Past Cal-IPC Field Courses

Field Techniques for Recording and Reporting Invasive Plants | Strategic Approaches | Biology and Identification | Control Methods | Mechanical Control | Herbicide Control | Mapping | Revegetation | Tools for Early Detection

Field Techniques for Recording and Reporting Invasive Plants

Mike Perlmutter
Mike Perlmutter teaches proper pacing techniques.

  2011

  • Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge, Newark, April 6, 2011
  • Sky Oaks Watershed Headquarters, Oakland, April 8, 2011
  • Granlibakken Resort, Tahoe City, October 4, 2011

Strategic Approaches

  2011

  • The Presidio Trust’s Golden Gate Club, San Francisco, June 21, 2011

  2010

  • Camarillo Ranch, Ventura, October 13, 2010

Biology and Identification

Grass/Thistle ID
John Dittes teaches a lesson on grass and thistle identification.

  2011

  • San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, San Luis Obispo, April 13, 2011
  • The McConnell Foundation’s Lema Ranch, Redding, May 17, 2011

  2010

  • Mira Costa College, San Diego, March 30, 2010

  2009

  • Mountain Home Ranch, Santa Rosa, May 13, 2009

  2008

  • Sedgwick Reserve, Santa Barbara, April 21, 2008
  • Tahoe Community College, S. Lake Tahoe, May 28, 2008
  • Mission Trails Regional Park, San Diego, June 6, 2008
  • Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, July 22, 2008

Control Methods

Mechanical Tool Demo
Ken Moore demonstrates his tool expertise in San Luis Obispo.

  2011

  • San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, San Luis Obispo, April 14, 2011
  • The McConnell Foundation’s Lema Ranch, Redding, May 18, 2011
  • The Presidio Trust’s Golden Gate Club, San Francisco, June 22, 2011
  • Tijuana River Nat’l Estuarine Research Reserve, San Diego, August 4, 2010

  2010

  • Mira Costa College, San Diego, March 31, 2010
  • Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge, Newark, April 28, 2010
  • McLaughlin Natural Reserve, Clear Lake, June 8 & 9, 2010

  2009

  • Sycamore Canyon/Goodan Ranch Open Space, San Diego, April 1, 2009
  • Mountain Home Ranch, Santa Rosa, May 14, 2009
  • Audubon Center at Debs Park, Los Angeles, December 9, 2009

  2008

  • Sedgwick Reserve, Santa Barbara, April 22, 2008
  • Tahoe Community College, S. Lake Tahoe, May 29, 2008
  • Mission Trails Regional Park, San Diego, June 7, 2008
  • Tilden Regional Park, Berkeley, July 24, 2008

Mapping at Don Edwards
Attendees practice with mapping technology at the Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge.

  2007

  • Paramount Ranch, Santa Monica Mountains, March 21, 2007
  • Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Redding, April 12, 2007
  • Rancho San Antonio Preserve, May 10, 2007

  2006

  • Cache Creek Conservancy, Woodland, May 24 & 25, 2006
  • Audubon Canyon Ranch’s Bouverie Preserve, Sonoma, April 24, 2006

  2005

  • Bidwell Park, Chico, October 5, 2005

Mechanical Control Methods

   2009

  • Olympia Well Field, Felton, July 21, 2009

Herbicide Control Methods

Partial Girdle - Chemical Control
Petey Brucker demonstrates the “partial girdle” herbicide application technique.

   2011

  • Audubon Center at Debs Park, Los Angeles, July 20, 2011

   2009

  • Kaweah Oaks Preserve, Visalia, October 7, 2009

Mapping

  2011

  • Tijuana River Nat’l Estuarine Research Reserve, San Diego, August 3, 2010

  2010

  • Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge, Newark, April 29, 2010

  2009

  • Audbon Center at Debs Park, Los Angeles, December 10, 2010

  2008

  • Redwood Regional Park, Oakland, November 6, 2008

  2007

  • Mission Trails Regional Park, San Diego, September 19, 2007

Revegetation

Seed collecting for revegetation
Sarah Chaney demonstrates how to collect seeds for revegetation.

  2009

  • Sycamore Canyon/Goodan Ranch Open Space, San Diego, April 2, 2009

   2008

  • The Nature Conservancy’s Sunset Ranch, Chico, October 1, 2008

Tools for Early Detection

   2007

  • Audubon Canyon Ranch’s Bouverie Preserve, Sonoma, October 4, 2007

 


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