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Timber Cruising and Forest Inventory:

Principles and Practices

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 5:00 PM - Thursday, July 10, 2014 2:00 PM

A Hands-on Workshop and Field Day for Family Forest Owners

This program will provide basic knowledge and skills needed to cruise stands of trees and create a reliable forest inventory. We'll answer the questions, "why cruise", and talk about cruising principles, types of cruises, cruise methods, designing a cruise and calculations.  After the Wednesday evening classroom session, the course will move to the field on Thursday for "hands-on exercises" .

There will be some walking on uneven terrain on Thursday so wear good boots.  Also, bring your own water and plan for varying weather conditions.

Instructors:  Bob Parker & Paul Oester, OSU Extension Forestry and Natural Resources Agents; Steve McConnell, WSU Extension Forester.

Wednesday Evening - Pizza and drinks will be provided

Thursday - Bring your own lunch

Society of American Foresters CFE Credits = 4

Off Campus
Tom and Cindy Beechinor
5323 Cottonwood Road
Walla Walla
Sherry Nantz
1 541 963 1010
sherry.nantz at oregonstate.edu
Union County Extension Office
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