WI Society of American Foresters 2013 Statewide Conference
Applying Silviculture to Challenging Stand Conditions
September 16 - 18, 2013
Wisconsin Department of
Wisconsin County Forest Association
Great Lakes Timber
The Wisconsin Society of American Foresters is
hosting the 2013 Conference. This year's focus is northern hardwood management. Spend two days discussing management options for these challenging stands and go in to the field to evaluate on the ground implementations of different prescriptions, as well as hear the latest from experts around the Lake States Region.
Who Should Attend?
Foresters, Loggers, Land Managers, Natural Resources
Professionals, and anyone else who is interested in learning more about the
current state of northern hardwood management in Wisconsin, and the current science and
strategies for its management.
What You Will Learn
Foresters and land managers from around the region
will make presentations and share the latest in research, management
recommendations, and adaptive strategies for northern hardwood management.
Silvics of Northern Hardwoods, Mike Lietz
Silvicultural Prescriptions for Northern Hardwood Stands, Linda Nagel
Adaptive Silviculture, Tony D'Amato
Maple Decline and Other Disease and Pest Issues in Northern Hardwood Stands, Andrew Storer
Regeneration Challenges in Northern Hardwood Stands, Chris Webster
At Gus Erdmann's property, where a timber harvest was recently conducted to develop a stronger northern hardwood component in a pine and oak stand:
Understanding past management and CFI plots, Gus Erdmann
Evaluating even and uneven aged stands, Brad Hutnik
Managing difficult stands, Matt Carothers
Identifying wildlife opportunities, Gary Zimmer
At the MOSS Project - Highlands Site, where there is on-going research into the effects of different canopy gap sizes and operability of different prescriptions:
Evaluating effects of different canopy gap sizes in northern hardwoods, Dustin Bronson
Determining the operability of different prescriptions, Tricia Knoot
Monitoring for invasive species in canopy gaps, Colleen Matula
Identifying trees to retain to maximize wildlife opportunities, Mike Worland
- Schedule Information-click here for the schedule and speaker information.
- Lodging Information-A block of rooms has been reserved at
the Waters of Minocqua at the state rate of $70 for single occupance. Rooms are subject to local and state tax. If individuals
are tax exempt, they must provide a copy of their tax exempt certificate at
check in. Reservations can be made directly with the hotel by calling 877-992-8377 or at their website: www.thewatersofminocqua.com. Please use reservation block code 130916PREN to get the WI Society of American Foresters block conference rate.
Register Online Now!
Full Conference Registration
You may also register a spouse or guest for the
banquet through the online registration system.
To print a registration form to mail in with payment, click here.
Return form and payment to:
2100 Main Street
103 Main Building
Stevens Point, WI 54481
If you have registration questions, contact Dorothy at
715-346-3838 or toll free at