NCFPW Agenda

October 1 Monday
1:00-8:00 p.m. Registration & Poster Setup
3:00-5:00 p.m. Fungal Foray
5:00-7:00 p.m. Open House / Social with soup & sandwich bar
8:00 p.m. Pizza
October 2 Tuesday  
7:30 a.m.    BREAKFAST
8:30 a.m. Welcome: Bob Heyd, MDNR & Tim Bennett, Bay Cliff
8:45 a.m. Keynote: Mindy Koch, Forest Mineral and Fire Management, Bureau Chief
9:10 a.m. Darroll Skilling - 50 years of NCFPW
9:45 to 10:15    BREAK     Poster Area
10:15 a.m. Andrew Storer, MTU - Sudden Oak Death.
10:40 a.m. Therese Poland, USFS - Asian Longhorned Beetle
11:05 a.m. Gerry Adams, MSU - Needlecast and Molecular Probes
11:30 a.m. Bob Haack, USFS, New Exotic Pine Bark Beetles: Hylastes, Hylurgops & Hylurgus
11:55     LUNCH
1:00 p.m. Dennis Fulbright, MSU - Chestnut Blight/Oak Wilt
1:25 p.m Deb McCullough, MSU - Jack Pine Budworm
1:55 p.m. John Hill, MDA - Hemlock Wooly Adelgid
2:20-2:50    BREAK     Poster Area
2:50 p.m. Manfred Mielke, USFS and Bob Heyd, MDNR - Beech Bark Disease
3:30 p.m John Witter. Michigan Impact Plot System
3:55 p.m. Jenny Juzwik, USFS - Oak Wilt
4:25-4:30 p.m. Wrap up
5:30 p.m. Fun Run
6:30 p.m. Dinner & Slide show/ Photo Contest (Historic CIFIDC / NCFPW Images)
Oct. 3 Wednesday  
8:00-5:00 p.m. FIELD TRIP
  • Beech Bark Disease killing front in Luce County
  • Stump Museum Areas left after 1800's logging of Schoolcraft/ Alger Counties. Sites of U.P's worst White Pine Blister Rust & white grub problems.
  • Pictured Rock National Shoreline Forest Health Monitoring Initiatives.
  • USFS Research Sites: Fire Mgmt, Siroccocus, Sphaeropsis, white pine study.
6:00 p.m. Social and Banquet - Fred Rydholm, History of Logging in Michigan
Oct. 4 Thursday  
8:30 a.m. Nathan Siegert (New Entomophaga Data)
8:55 a.m. Bruce Moltzan, Missouri, Oak Decline & Red Oak Borer in MO Forests
9:20 a.m. Kurt Pregitzer, MTU, Global Climate Change & Forest Health
10:00-10:30    BREAK
10:30-12:00 State, Federal, Provincial, University Reports
12 noon     LUNCH

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