Excellence and Innovation in Operational Block Planning Workshop – Kenora, ON

The Canadian Institute of Forestry, in collaboration with FPInnovations, has organized a workshop on operational block planning in forestry and UAV applications which took place in Kenora, Ontario on February 21, 2017.

This one day workshop provided an introduction to operational block planning in forestry, UAV technology, examine current practices from theory to operations, and highlight real world case studies. The day’s technical presentations featured experts from FPInnovations, KBM Resources, Domtar, ForestSoil Science Ltd., and First Resource Management Group.

The presentation files can be found below:

Title Presenter File
Introduction Dean Caron, and Dana Collins PDF
Forest Planning Toolbox Francis Charette PDF
Operational Planning John Bastone PDF
Costs and Benefits of Using LiDAR for Forest Operations Matt Kurowski PDF
Taming Drones for Forestry Denis Cormier, and Udaya Vepakomma PDF
Forest Road Restoration: The Challenge of Changing Expectations Dave McNabb PDF
Airbourne Remote Sensing Applications in Forestry Laird Van Damme PDF
Using SkyForest for Operational Planning Al Foley PDF
FPDat Showcase Project Dean Caron, and John Bastone PDF
FPInnovations Forest Operations Capacity Building Overview Dean Caron PDF