Training Presentations

K. Moore hand tools demonstration at Cal-IPC field course training

K. Moore demonstrates use of hand tools at a Cal-IPC field course training. Photo: Cal-IPC files

Non-Chemical Weed Control Training

Burning – Presentation from a training, with a Fire and Grassland Management Handout.

Large Equipment Mowing and Whole Plant Removal – Presentation from a training.

Targeted Grazing – Presentation from a training.

Competitive Planting – Presentation from a training.

Biological Control – Presentation from a training.


Bay Area Land Stewardship Training for Volunteers

Online training for Wildland Volunteer Network, held June 25, 2020 (click here for recording of 2-hour training session) – all presentations below

Why we care – Biodiversity and healthy ecosystems, Kristen Williams, Grassroots Ecology

Biology and management of invasive plants, Tom Reyes, MidPen

Weeds around the Bay Area:

  1. Early Detection/Rapid Response to eradicate Japanese knotweed in West Marin (North Bay) Anna Dirkse, UCCE, Marin Knotweed Action Team
  2. How and why we collaboratively work on French broom (East Bay) Pam Beitz, East Bay Regional Park District
  3. Early Detection/Rapid Response to eradicate hanging sedge/slender false brome in San Mateo (South Bay) Cleopatra Tuday, San Mateo RCD
  4. How and why we collaboratively do the ‘Holcus focus’ (velvetgrass) (Peninsula) Price Sheppy, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Q&A from Bay Area Land Stewardship Training for Volunteers  – These are the questions posted to the Q&A tab during the presentations. Several were answered live or via text during the presentation. For those answers that we didn’t get to by the end of the session, presenters added responses to this document.

Civil Rights

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