PNW Section SRM Summer Meeting and Tour 2024, Chewelah WA

NE Washington Grazing, Agriculture, & Forestry

Chewelah Valley
General Information
Registration is now open for PNW Section Summer Meeting and Tour, May 29-31, in Chewelah, WA.
  •  Forest grazing, cover crop grazing, silvopasture, hay production, seedstock beef production, water quality, apex predators, tribal history and issues
  • Headquarters: Mistequa Casino Hotel (pronounced Mist-a-quah), 2545 Smith Rd, Chewelah, WA 99109

Meeting Schedule

5/29/24, Wednesday, 3-5 p.m.Mistequa Casino Hotel (pronounced Mist-a-quah), 2545 Smith Rd, Chewelah, WA 99109PNW Section Board Meeting
5/29/24, Wednesday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.Mistequa Casino Hotel, Chewelah WAWelcome Social: finger food, no-host bar, good company with old friends and new ones to be made.

Collaborations,issues and progects of the Upper Columbia River Tribes, D.R. Michel, Upper Columbia River Tribes (UCUT)
5/30/24, Thursday, 8 a.m.Mistequa Casino Hotel Depart for WSU Vetter Demonstration Farm and Forest
5/30/24 Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.WSU Vetter Demonstration Farm and Forest, 5281 Hattery-Owens Road in Deer Park, WA 99006Debra Hansen and Andy Perleberg, WSU and Darla Clowser and Jack Wolf, SCCD
- Silvopasture
- Covercrops
- Silviculture
- Hay production
- Grazing
5/30/24 Thursday, 11:00 a.m. Depart for Hagen Cattle and Hay, 2431 Heine Rd, Chewelah, WA 99109
5/30/24 Thursday, 11:30 p.m to 1:30 p.m. Hagen Cattle and Hay-Hay and Cattle Production in the Chewelah Valley. Loren, Pauline, and Matt Hagen (Parents-son)
5/30/24 Thursday, 1:30 p.m. Depart for Forest Service Grazing Allotment
5/30/24 Thursday, 2-4:30 p.m.Forest Service Grazing Allotment Bisbee Meadow Dispersed Campground, 48.3496424, -117.5819241 -Forest Service Grazing, Brandon Weinman and Tammy Cheshier, US Forest Service: Grazing history, Allotment management and grazing strategy, Grazing complex decision and implementation, Planning area and vegetation treatments, Administering an allotment to standards/monitoring, Meadow livestock use, Riparian monitoring.

-Apex predators, Scott Nielson, Cattlemens Associations, Larry Sweat, Permittee, and Jeff Flood, Wildlife Specialist: wolves, cats, bears and cattle
4:50 p.m. Return to Mistequa Casino Hotel
6- 9:30 p.m.Mistequa Casino Hotel-Banquet
History and culture of the Spokane Tribe of Indians, Warren Seyler, Spokane Tribe of Indians
5/31/24 Friday, 7:30 a.m.Depart for Spokane Convention Center Parking at Davenport Grand Hotel, 203 N Washington.
5/31/24 Friday, 8:30-10 a.m.Spokane Convention Center. Meet in the Breezeway between the Convention Center and the First Interstate Center for the Arts, 11 W Spokane Falls Blvd.-Preview of 2025 SRM International Meeting venue and discussion
5/31/24 Friday, 10:00 a.m.Depart for Hillview Farm JV, 13501 S Betz Rd, Cheney WA 99004
5/31/24 Friday, 10:30 a.m.Hillview Farm JV, Cheney WAIntegrating cover crops and grazing in grain production systems, low stress cattle handling. Challenges and successes. Chris Schachtschneider, Lightning S Livestock Solutions.
5/31/24 Friday, 12:30 p.m.Sack lunch and adjourn


Headquarters: Mistequa Casino Hotel, $107 plus tax (ask for this SRM rate). Make your reservation now. Room  block extended to May 21, 2024.
2545 Smith Rd, Chewelah, WA 99109


Registration, US$

    • Individual by May 20th, $195
    • Student, $125
    • Thursday tour and banquet only, $165
    • Thursday banquet only, $50
    • Late registration (after May 20th) add $15
    • Cancellation: 90% refund if cancellation occurs by May 20th.  Thereafter, cancellation and refund requests will be considered on a case by case basis upon request made to the planning committee.  Please understand that we will have incurred expenses on your behalf.

    Online Registration

    • Zoom information for  Board Meeting:  


    Meeting ID: 992 2791 9136
    Date & Time: May 29, 2024 03:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

    Note:  You will be required to login to your Zoom account in order to join this meetings.  Please have your Zoom login credentials handy.  
    Late Notes: