2014 NCASI Southern Regional Meeting forestry session to focus on sustainability issues and information needs

NCASI’s 2014 Southern Regional Meeting will be held June 9-11 in at The Hilton DeSoto Savannah in Savannah, Georgia (http://ncasi.org/Events/Regional-Meetings/2014-SRM.aspx). The meeting will include a technical session on Sustainable Forestry in the South: Issues and Information Needs on June 10. The agenda for that session follows.

Customer-driven Sustainability Trends and Initiatives

John Mulcahy, Georgia-Pacific LLC  

Watershed-scale Research in the South: Status and Recent Findings

Dr. Jami Nettles, Weyerhaeuser Company  

Stable Isotope Mapping to Predict Forest Ecosystem Nitrogen Retention and Responses to Fertilization

Dr. Brian Strahm, Virginia Tech  

The Status of Numeric Nutrient Criteria Development in the South

Dr. Doug McLaughlin, NCASI  

Sustainable Management of Cypress: Recent Activities in Georgia

James Johnson, Georgia Forestry Commission  

Symposium on Forestry BMP Effectiveness in the Eastern US: A Synopsis

Dr. Erik Schilling, NCASI  

Long-term Response of Pine Flatwoods Soils to Wet-weather Logging

Dr. Michael Aust, Virginia Tech 

Landscape Conservation Cooperatives: Collaborative Conservation in Action

Bill Bartush, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  

The Status of Collaborative Efforts to Perpetuate Working Forest Lands

Dr. Peter Stangel, U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities  

Pre-listing Conservation Opportunities for At-risk Species on Working Forests

Jimmy Bullock, Resource Management Service, LLC  

Gopher Tortoise Research and Management on Managed Forest Landscapes

Kit Hart, Plum Creek Timber Company  

Florida’s Wildlife Best Management Practices

Jeff Vowell, Florida Forest Service  

Using FIA Data in Calculations of Biogenic Accounting Factors

Dr. Paul Van Deusen, NCASI  

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


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