-WCRM.aspx. 

For general questions about the Regional Meeting, please contact Brad Upton or Paul Wiegand. For matters regarding the forestry session, please contact Jake Verschuyl.

 

Contact information 

Jake Verschuyl at (360) 293-4748