Oregon SAF

2017 Fire Water Health Workshop

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Fire, Water, and Forest Health Workshop

October 3, 2017

Linn County Fair and Expo Center, Albany Oregon

The Emerald and Marys Peak Chapters are teaming up to provide a science workshop around the themes of Fire, Water, and Forest Health. 

The registration fee is $95/person if signed up before September 17 and $120 after. The student registration fee is $50. Registration fee includes materials, breaks, and lunch.

Registration is Open

To register and pay via credit card, please click here.

To register and pay via check, or to register multiple parties, please use this hard copy form.

This event qualifies for 6.5 Category 1 CFE credits.

Cancellations received by September 17 are subject to a 15% service charge. Cancellations after September 17 will be charged the full registration fee, but substitutions are always welcome.


Registration: Melinda Olson, SAF Northwest Office, 503-224-8046

Program: Noelle Arena

A special thanks to our sponsor: Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Hope to see you there!

2017 Fire, Water, and Forest Health Workshop Agenda

7-8:00 am       Registration

8:15                Welcome and logistics for the day

8:30                Climate change effects in the West relative to weather, snowpack, water, drought and vegetation--Kathie Dello

OSU Climate Change Research Institute

9:15                Water Session

  •  Stream flows, hydrology, and the Paired Watershed studies (Hinkle, Trask, Alsea)--Maryanne Reiter, Weyerhaeuser Co.

10:15             BREAK

10:30             Water Panel

  • Water and Forestry Today and Tomorrow: Maryanne Reiter, Kathie Dello, and Ashley Coble, NCASI

11:30             Fire Session

  • Climate change effects on fire seasons--Andrew Yost, Oregon Department of Forestry
  • Cost and Preparedness--Doug Grafe and Ron Graham, Oregon Department of Forestry

12:00             LUNCH (included with registration fee)

1:00 pm         What are the fire risks associated with a warming climate?--Sean Hendrix, Grayback Forestry

2:30                BREAK

3:00                Tree & Forest Health Session

  • Long-term soil productivity studies--Doug Maguire, OSU College of Forestry
  • Current and emerging issues with invasive species in Oregon Forests--Wyatt Williams, Oregon Department of Forestry
  • Reforestation concerns under a warming climate--Carlos Gonzalez-Benecke, OSU College of Forestry

4:30                Wrap-up and Adjourn