2018 Presentations

The 2018 Technical Meeting was held April 16th, in Coeur D'Alene, ID.  Individual presentations are no longer posted online but can be obtained by contacting David Affleck.

Jarred Saralecos, University of Montana (Forest Biometrics)
Modeling landscape forest productivity and stocking potential across the Pacific Northwest 

David Affleck, University of Montana, Dept Forest Management
Aboveground Biomass Equations for Conifer Species of the Inland Northwest 

Tom Baribault, Mason, Bruce, & Girard Inc
Volume and Taper of North Idaho Douglas-fir: HIstoric Natural Forests vs. Contemporary Plantations

David Affleck, University of Montana, Dept Forest Management
Estimating Douglas-fir Diameter Growth Using 3PG Output

George Gaines, University of Montana (Forest Biometrics)
Estimating Regeneration of Burned Forest Areas

Special session on Precommercial Thinning Impacts & Outcomes moderated by Dr. Christopher Keyes, Research Professor of Silviculture (University of Montana)

Jim Stewart, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Wood Fiber Center
Precommercial Thinning of Lodgepole Pine: Long-term Effects on Growth & Yield, Product Value and Wood Properties

Russell Graham, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
50 Year Development of Ponderosa Pine Saplings and Poles Using Six Different Thinning Regimes in the Black Hills “Growing Stock Levels”

Terrie Jain, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
Crop Tree Selection: Releasing Western White Pine Saplings in Even-Aged Plantations

Mark Kimsey,University of Idaho, Intermountain Forestry Cooperative
Stand density management in a region of limiting growth resources