Arkansas-Oklahoma-Texas
February 27-28, 2018

Objective:  Discuss current issues or challenges that state forestry agencies are facing, which Southern Research Station scientists may be able to address with current research activities, science syntheses, or other collaborative efforts. 

February 27, 2018

  • Opening Comments and Updates since 2012 State Line
    • Rob Doudrick - SRS Station Director
    • George Geissler-OK State Forester
    • Joe Fox- AR State Forester
    • Tom Boggus- TX State Forester

 Topics:

  • Mid-South Projections -  John Coulston and Kerry Dooley
    • Update on forest product observations, expectations for change (Coulston)
    • Status and trends of the forest resource and Juniperus spp. distribution (Dooley)
  • Water use in a changing landscape - Dave Wear

 

February 28, 2018

  • Review of previous day - Stephanie Laseter/ALL

Topics: 

  • Ecological impacts of Southern Pine Beetle and IPS - John T. Nowak 
    • Status of current outbreak, ability to implement treatments, economic concerns  
  • Confirm Follow-up Actions, Opportunities, and Next Steps - ALL 
  • Closing Comments
    • Rob Doudrick- SRS Station Director
    • George Geissler-OK State Forester
    • Joe Fox- AR State Forester
    • Tom Boggus- TX State Forester