The Western Regional Council on Forest Engineering held a one-day seminar on the theme, “Improving Forest Harvesting Operations,” in Eugene, Oregon, on January 16, 2014. The seminar was attended by 250 people. Chet Miller and Erik Neilson, who attend Oregon State University, were each awarded a $1,000 Jerry Sedlak Memorial Scholarship.
The Council on Forest Engineering
The Council on Forest Engineering (COFE) is an international professional organization interested in matters relating to the field of forest engineering.
The main objectives of COFE are to foster the development of forest engineering in industry, government, and in university teaching, research, and extension programs to promote the best methods of managing and operating forests; to serve the forestry profession on matters of policy in the area of forest engineering; and to disseminate technical information on forest engineering subjects.
COFE encourages the exchange of information and technologies relating to forest engineering through an annual meeting and publication of a proceedings as well as through regional activities.
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