Appalachians-Cumberland Greenline
March 2-3, 2020

State Forestry Agencies, Cherokee NF, Daniel Boone NF, GW-Jefferson NF, NFsNC, and SRS
Location: Doubletree Hotel, 211 Mockingbird Lane, Johnson City, TN

Time (Eastern)

March 2nd                 Topic

 

1:00pm

Welcome
Overview of Agenda

 

Stephanie Laseter, SRS-R8 Liaison

1:15pm

Opening Remarks

 

Station Director,
Dr. Rob Doudrick

1:30pm- 3pm

Demonstration Forests- continuing the conversation
Key points from September 2019
Define "demo"
What silvicultural practices are you hoping to demo?
What do landowners want to see on the ground?

 

State Foresters and Staff

3-3:30

Break

 

3:30pm

 

 

Demonstration Forests- continuing the conversation
What are the clear questions and what needs to be refined to move forward?

 

 

All

 

 

5:00pm

Adjourn

 

Time (Eastern)

March 3rd    Topic

 

8:30am

Welcome and Check-In

 

Stephanie Laseter

9:00am

Science for ecosystem restoration
Value of early successional forests

Hardwood forest management challenges

Dr. Katie Greenberg, Research Ecologist

Troy Morris, Integrated Res. Staff Officer, GW-Jefferson

Dr. Tara Keyser, Research Forester

Dave Casey, Pisgah District Ranger

10-10:30am

Break

 

10:30am

Science for ecosystem restoration
Non-timber forest products (sustainable harvest?)  

Shortleaf restoration

Stream restoration (AOP)
                                        

 

Dr. Jim Chamberlain, Research Forest Products Technologist

Mark Healy, Fire and Nat. Res. Staff Officer, Cherokee

Dr. Tara Keyser, Research Forester

Mary Yonce, Lee District Ranger, GW-Jeff

Dr. Andy Dolloff, Research Fisheries Biologist

Lee Thornhill, Ecosystem, Fire and Forest Staff Officer, NFsNC

12:30pm

Lunch on your own

 

 

1:30pm

Remote Sensing
What pressing forest monitoring questions can remote sensing help with?

Dr. Steve Norman, Research Ecologist

Bill Christie, Biological Scientist

 

2:30-3:00pm

Break

 

3:00pm

Regional products (LiDAR and other geospatial tools)
and using these products for common stand exam applications

Emrys Treasure, RIM Director

Mark Healy, Fire and Nat. Res. Staff Officer, Cherokee

4-5pm

Closeout and Adjourn

All