September 20-22, 2018
Central Idaho Whitebark Pine: High, Dry and Burned
Latest in whitebark pine science and management- exciting presentations and poster session (contact Laura Lowrey)
Field trip to discuss wildfire impacts and restoration partnerships
Silent auction and basket raffle (contact Glenda Scott or Liz Davy to donate items)
Networking, whitebark swag, and fun!!!
Come learn, discuss and see examples of impacts by wildfires and mountain pine beetle and what managers are doing about them in Stanley, Idaho.
Preliminary schedule (detailed schedule to follow)
Thursday (9/20) will be an exciting day of presentations on current and developing research and management at the Stanley Community Center (register early- seating limited). Followed by a fun-filled evening of networking and silent auction at the newly remodeled Mountain Village Bar/Restaurant.
Friday (9/21) is a field trip to Cache Creek Restoration Project on the Boise National Forest where the 2016 Rough and Pioneer Fires burned within weeks with widely different impacts.
Saturday (9/22) is a field trip to the 2012 Halstead fire on Salmon-Challis National Forest to discuss options for management in severely burned areas with little natural seeding and to foster a restoration partnership.
Available at Mountain Village Resort (208-774-3661), and at other hotels and nearby campgrounds.
Hosted by the USDA Forest Service Forest Health Protection, Boise Field Office & the Northern Rockies Fire Science Network in conjunction with the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation.
Download WPEF 2018 Conference Flier