2014 Cal-IPC SymposiumWildland Weeds and Water

University of California, Chico

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Oral Presentations

Sunrise Powerlink Adaptive Weed Control Strategy: yellow star-thistle eradication at Eichenlaub Ranch. Atik, Raquel
US EPA’s Worker Protection Standards _ 2014 Proposal for Changes. Bakke, David
Small-scale grass control experiment in the Woolly-Star Preserve Area (WSPA), San Bernardino, CA Brown, Lauren
Prioritizing invasive plants on military bases. Brusati, Elizabeth
Are native and invasive species functionally similar in low-resource ecosystems? A functional trait comparison across five Mediterranean-climate ecosystems. Funk, Jennifer; Standish, Rachel; Stock, Will; Valladares, Fernando
Weeds and water: the interacting effects of phenology, competition, climate, geology, and soils on soil moisture, surface flows, and ground water recharge Gerlach, John D.
The Pepperwood Conservation Grazing Pilot Project: managing for complexity in our coastal California grasslands Gillogly, Michael
Collaborative Weed Control along the Truckee River. Halderman, Jeannette
Cabbage tree (Cordyline australis) distribution, management and control in California State Parks Heinzelman, Chris
Inferring the complex origins of horticultural invasives: French broom in California. Kleist, Annabelle
Setting and implementing regional strategies for landscape-scale invasive plant management. Morawitz, Dana
Attempts at medusahead eradication Niederer, Christal
Catalpa speciosa control using herbicide application methods Oats, Meghan
The effects of invasive forbs and abundance on fine fuel loads in a degraded coastal sage scrub habitat. Paolini, James
Precipitation and nitrogen manipulations alter post-fire recovery of coastal sage scrub. Parker, Scot
Effects of native establishment in late summer. Paternoster, Joe
Taro root (Colocasia esculenta) reported naturalizing in California Robison, Ramona
Impact of field border management on rodents in walnut orchards Sellers, Laurel
A test of the application of grass-specific herbicides for the enhancement of native forbs in serpentine grassland. Thomas, Don
Techniques for ecological restoration of Spartina foliosa following local eradication of invasive Spartina alterniflora hybrids. Thornton, Whitney
Getting swept away by broom: 2013 re-mapping on Mt. Tam reveals faster-than-predicted spread Williams, Andrea


A means to an end: a systematic approach to eradication target detection and treatment Ball, Morgan
Restoring lower Redwood Creek – collaborative invasive plant management. Baxter, Tanya
Invasive aquatic weeds: implications for mosquito and vector management activities. Blair, Charles E
Addressing lessons learned from the NRCS Rangeland CEAP: establishing peer-learning networks for effective, low-cost medusahead control within the ranching community. Brownsey, Philip
Mid Klamath Watershed Council: a collaborative approach to invasive weeds management. Chapple, Tanya
The development and refinement of a Plant Risk Evaluation (PRE) tool for assessing the invasive potential of ornamental plants. Conser, Christiana
Modeling habitat suitability for velvetgrass (Holcus lanatus) in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California. Degenstein, Erin
Assessing effectiveness of management actions on recovery of coastal sage scrub plant communities over time. Dickens, Sara Jo
Weed Alerts! DiTomaso, Joseph
Managing California rangelands: effects of weather patterns on plant composition Dudney, Joan
Predicting the spread of medusahead in California: importance of climate and dispersal vectors. Farrer, Emily
Maintaining mitigation sites: the then and now of creating •self-sustainingê riparian habitat Feldheim, Cliff
Effects of defoliation and habitat type on medusahead demography Gornish, Elise
New Nevada noxious weed prevention and monitoring measures. Greer, Jamie
Managing invasive plants and bringing back wildlife: the evolution of riparian restoration over 15 years with River Partners Griggs, Tom
Ustilago bullata, a potential biocontrol for Bromus species. Hilbig, Bridget E.
Choosing your battles, prioritizing invasive plant management: lessons from the Santa Cruz District of California State Parks. Hyland, Tim
Edge effects: native and non-native plant distribution along single and multi-use trails in the Santa Monica Mountains. Irvine, Irina
The “other” invasive Spartina in San Francisco Bay: progress towards eradication for the lesser-known species. Kerr, Drew
High stakes for California rangelands _ the battle to stem the tide of invasive plants must be a collaborative effort. Koopmann, Tim
Invasive legume symbioses: do California invasions follow worldwide trends? LaPierre, Kimberly
Aquatic weeds: water waste or water wise? Madsen, John
Region-wide arundo control and restoration in the Delta: an inter-agency collaboration Mager, Randy
Reestablishing the competitive hierarchy in an invaded California grassland through the process of habitat restoration following the prescribed burn of Centaurea solstitialis. Mills, Jason
A collaborative approach to invasive species management in the Mattole watershed Pinnell, Cassie
The power of cross-border collaboration. Pirosko, Carri
Hot topics in biocontrol. Pitcairn, Michael J.
Update – early detection rapid response pilot project in California State Parks. Robison, Ramona
Working with volunteers Schwartz, Susan; Parodi, John
Nitrogen deposition and invasion: the effects of N availability and plant-soil feedback on the success of three invasive plant species Valliere, Justin M.
Impacts of precipitation change on Bromus tectorum and native vegetation in a sagebrush steppe ecosystem. Wade, Catherine
Assessing sensitivity of Quino checkerspot butterfly larvae to two common herbicides used for habitat management. Williams, Kathy
A phenological detectability index for invasive plants of Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Wrubel, Eric

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