Compilation of 24 papers that were presented at the regional meetings of the forest and conservation nursery associations in the United States in 2006. The Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association meeting was held at the Hilton Resort Hotel and Conference Center in Eugene, Oregon on June 19 to 22. The meeting was hosted by the USDA Forest Service Dorena Genetic Resource Center and Plum Creek Container Nursery. Morning technical sessions were followed by field trips to USDA Forest Service Dorena Genetic Resource Center and Plum Creek Container Nursery in Cottage Grove, and USDA Agricultural Research Service National Clonal Germplasm Repository in Corvallis. Subject matter for the technical sessions included bareroot and container nursery culturing and monitoring, disease management, and native species restoration. The Southern Forest Nursery Association meeting was held July 10 to 13 at the Holiday Inn Select in Tyler, Texas. The meeting was hosted by the Texas Forest Service Indian Mound Nursery. Technical sessions were followed by tours of the International Paper SuperTree Nursery, Agtoprof, and Kiepersol Estate, outside Tyler; International Paper Forest Seed Center in Douglass; and Texas Forest Service Indian Mound Nursery in Alto. Subject matter for the technical sessions included labor relations and regulations, bareroot and container nursery culturing, hardwood management, pesticide use, and outplanting strategies.(USFS 2005) ac BAER Manual (FSM 2523): aquot;... when practical, use genetically local sources of native species ...aquot; (USFS 2003) ac National Fire Plan Strategy: aquot;... promote the establishment of local sources of native seed and other plant material ...aquot; (USFS/USDI 2001) ac R6 Revegetation Policy: aquot;... use local native plants to the extent practicable . ... New procedures and partnerships are being developed to provide the volume of seeds needed for revegetation projects, as well as to createanbsp;...
|Title||:||National proceedings, Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations, 2006|
|Author||:||L. E. Riley, R. Kasten Dumroese, Thomas D. Landis, Rocky Mountain Research Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)|