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Announcements 2006

Big Horn Outdoor Adventure Show — March 16-19, 2006 — Spokane Interstate Fairgrounds

Northwest Management, Inc. joined the show as an exhibitor and welcomed many landowners to view our forestry and natural resource services. Thank you for taking the time to visit with us!

Conference for Family Forest Landowners and Managers — March 27-28, 2006

Sponsored by Clearwater RC&D and University of Idaho, Moscow Idaho

Sessions on Policy Issues & Topics, Wetlands, Idaho Forest Practices Act, Fish Passage at Stream Crossings, Weed Infestations-Bio-Control, Scaling Concepts,
Erosion Control, Idaho Forest Owners Association Annual Meeting, Landowner Assistance Programs, Leasing Opportunities, Wildfire Hazard Reduction Strategies,
and other topics.

Idaho Tree Farm Annual Meeting — Idaho Tree Farmer of the Year–Ken and Linda Steigers, Juliaetta, Idaho. Ken has managed his more than 1200 acres of forest land for over 50 years. Ken first hired Northwest Management, Inc. to help with forest management in 1990 and continues to use our services today.

 From left to right: Kurt Lyon, Idaho Department of Lands; Ken Steigers; Linda Stiegers; Greg Bassler, Northwest Management, Inc.

Forestry Mini College, University of Montana Campus, Missoula, MT April 29, 2006

A one-day educational workshop sponsored by Montana State University Extension Forestry Office. Call (406) 243-2773.

2nd Annual Inland Northwest Wildland Urban Interface Conference

Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center, Spokane Valley, WA. October 18-19, 2006.

For program information, contact Chris Schnepf at (208) 446-1680. For more information on posters or non-profit/agency displays, contact Valdasue Steel at (208) 245-2422.

Coached Forest Stewardship Planning Shortcourse

Spokane Educational opportunity for owners of family forests in Washington Sept. 27, 2006. WSU Spokane County Extension Office.

Northwest Management, Inc. foresters Brian Vrablick and Luke Machtolf are involved in instruction of parts of the shortcourse.

QUICK FACTS: West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus (WNV) is transmitted to humans through mosquito bites. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on infected birds that have high levels of WNV in their blood.

Most WNV infected humans have no symptoms. A small proportion develops mild symptoms that include fever, headache, body aches, skin rash and swollen lymph glands. Less than 1% of infected people develop more severe illness that includes meningitis or encephalitis.

Cumulative 2006 data by state as of Sept. 19, 2006, Dept. of Interior, US Geological Survey

* Results include reported positive test results (not all counties have necessarily reported virus activity)

Human Positive Test Results by State

401 1 20 22 51 105 106 199

6th Annual Foresters Forum
Sponsored by Intermountain Forest Association and Northwest Management, Inc.
February 8 & 9, 2007
Coeur d’Alene Resort

The Foresters Forum is dedicated to providing Inland Northwest professional foresters an opportunity to focus on their profession, learn new ideas, techniques and technologies, and share information. The Forum is organized as a series of breakout sessions which cover a wide variety of relevant forestry topics of particular interest to forestry professionals. Watch for more detailed information on our Foresters Forum website at coming in January.

NMI welcomes Bob Carlson to our Deer Park Washington Office

Bob Carlson has been a member of NMI’s professional staff since October 2006. Mr. Carlson brings with him 30 years of professional forestry experience including inventory management, GIS mapping throughout the Inland region, and forest road layout, design and construction. Bob has a Bachelor of Science degree in forest engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle. Bob will continue to strengthen Northwest Management, Inc.’s professional natural resource management capabilities.

NMI Exhibit at Spokane Ag Expo!

Come Join Us at the Spokane Ag Expo! February 6-8, 2007
Spokane Convention Center Complex, Spokane Falls Blvd
n Over 250 Exhibits
n Over 70 Seminars
For More Information, Visit or call 509-459-4114

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