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United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station Proceedings RMRS-P-62 December 2010

National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2009

Riley, L.E.; Pinto, J.R.; Dumroese, R.K., tech. cords. 2010. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2009. Proc. RMRS-P-62. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department ofAgriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 101 p.

Abstract
These proceedings are a compilation of 20 papers that were presented at the regional meetings of the Intertribal Nursery Council and the forest and conservation nursery associations in the United States in 2009. The Intertribal Nursery Council Meeting was held at the Best Western University Inn in Moscow, Idaho, on July 14,2009. Subject matter for the technical sessions included resource protection, collaborative research efforts, cultural use of native species, and native species programs. The Joint Meeting of the Western Forest and Conservation Nursery Association and Intermountain Container Seedling Growers’ Association was held at the Best Western University Inn in Moscow, Idaho, on July 15 to 16, 2009, and washosted by the University of Idaho Pitkin Forest Nursery. Subject matter for the technical sessions included seedling nutrition, pest management, nursery research and new technology, and general nursery topics. Afternoon field trips included tours of the University of Idaho Pitkin Forest Nursery, Decagon Devices in Pullman, Washington, and Washington State University Organic Farm and CompostingFacility. The Northeastern Forest and Conservation Nursery Association meeting was held at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on July 20 to 23, 2009, and was hosted by Engel’s Nursery Incorporated. Subject matter for the technical sessions included tree improvement programs, nursery culture and management, fumigation updates, and insect and disease management. Field trips includedafternoon tours of the Brooks Lodge and Kellogg Forest in Augusta, Michigan, Van’s Pines Greenhouses in West Olive, Michigan, and Engel’s Nursery in Fennville, Michigan. Keywords: bareroot nursery, container nursery, nursery practices, fertilization, pesticides, seeds, reforestation, restoration, tree physiology, hardwood species, native species

Papers were edited to a uniform style; however,authors are responsible for content and accuracy.

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Front cover illustration courtesy of College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho.

National Proceedings:
Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations—2009
Technical Coordinators
Lee E. Riley, Supervisory Operations Forester, USDA Forest Service, Dorena Genetics Resource Center, 34963 ShoreviewRoad, Cottage Grove, OR, 97424; Tel: 541.767.5723; FAX: 541.767.5709; E-mail: leriley@fs.fed.us. Jeremy Pinto, Tribal Nursery Coordinator, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 1221 South Main Street, Moscow, ID 83843; Tel: 208.883.2352; FAX: 208.883.2318; E-mail: jpinto@ffs.fed.us. R. Kasten Dumroese, Research Plant Physiologist, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station,1221 South Main Street, Moscow, ID 83843; Tel: 208.883.2328; FAX: 208.883.2318; E-mail: kdumroese@ fs.fed.us.

Sponsoring Organizations
University of Idaho Pitkin Forest Nursery, Moscow, Idaho Engel’s Nursery Incorporated, Fennville, Michigan

Acknowledgments
Funding for this publication was provided as a technology transfer service by the USDA Forest Service, State and Private Forestry...
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