1307721520FRPC Annual Meeting Agenda 0602 by HC12091617371


									              Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters (NAASF)
                Forest Resource Planning Committee Annual Meeting
               “Taking State Assessments and Strategies to the Next Level”
                        Best Western Wynwood, Portsmouth, NH
                                     June 7-9, 2011

                                         Tuesday, June 7

7:00 – 8:00   Registration & Breakfast
8:00          Intro & Welcome—Brad Simpkins, NH State Forester

8:30          NAASF Updates
               Ian MacFarlane, NAASF
9:00          Northeastern Area State & Private Forestry (NA) Update
               Rob Witmer, USFS, NA Office of Knowledge Management
9:30          National Forest System, Eastern Region (R9) Update
               Stacy Lemieux, USFS, White Mountain National Forest
10:00         Break
10:30         Communications & Media Relations on a Shoestring Budget
               Chuck Reger, USFS, NA S&PF Public Affairs & Legislative Affairs
11:30         Process and Substance: Developing Key Findings for the National Report on
              Sustainable Forests
               Guy Robertson, USFS Research, Sustainability Program Lead
12:30         Lunch—provided

1:30          Landscape Stewardship Guidance
               Steve Westin, Missouri Department of Conservation
2:30          Northeast Landscape Conservation Initiatives Inventory and Atlas
               Robert Pirani, Regional Plan Association
3:30          Break
3:45          U.S. Forest Service Support for Implementing State Forest Strategies
               Discussion—Facilitator: Jon Klischies, Note Taker: Susan Francher
5:00          Adjourn—dinner on your own, transportation provided to downtown Portsmouth, NH
                                       Wednesday, June 8

7:00 – 8:00   Breakfast
8:00          Status of Data Gaps—Tom Luther, USFS, NA, GIS Team
8:30          Forest Health Data: Update on forest health risk map, disturbance tracker, and pest
              conditions database—Frank Sapio, USFS, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team
10:00         Break
10:30         Northern Forest Futures Project Update
               W. Keith Moser, USFS, Northern Research Station, FIA Program
11:30         Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Data & Data Gaps
               Elizabeth LaPoint, USFS, Northern Research Station, FIA Program
12:30         Lunch—provided
1:30          Strategy for Data Gaps—Discussion facilitated by Mike Morris
2:15-4:14     Addressing Landscape-Level Priorities Across States:
                 Quabbin to Cardigan Collaborative – Chris Wells, Society for the Protection of NH
                 Call Before You Cut Program—Cotton Randall, Ohio DNR, Division of Forestry
                 Landscape Level Stewardship/Mine Land Reforestation - Dan Kincaid, West
                  Virginia Division of Forestry
6:00          Crystal Ball Dinner at the Redhook Brewery, Portsmouth, NH

                                        Thursday, June 9

7:00 – 8:00   Breakfast
8:00          Climate Change Response Framework: Pilot, Expansion, and Emerging Tools
               Patricia Butler, Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science
9:00          U.S. Forest Service Climate Change Roadmap and Scorecard
               Sarah Hines, USFS, NA S&PF and Northern Research Station
9:45          Break
10:00         Understanding and Reaching Family Forest Owners
               Brett Butler, USFS, Northern Research Station, Family Forest Research Center
11:00         Forest Resource Planning Committee Business Meeting
              (all FRPC contacts encouraged to participate)
                  Officer and Rep Elections
                  Action items and the 2012 Work Plan
                  2012 Meeting and Beyond
12:30         Meeting Adjourned

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