Early registration ends on November 9 for the upcoming IUFRO Symposium: NUTRIENT DYNAMICS OF PLANTED FORESTS. The event will be held 27-28 November, 2012 in Vancouver, Washington, USA (10 miles from the Portland, Oregon airport). Agenda and registration information is available online at: www.westernforestry.org
This IUFRO symposium features several expert speakers from around the world and is intended to provide a forum on the principles of nutrition in nursery seedlings and juvenile forest trees. Emphasis will be placed on the development of effective and environmentally sound technologies to optimize seedling quality and promote reforestation and forest restoration operations. The first day will focus on Nutrition in the Nursery and at Field Establishment and the second day will focus on Juvenile Stand Nutrition. The program is aimed toward an international audience of nursery and forest practitioners, scientists, and educators. Selected papers will be published as a special issue in the international journal, New Forests.
The symposium is being organized by Western Forestry and Conservation Association, Purdue University, and USDA Forest Service with support from IUFRO divisions 1.01.03 (Temperate Forest Regeneration), 1.06.00 (Restoration of Degraded Sites), and 3.02.00 (Stand Establishment and Treatment).
Western Nursery Specialist
Editor, Tree Planters' Notes
USDA Forest Service
PO Box 3623
Portland, OR 97208
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