2016 Cal-IPC SymposiumOur 25th Annual Symposium

Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite

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Oral Presentations

The working group for Phytophthoras in native habitats: Working collaboratively to prevent invasive species introductions in California wildlands. Alexander, Janice
After all this time and money, are the weeds getting better or worse? Algiers, Jr., Joseph
Brachypodium invasion in California is facilitated by rhizosphere microbes. Aronson, Emma
Aerial treatment of invasive buffelgrass to build fire-resilient landscapes in southern Arizona. Backer, Dana
Species interactions of a heavily invaded ecosystem: The role of competition among California exotics. Battisti, Julia
The risks Phytophthora species pose to restoration goals and protocols to reduce the inadvertent introduction of these pathogens. Benner, Diana
Chemical resistant glove selection. Blecker, Lisa
Prioritization and Mapping. Block, Giselle
Assessing emerging invasive plants in California. Brusati, Elizabeth; Morawitz,  Dana; Johnson, Doug; Robison, Mona
Invasive and special status plant early detection and management, following Yosemite’s wildfires: Strategies for the landscape level. Campbell, David
Invasive plant management in California State Parks. Chamberlin, Jay
The continuing history of weeds eradication in the Salmon and mid-Klamath watersheds. Chapple, Tanya
Intro to Certified Weed-Free Hay and Mulch effort in California. Clines, Joanna
Real life examples of invasive weed introduction via contaminated hay and straw – and outcomes. Clines, Joanna
Assessing aquatic plant invasiveness to facilitate management in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Cook Fletcher, Valerie
Enhancing the wildlife value of farms in the Central Valley: A team effort. Danielczyk,  Matthew
Principles of Invasive Plant Management Darin, Gina
Substantial drift: a legal perspective. Davies, Robert
The future of invasive plant management: Voices from the field: Juan de Dios Villarino de Dios Villarino, Juan
New technique for restoration of deeply eroded mountain wetlands: Risks and benefits. Demetry, Athena
A Century of Park Stewardship, welcome. Dickman, Garrett
From prevention to treatment: Yosemite’s suite of invasive plant management efforts. Dickman, Garrett
Tools and Techniques: Mechanical and Chemical Methods. DiRocco, Henry
Integrating grazing and herbicide treatments. DiTomaso, Joe
Range seeding for weed management. Doran, Morgan
King Fire mulching (BAER): lessons learned from inspections of certified weed free mulch. Engelhardt, Blake
PlantRight update: 2016 nursery survey results, trends, and horticultural partnerships. Falzone, Stephanie
The interactive effects of nitrogen and topography on the distribution of Stipa pulchra. Fitch, Robert
25 Years of Cal-IPC and invasive plant management in California. Funk, Jennifer
Advanced resource management stewards provide extra ARMS for weed control. Gartside, Ellen
Permitting. Giessow, Jason
Funding. Giessow, Jason
Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s: an unmanned aerial vehicle mapping weeds! Gillespie, Sundaran
Restoring ecosystem function and diversity through cost-efficient hazardous fuel removal. Godfrey, Sarah
The role of the soil microbiome in medusahead invasion in open grassland and oak woodland habitats. Gornish, Elise
Protecting wildlife when controlling invasive plants. Heath, Mark
Controlling invasive plants in designated wilderness. Hennessy, Mary Beth
Uses of Southern California black walnut (Juglans californica) in landscaping and restoration. Hernández, Eliza
Invasive plant management in today’s National Parks. Hogan, Terri
Controlling Linaria dalmatica at Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area. Hon, Chris
From biosecurity to control on the ground: Invasive plants on San Nicolas Island. Hoyer, William
Cal-IPC Update Johnson, Doug
Three decades of effort in undoing a mistaken policy of introducing a weedy non-native as forage. Kearns, Denis M.
CA Noxious Weed List explained and how it relates to CDFA / county certification requirements. Kelch, Dean
2016 Weed Alerts. Kelch, Dean
Fifteen years of community restoration projects: The lessons of working on invasive plants at a small scale. Kelly, Shawn
Tools and Techniques: Overview of Control Methods. Kerr, Drew
Controlling Algerian sea lavender and assessing marsh vulnerability. Kerr, Drew
Outreach and Communications. Kesel, Rachel
The future of invasive plant management: Voices from the field: Rachel Kesel Kesel, Rachel
The Wildland Fire Resource Advisor position: Communication strategies for bridging invasive plant management, resource values and fire response. Kinoshita, Jun
Preserving cultural resources while protecting natural resources from invasive plants. Kinoshita, Jun
Role of County Agriculture Departments and CACASA. Kjos, Paul
NAISMA (North American Invasive Species Management Association): certified weed free forage program and benefits of participation by CA counties. Kjos, Paul
Hydrilla eradication challenges, partnerships and lessons learned. Kratville, David
The art of targeted grazing: A practitioner perspective. Macon, Dan; Soars, Andree
Calflora’s Weed Manager. Malpas, John; Powell, Cynthia
PRESCRIBE: An online database for protection of endangered species from pesticides. Marovich, Richard
Matching restoration tools to rare plant recovery needs in invaded Channel Island landscapes. McEachern, Kathryn
Effects of nitrogen and phosphorus on the growth and reproduction of Pennisetum setaceum, African fountain grass. Morrison, Glen
California Alliance for Tamarisk Biocontrol – Biological Control with the Tamarisk Leaf Beetle (Diorhabda spp.). Norelli, Nicole; Dudley, Tom
Canopy phenology and the coexistence of invasive species in a walnut woodland understory. Paolini, Joshua J.
Do invasive grasses employ different water use and rooting strategies than a native chaparral shrub? Phillips, Michala
Remediating the microbial legacy effects of invasive grass for restoration. Pickett, Brooke
Using native woody shrubs as nurse plants for seedling establishment in Coastal Sage Scrub. Quon, Lauren H.
Staying ahead of the invasives spread: Early detection surveys in Yosemite and Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks. Reyes, Tom
Plant community responses to cattle grazing in a noxious weed-dominated rangeland. Roche, Leslie; Tate, Ken
Policy and Agency Context. Schoenig, Steve
Biocontrol of Sahara mustard: An update on exploration in the native range. Sforza, Rene
The susceptibility of strip-seeded restoration sites to invasive species. Shaw, Julea A.
Finding the best approach for detecting small quantities of invasive plant species with hyperspectral remote sensing data. Skowronek, Sandra
Treating alpine invaders: prioritizing high elevation non-native species to protect Yosemite’s alpine meadow ecosystems. Smith, Heather
Including Diverse Californians in Park Stewardship. Solorio, Antonio
Investigating anthropogenic stressors and the relationship with Schismus barbatus for the threatened Little San Bernardino Mountains Linanthus. Sweet, Lynn C.
A test of reduced rates of glyphosate for the control of invasive plants. Thomas, Don
CEQA and pesticides. Trumbo, Joel
Exploring traits and tradeoffs in native and nonnative plant species of California’s coastal sage scrub. Valliere, Justin M.
The future of invasive plant management: Voices from the field: Justin Valliere Valliere, , Justin
The evolution of park stewardship. van Wagtendonk, Jan
Strategic Approaches. Williams, Andrea
Can we successfully manage weeds on a landscape scale without herbicides? Lessons learned 10 years into MMWD’s zero-use Vegetation Management Program. Williams, Andrea
Square pupils: Goats as alternative fuel and weed reduction workers. Williams, Andrea
Using population genomics to uncover the rapid colonization of Sahara mustard (Brassica tournefortii) in the United States. Winkler, Daniel E.
The Salinas River Watershed Arundo control program—lots of farmers, lots of Arundo, 12 miles in two years. Zefferman, Emily

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