LTI and American Forests Co-Host Tree-Measuring Webinar Series

by Admin 27. March 2014 08:36

Three-Part Webinar Series: Measurement Tools & Techniques for Forestry


Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) and American Forests invite you to join us on a three-part webinar series that will educate Big Tree hunters, aspiring Big Tree hunters and tree-tech enthusiasts on the latest measuring guidelines from the National Big Tree Program. Featuring expert guest speakers who are affiliated with the National Big Tree Program, these webinars will walk you thru the components of the equation used to crown a national champion tree: crown spread, circumference and height.

Attendees of all three webinars in the series will be eligible to win a TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder. Each webinar attended, your name will be automatically entered into a drawing to win one of the two 360 laser rangefinders available, ultimately giving someone up to six chances to win.

Forestry Measurement Tools & Techniques - Part 1: Crown Spread

Crown spread is the focus of the 1st part of this webinar series. Often the first sign of a tree's size, attendees will learn what crown spread is, and the best methods and tools for measuring it. The two-diameter method, spoke method and common obstacles when measuring crown spread will be covered during this webinar.

Recorded: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Time: 10:00 am (MDT)
Length: 1 hour
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Forestry Measurement Tools & Techniques - Part 2: Circumference

Part two of the series will focus on circumference otherwise known as the girth of a tree. Experts will discuss how best to determine how to measure the girth of a tree on a flat surface, a tree on sloping ground and a tree that leans. Learn what to do when measuring a single tree, multiple trees or a multiple-stemmed tree as the webinar's speakers go over various considerations and tests of form, such as bark inclusion or pith.

Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Time: 10:00 am (MDT)
Length: 1 hour
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Forestry Measurement Tools & Techniques - Part 3: Tree Height

Third and last of the three-part series webinar will be all about tree height. During this webinar you will learn the most effective techniques to accurately measure the height of trees. Become versed in what the best tool is for each method, whether it be the stick, tangent or sine method for measuring tree height.

Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Time: 10:00 am (MDT)
Length: 1 hour
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Make sure to register and get your seat in this series today!

Read about LTI and American Forests partnership on a new laser grant program for state big tree programs in our LTI and American Forests Partnership Press Release

See how LTI laser measurement products are helping professionals worldwide at LTI Forestry. For more information or a hands-on demonstration call 1.800.OWN.A.LTI or email us.

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