Utah Chapter SAF Summer Tour and
IMSAF Annual Meeting

New Directions in Silviculture and Watershed Management

June 27-28, 2002

A highly successful and informative summer tour was hosted by the Utah Chapter and organized by Mark Brunson, Utah Chapter Chair.  The meeting was held at Utah State University's Bear Lake Training Center in Garden City, Utah.  Linked pages detail Thursday afternoon's and Friday morning's tours.
 

Meeting 
Organizer 
Dr. Mark Brunson, 
SAF Utah Chapter Chair, USU Department of Forest, Range, and Wildlife Sciences

Thursday 
noon
IMSAF Business Meeting

Thursday 
afternoon

details

Dr. Jeffrey Kershner, 
USDA Forest Service research scientist,  USU Dept. of Aquatic, Watershed and Earth Resources

St. Charles Creek, Idaho, stream research sites, historical impacts and fisheries habitat restoration.

Thursday 
evening

Dr. Renzo Motta, 
professor of silviculture and forest ecology, University of Turin, Italy

New directions in silviculture in the mountain forests of Italy.

View Dr. Motta's web page.

Friday 
morning

details

Dr. James N. Long, 
professor of silviculture and forest ecology, USU Department of Forest, Range, and Wildlife Sciences

T.W. Daniel Experimental Forest research/politics of alternative silvicultural approaches for Central Rockies lodgepole pine forests.

Friday 
morning

Dr. John Shaw, 
research scientist, USU Department of Forest, Range, and Wildlife Sciences

T.W. Daniel Experimental Forest research of alternative silvicultural methods for the management of wildlife habitat.