Cal-IPC Symposium 2013

Poster Session
2013 poster session.

Photo: Drew Ready

Taking the Long View

October 2-5, 2013, Lake Arrowhead

View program and abstracts. Links below are pdf files converted from Powerpoint presentations.

Pre-Symposium workshop:
Climate-Smart Land Management

Presentations and additional resources are available at under the Climate Adaptation section of our website.

DPR Laws and Regulations

Session 1. Learning from Southern California Deserts and Mountains

Presentations differ from the printed program due to the federal government shutdown.

Session 2. Annual Member Meeting

Session 3. Communication and New Threats

Session 4. Program Strategies

Session 5. Current Student Research

Session 6. Tools of the Trade

Session 7. The Novel Ecosystem Debate Reframed for Land Managers

Session 8. Discussion Groups

  1. IPM Q and A
  2. Invasive species beyond weeds: Aquatic species | Golden-spotted oak borer
  3. Prioritization tools and landscape-level planning
  4. Novel ecosystems and climate-smart land management
  5. Saharan mustard
  6. Biocontrol

Session 9. Nitrogen Deposition

Session 10. Grassland Management

Session 11. Impacts of Invasive Species on Ecosystem Services


Student Posters

  • The effects of invasive pollen on the seed set of a native plant. Daniela Bruckman, UC Irvine
  • The feasibility of chaparral restoration on type-converted slopes. Megan Engel, CSU San Bernardino
  • Effects of Ehrharta erecta on the redwood understory and implications for restoration. Anna Godinho, UC Santa Cruz
  • Summer irrigation as a tool for restoring invaded serpentine grassland? Madison Hoffacker, Chapman University
  • Evolutionary responses of California grassland species to variation in precipitation and nitrogen levels following
    prescribed fire. Amy Ortega, Chapman University
  • A Frankenstein experiment gone awry: ecology and evolution of an invasive veldt grass. Courtenay Ray, UC Santa Cruz

General Posters

  • Invasive aquatic weeds: implications for mosquito and vector management activities. Charles E Blair, Mosquito and Vector Management District of Santa Barbara County
  • WHIPPET : Online tool for prioritizing control of invasive plant populations. Elizabeth Brusati and Dana Morawitz, Cal-IPC
  • Utilizing volunteers for resource management. Reginald Durant, Back to Natives Restoration
  • Artichoke thistle control and endangered species habitat in preserved land. Tiffany Edwards, WRA Inc.
  • Database of management trials to provide site-specific decision support tool for invasive species control. Valerie Eviner, UC Davis
  • Impacts of native vs. exotic grassland vegetation on multiple ecosystem services. Valerie Eviner, UC Davis
  • The budget crisis and invasive species management: results from a survey of Weed Management Area chairs. Jennifer Funk, Chapman University
  • Sunrise Powerlink: adaptive weed control strategy. Robert W. Hobbs, RECON Environmental, Inc.
  • The effects of soil on coastal sage scrub and invasive Harding grass (Phalaris aquatica) to improve restoration success. Irina Irvine, Santa Monica Mountains NRA
  • Cost assessment of different methods of reducing the abundance of Sahara mustard in Borrego Springs, California. Christopher McDonald, UC Cooperative Extension
  • Searching for a silver bullet: reducing the invasive Sahara mustard while preserving wildflowers. Christopher McDonald, UC Cooperative Extension
  • Prospects for biological control of Cape-ivy with the Cape-ivy fly and the cape-ivy moth. Patrick J. Moran, USDA-Agricultural Research Service
  • Effects of native establishment in late summer. Joseph Paternoster, DriWater
  • Nitrogen deposition, invasion by Bromus spp., and competition for water in a California grassland. Erin Questad, CSU-Pomona
  • A study of drought resistance of stinkwort (Dittrichia graveolens). Don Thomas, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

See our Symposia Archive for presentations, proceedings and discussion group notes for previous symposia.