Source: California Invasive Plant Council

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2004 Symposium Presentations

Presentations are posted below as pdf files. Warning: these are large files.

Invasive Plants and the Wildland/Urban Interface

Follow the links to view presentations and posters in pdf format. Abstacts and proceedings papers are available here. Beware: these are large files.

Laws and Regulations

Cutting Edge Research I

  • Using a computer-based diagnostics program for the identification of weedy grasses. Joe DiTomaso, Weed Science Program, UC-Davis (A demonstration of the new CD-ROM "Grass and Grass-like Weeds of California")
  • Impacts of mowing and bud destruction on yellow starthistle root dynamics and flowering. D. F. Spencer, USDA-ARS Exotic and Invasive Weed Research Unit

Habitat Fragmentation and Edge Effects

Invasive Plant and Communities

  • Eradication in California and abroad: Explaining success and failure. Pete Holloran, Department of Environmental Studies, UC Santa Cruz

Cutting Edge Research II

Migration of Ornamentals Across the WUI

  • Genetic and reproductive factors contributing to the invasiveness of escaped ornamentals in wildlands. Marie Jasieniuk, UC Davis, Weed Science Program

Funding Invasive Plant Projects

  • Wetland Recovery Projects through the Coastal Conservancy. Karen Bane, Coastal Conservancy
  • Urban Streams Restoration grants through Department of Water Resources. Susan Woolam, DWR

Field Techniques

  • CRISISCat – an online invasive species information clearinghouse for California. Allan D. Hollander, Information Center for the Environment, UC Davis

Invasive Plants and Fire at the WUI