Early Bird Regular Registration (until June 15th): $425
Regular Registration (after June 15th): $475
Student/Post-doc Registration: $300
Registration includes access to the welcome reception, all conference talks, conference materials, and meals and refreshments during the conference.
The reception will take place at the conference venue (LaSells Stewart Center) at 5:00pm on Monday, July 10th. The reception is included in your registration fee, but you will need to indicate if you plan to attend during the registration process. The reception is for conference attendees only.
Additional Registration Options
The banquet will take place at 6pm on Tuesday, July 11th at Eola Hills Winery in Rickreall, OR. Banquet tickets include a buffet dinner, one glass of wine or beer (additional drinks for purchase), and transportation to and from the winery (29 miles from the conference venue) by coach bus. Spouses and other guests age 21 or better are welcome- just purchase enough tickets for everyone in your party who wishes to attend the banquet.
One-day Field Tours: $50 each Limited to 18 participants
These one-day field tours will take place on Thursday, July 13th. Each tour will cost $50/person and will be capped at 18 participants. The cost will include transportation, lunch, and refreshments. Field Tours will leave between 7:00 and 8:00 am and return to Corvallis by 6:00 pm.
Post-Wildfire Reforestation in Central Oregon
Travel over the Cascade Mountain range and spend a day in Central Oregon to learn about our fire-adapted forests, local fire ecology and history, and post-wildfire reforestation strategies. We will visit small-scale private, federal, and industrial forestland to see the various strategies employed by different land managers and management objectives. Topics will include post-wildfire reforestation assessment and planning, reforestation strategies including site preparation, spatial arrangements and planting of alternate species, and opportunities and challenges to reforestation in the dry forests of Central Oregon. Please dress for a day in the field, including sturdy shoes for walking on uneven ground and bringing proper clothing to avoid sunburn in our high elevation early seral forests.
Pathogen Resistance, Tree Improvement, Seed Orchard and Seedling Production
Travel 70 miles south of Corvallis to the US Forest Service’s Dorena Genetic Resource Center, the regional service center for genetics in the Pacific Northwest Region. The Center houses the regional seed storage for individual tree collections of conifer species, the disease resistance breeding programs for five-needle pines and Port-Orford-cedar, and the National Tree Climbing Program. We will also visit the nursery facilities of PRT Cottage Grove. This modern container greenhouse uses high technology to produce superior quality seedling of Douglas-fir, redwood, cedar and hemlock. After lunch we will visit the Bureau of Land Management’s Travis Tyrrell Seed Orchard, which produces conifer seeds for forests across Oregon and Washington. The Seed Orchard also has an arboretum that contain over forty trees native to the western United States.
Western Oregon Intensive Silviculture
Travel West of Corvallis through the Oregon’s Coastal Range visiting timber production-oriented plantations. In Western Oregon reforestation challenges are multiple, including steep terrains, frozen winters, harvest residue management, animal browsing, competing vegetation, soil nutrition and disease management. We will visit stands reforested using site specific silviculture for different conifer species under varying conditions. The tour will also include visiting long-term studies of the OSU’s Vegetation Management Research Cooperative.
Post Conference Field Tour (multi-day): $575/person Limited to 20 participants
This multi-day tour will provide a broad introduction to regeneration issues associated with dry forests in the rain shadow of the Cascade Mountain Range in Oregon and Washington. The tour will head east from Corvallis on Friday, July 14th, stopping in Bend, Warm Springs, Mt. Hood, The Dalles, and Toppenish. The tour will be a combination of stops to learn about regeneration issues on federal, tribal, and private forestlands, as well as recreational stops to ice caves and a hops farm. Tour participants will be dropped off at the Portland International Airport (PDX) the morning of July 17th. PLEASE NOTE: if you attend this tour, please don’t book any return travel before 11:00am on Monday, July 17th. The cost of this tour includes transportation, same gender double-occupancy lodging, meals, and parking and entrance fees during the trip.