April 26 - 27, 2017 | Pineville, LA

Registration deadline on April 18, 2017

Innovations in the science of forest management.

2

days

11

speakers

5

field trip locations

Limited field trip spots available. Register now to reserve your seat!

Registration deadline on April 18, 2017

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Speakers

Wayne Bell

Wayne Bell

COO
International Forest Company
Ralph Amateis

Ralph Amateis

Senior Research Associate
Virginia Tech
Dana Little

Dana Little

Timberlands Mid Rotation Leader
Weyerhaeuser
Jimmie Yeiser

Dr. Jimmie Yeiser

Silviculture Expert
Dr. Phil Dougherty

Dr. Phil Dougherty

Director of the Center of Forest Research and Applied Management
Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc.
Derek Dougherty

Derek Dougherty

CEO
Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc.
Michael Blazier

Dr. Michael Blazier

Professor of Forestry and Environmental Science
Louisiana State University
Dr. Tom Gallagher

Dr. Tom Gallagher

Professor
Auburn University
Andy Laviner

Andy Laviner

Research Associate
Virginia Tech
Michael Crowell

Michael Crowell

President
Crowell Forest Resources
Mickey Rachal

Mickey Rachal

Woodlands Manager
RoyOMartin

Earn Continuing Education Credits

That's right foresters and loggers, attending the Forest inSight Conference will earn you 8.5 credits toward your continuing education requirements!

Schedule

  • Check In at the Conference Center

  • Meeting Opening and Welcome

    Wayne Bell, COO, International Forest Company, Moultrie, GA
  • Optimizing Stand Density Through The Rotation

    Ralph Amateis, Senior Research Associate, Virginia Tech, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Blacksburg, VA
  • What It Takes To Effectively Establish Large Scale Plantings Of Low Density Stands With Confidence

    Dana Little, Timberlands Mid Rotation Leader, Weyerhaeuser, Hattiesburg, MS
  • Morning Break

    A special "Thank You" to Crop Production Services - Timberland Division for our morning break snacks and beverages!
  • Optimizing Herbicide Effectiveness And Pine Growth

    Dr. Jimmie Yeiser, Silviculture Expert
  • Deploying Genetics Effectively And Efficiently To Maximize Yields And Value

    Derek Dougherty, CEO, Dougherty & Dougherty Forestry Services, Inc.
  • Lunch

  • Forest management adjustments that will promote both forest resiliency and productivity under climate variability

    Dr. Michael Blazier, Professor, Forestry and Environmental Science, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Homer, LA
  • Meshing Silviculture, Logging Efficiencies And Site Protection Considerations

    Dr. Tom Gallagher, Professor, Auburn University, School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, Auburn, AL
  • Getting Fertilizers Out For Maximum Efficiency And Growth Response

    Andy Laviner, Research Associate, Virginia Tech, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Blacksburg, VA
  • Group Questions/Discussion, Survey Completion and Silent Auction

  • Wrap Up and Adjourn

  • Check in at Pineville Convention Center, Pineville, LA

  • Depart for Field Tours

    Hosted by RoyOMartin & Crowell Forest Resources, LLC
  • Site preparation, stock type, chemical regimes and new genetic deployment options for establishing high trajectory plantations in Central LA

  • Genetic options to maximize production, stem quality and risk reduction

  • Lunch

  • Crowell Forest Resources, LLC Level of Tree Improvement - Site Preparation - Stock Type Demonstration Blocks

  • RoyOMartin Maximum Growth Study

  • Wrap Up and Head Back

Sleep well while you’re here at the Pineville Country Inn & Suites.

Deadline to reserve is April 11, 2017
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The Team

Wayne Bell

Wayne Bell

Co-Founder
Derek Dougherty

Derek Dougherty

Co-Founder
Scott Jones

Scott Jones

Forest Landowners Liaison
Taylor Griffith

Taylor Griffith

Branding Guy
Phil Goodwin

Phil Goodwin

Art Guy