Source: California Invasive Plant Council
URL of this page: http://www.cal-ipc.org/symposia/index.php
22nd Annual Cal-IPC Symposium
October 2-5, 2013
Lake Arrowhead Resort
Grizzly bear overlooking the San Fernando Valley.
Join fellow land managers, researchers, and conservationists for autumn colors and our 22nd Cal-IPC Symposium on the shores of Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains!
The Symposium will feature presentations and discussion groups covering the latest information in land management, including new management tools and techniques, Southern California deserts and mountains, innovative funding through valuation of ecosystem services, and stewardship projects supporting climate adaptation and novel ecosystems. Come for the pre-Symposium training on Wednesday, paper and poster sessions on Thursday and Friday, and field trips on Saturday.
Abstract deadline extended to Friday, June 21! Instructions...
See the preliminary program here. Full program to be posted in the summer. We will apply for Continuing Education credits from the Department of Pesticide Regulation. Note that this year's Laws & Regs session will be held on Wednesday evening before the main Symposium.
Keynote speaker Laura Cunningham confirmed! Naturalist, artist and author of the amazing book A State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California.
Registration and Lodging
Lake Arrowhead is located in the San Bernardino Mountains.
Registration open! Sept. 3 is early bird cut-off... Register...
Registration includes Thursday and Friday, with additional payment required for the Wednesday training and Saturday field trips. For rates and registration information visit the Registration page.
For lodging, we have negotiated great rates at the Lake Arrowhead Resort. For lodging and other attendee information visit the Attendees page.
Sponsorship and Exhibits
Support Cal-IPC by becoming a Symposium sponsor! Sponsors receive complimentary passes to the Symposium, recognition at the event, and exhibit space. To become a sponsor visit the Sponsorship page!
Special Events and Activities
We'll have a special session on Southern California deserts and mountains.
- Photo Exhibit & Contest: Our annual photo exhibit gives amateur photographers a chance to show off their best shots of invasive plants and weed workers in action. Symposium attendees vote for favorites. Deadline September 3. Instructions here.
- Raffle & Auction: Each year we host a reception featuring the fabulous Cal-IPC Raffle and Silent Auction! We are seeking your donations of useful, beautiful, or creative items. Books, tools, art, wine, crafts, trips, recreation equipment, gift certificates - anything a weed worker could want is fair game. Visit our Auction page!
- Awards: Cal-IPC honors members for exceptional achievements. For a description of awards, past winners, and instructions for submitting nominations visit the Awards page.
- Student Lunch: Students get a chance to mingle and strategize at our special lunch on Friday. For information on the Cal-IPC Student Chapter, visit their website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Presentations, proceedings and working group notes for previous years' symposia:
2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004
2003 | 2000-2002 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1996 | 1995