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CA Forest Pest Council 68th Annual Meeting - November 13-14, 2019

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Student Community Center Multipurpose Room

UC Davis Campus

Corner of Hutchison Dr. and California Ave.

Davis, CA 95616

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The meeting will provide a review of how Ca forests fared in 2019, Mgmt. following disturbance, Technology for forest health and more!

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REGISTRATION

Early bird online registration ends October 13th at 11:59 pm PST.

Standard online registration ends November 9th at 1:00 pm PST.

Standard registration fees will be accepted at the door and can be paid by cash, check, or credit.

AGENDA

Forest Health Management: Technological and Conventional Approaches

November 13 - 14, 2019

UC Davis Campus

Student Community Center Multipurpose Room

Davis, CA 95616

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

12:00 - 1:00 pm Registration

1:00 Welcome - Bob Rynearson, California Forest Pest Council (CFPC) Chair; W.M. Beaty and Associates, Inc.

1:05 - 2:30 Insect Committee Meeting

Which trees die during drought? The key role of insect host-tree selection - Adrian Das, US Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Sequoia and Kings Canyon Field Station

The role of carbon depletion in conifer physiological resistance to drought and pests – Jeffrey Lauder and Emily Moran, UC Merced– Jeffrey Lauder, University of California, Merced

Patterns of white satin moth-related aspen defoliation along Lake Tahoe’s eastern rim – Kellen Nelson and Sarah Bisbing, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, University of Nevada-Reno

From bark beetles to defoliators in 2019: Never a dull moment in the Southern Sierras – Beverly Bulaon, US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, Forest Health Protection, Sonora

Insect Committee Business Meeting

BREAK

3:00 - 4:30 - Disease Committee Meeting

The status of whitebark and foxtail pine in the southern Sierra Nevada – Jonathan Nesmith, ecologist, Sierra Nevada Network National Park Service, Inventory and Monitoring Program, Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park

Rare fungi of California – A new field guide – Else Vellinga, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology UC Berkeley

European mistletoe in Sonoma County, California, USA, 2019 – David Shaw, Forest Ecosystems & Society, Oregon State University

The forest microbiome and forest health – Mee-Sook Kim, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis

Disease Committee Business Meeting

4:30 - 5:30 Pesticide Laws and Regulations

Update on pesticide laws and regulations - Pending

5:30 – 6:30 Poster Session and Social

Thursday , November 14, 2019

7:30 - 8:30 am Registration

8:30 Welcome - Bob Rynearson, CFPC Chairperson; W.M. Beaty and Associates

8:35 - 10:20 2019 California Forest Health - The Year in Review

2019 Aerial detection survey California forest health update – Jeff Moore, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, Forest Health Protection

Invasive shot hole borers update – Stacy Hishinuma, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, Forest Health Protection

Goldspotted oak borer activity in Southern California – Kim Corella, CALFIRE

Sudden oak death/Phytophthora ramorum update – Chris Lee, CALFIRE,

Update on invasive plants in California – Jutta Burger, Science program director, California Invasive Plant Council

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Entomologist’s report – Kyle Beucke, State entomologist

2019 California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), Plant Disease Lab report – Suzanne Rooney-Latham and Cheryl Blomquist

BREAK

10:40 - 12:00 New and Noteworthy

The detection of low levels of Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome in bats, in California – Bronwyn Hogan, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Scott Osborn, CA Department of Fish and Wildlife

Tree Mortality and Wildfire Prevention – Research and Management Updates

Report from the Governor’s California forest initiatives, Newsom’s fuel reduction plan – Helge Eng, CALFIRE, Sacramento

The Tree Mortality Data Network Collaborative and current findings – Jodi Axelson, UC Cooperative Extension, Berkeley

Oak survival and regeneration: Preliminary results from the North Coast – Michael Jones, UC Cooperative Extension, Forestry Advisor, Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma Counties

12:00 – 1:00 pm LUNCH (provided)

1:00 - 2:30 Technological Advances to Support Forest Health Management

Mapping invasive shot hole borer tree mortality in the Santa Monica Mountains – Rosi Dagit, Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains

Statewide, tree-scale mortality monitoring for improved forest management– Dave Marvin and Christopher Anderson, Salo Sciences, Inc., San Francisco and Christopher Anderson

Development of Ecosystem Disturbance and Recovery Tracker (eDaRT) in High Elevation White Pine Forests – Michele Slaton, Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Bishop

Differential response of a tree-killing bark beetle to forest structure and composition across a gradient of climatic water deficit: A study with small, unhumanned aerial systems – Andrew Latimer, Professor, Plant Sciences and Faculty Director, UC Davis Natural Reserve System, UC Davis

Discussion

BREAK

2:50 - 3:50 Disrupted Ecosystems

Reforestation for resilience in dry western U.S. forests – Malcolm North, Research Forest Ecologist,USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station and Affiliate Professor of Forest Ecology, UC Davis

Modeling historical range of variability and alternative management scenarios in the upper Yuba River watershed, Tahoe National Forest, California – Becky Estes, Central Sierra Province Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Placerville, California

Global pathways for forest pathogen entry into California: Phytophthora cinnamomi and the likely sources of wildland infestations in California and Mexico – Matteo Garbelotto, Director Forest Pathology and Mycology Lab, Extension Specialist UC Berkeley

3:50 - 4:40 Management to Promote Forest Health on the North Coast

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) forest health projects on the North Coast: Sudden oak death prevention and density control – Daniel Wooden, Forester, Bureau of Land Management, Arcada

Evaluations of sanitation methods for heavy equipment in sudden oak death zones – Yana Valachovic or Brendan Twieg, UC Cooperative Extension, Humboldt and Del Norte Counties

Discussion

4:40 - 5:00 CFPC Business Meeting (open to all) - Bob Rynearson

ADJOURN

LOCATION

UC Davis Campus

Student Community Center Multipurpose Room

Corner of Hutchison Dr. and California Ave.

Davis, CA 95616

Visit the conference website for campus map and parking lot locations.

Parking is $9/day. The easiest and closest parking locations are the Pavilion Parking Structure and P40. These parking lots are a 5 minute walk up Hutchison to the meeting location at the Student Community Center.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Options for hotel accommodations can be found on the conference website.

CEU CREDITS

DPR, SAF, and ISA credits have been applied for and will be posted as soon as more information is available. For additional information, go to the conference website.

QUESTIONS

For registration questions or concerns, contact Kim Corella at kim.corella@fire.ca.gov or (805) 550-8583.

The CFPC is a 501(c)3 non-profit, public benefit corporation. Federal Tax-ID: 94-324-8518

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UC Davis Campus

Corner of Hutchison Dr. and California Ave.

Davis, CA 95616

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