1307721520FRPC Annual Meeting Agenda 0602 by HC12091617371

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									              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
                  Forests
                 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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