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Mar 21 2023 PDT



Best Western University Inn
1516 Pullman Rd, Moscow, ID 83843

7:30 - Registration – Check-in
8:00 - Welcome and Housekeeping Items
8:05 - PPDM Update: Site and stand effects on conifer species growth and mortality following stand density manipulation, Mark Kimsey, IFC
8:45 - PPDM Update: FVS thinning projections vs observed growth trajectories following stand density manipulation, Ann Abbott, IFC
9:45 - Coffee Break + Discussion
10:00 - RGT Update: 1st yr woods run vs improved seed project status report, Mark Kimsey and Taylor Lantz, IFC
10:30 - NMS Update: Whole tree vs bole only effects on nutrition and growth – 10 yr Report, Terry Shaw, IFC
11:00 - Member Project Discussion Period
11:30 - Lunch (on your own)
1:00 - James Moore Keynote Address: Precision forestry initiative at the University of Idaho, Bruce Ripley, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho
1:30 - Democratizing precision forestry – a collaboration between Oregon State University, University of Idaho and USFS-RMRS, Wade Tinkham, USFS-RMRS
2:00 - Research Spotlight: Automating the fusion of multiple sparse lidar point clouds, Onni Pohjavirta, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute and Xinlian Liang, Wuhan University
2:30 - Discussion + Refreshment Break
3:00 - Defining and identifying site trees from varying pulse density lidar, Noel Daugherty, IFC CAFS Intern
3:30 - Site-stand dynamics and pine beetle mortality in ponderosa pine ecosystems – implications for density management, Haley Anderson, IFC
4:00 - IFC Online Research Tools for Members, Mark Kimsey, IFC
4:20 - Meeting wrap-up