Laser Technology will host a three-part webinar series for foresters which will kick off in May 2012. The webinars will equip participants with an understanding of how to use the latest in measurement technology so you can become more efficient in the field. Learn key steps as well as tips and tricks that will make forestry data collection safer and easier. Participants will discover what other professionals are doing and will even have an opportunity to ask questions to the panelists. The hour-long webinars are free and qualify for Continuing Forestry Education (CFE) credits through the Society of American Foresters (SAF). If you attend all 3 webinars live, you can earn 3.0 hours of category 1-CF credits.
GIS/Forestry - Laser Mapping
The first webinar, GIS/Forestry - Laser Mapping, in the series goes into depth about laser and compass measurement technology. Participants will find out how easy it is to integrate mapping lasers with field data collection software and transfer field data to a GIS. Held on Wednesday, May 23 at 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (MST). Register for this event.
Tree Hypsometry - Vegetation Management
The second webinar, Tree Hypsometry - Vegetation Management is on Thursday, May 31 from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (MST). In-depth discussions on laser measurements and modes, including 3-step height and 2-step missing line will be covered during this 2nd in the 3 part Forestry series. Participants will also learn the best way to deal with danger tree and vegetation clearances. Register for this event.
Timber Cruising – In/Out Sampling & Diameters
The series concludes on Tuesday, June 19 at 9:00 AM to 10 AM (MST) with the third webinar, Timber Cruising – In/Out Sampling & Diameters.Attendees will learn how to take tree heights and percent slope measurements, use the BAF factor to perform in/out determination of borderline trees and how to make accurate diameter measurements and more. Register for this event.
Derrick Reish, Laser Technology, Inc. Professional Measurement Senior Product Manager, a key presenter states, "We put together this three-part Forestry webinar series as a way for professionals to learn how leveraging technology and using proper techniques can save time, money and resources. We are passionate about our technology and want to provide useful training tips on how our current and future customers can elevate the typical pains affiliated with collecting and documenting field measurements.”
For more information on LTI’s Forestry-based application details and applicable products, visit : http://www.lasertech.com/Forestry.aspx.