Registration Open!! – California Forest Pest Council Annual Meeting – November 4 & 5th, 2015

 

 November 4 & 5, 2015

USDA Forest Service, Wildland Fire Training & Conference Center

3237 Peacekeeper Way McClellan, CA 95652 

Agenda:

The agenda for this year’s meeting is now available: Agenda

 

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

11:30 – 12:30  Registration

12:30 – 12:35  Welcome

12:35 – 12:45  2015 Forest Conditions and Aerial Survey Report

12:45 – 1:50    Insect Committee Meeting

 1:50 – 2:10    BREAK

2:10 – 3:50     Disease Committee Meeting

3:50 – 4:00     BREAK

4:00 – 4:30     Utilization of Wood from Millions of Dead and Dying Trees, Special Session

4:30 – 5:30     Pesticide Laws and Regulations

\5:30 – 6:30    Poster Session and Social 

 

Thursday, November 5, 2015

7:00 – 8:00       Registration

8:00 – 8:10       Welcome

8:10 – 9:25       Updates on California Forest Pests

9:25 – 9:45       BREAK

9:45 -11:00       Drought: Monitoring, Ecology, and Impact

11:00 – 12:30   Forest Health Impact over Time

12:30 – 1:30     LUNCH (provided)

1:30 – 2:00      CFPC Business Meeting

2:00 – 3:30      Carbon Sequestration

3:30 – 3:45      BREAK

3:45 – 5:00      Wildlife Session

5:00  ADJOURN

 

Registration:

To register online please click the link:  Online Registration

Early Bird Registration dates are from: 9/15- 10/6

Standard Registration dates are from:  10/7 – 10/30

After 10/30, Registration must be paid in person at the meeting by cash, check or credit card

– Standard Registration for both days is $130
– Standard Registration for one day is $70

 

Invitation to Students:

The CFPC encourages students to participate in the annual meeting by presenting a poster or a talk. 

 

Don Dahlsten Memorial Fund:  The council is providing travel grants for those that apply and

qualify. If interested please click here for details.

 

Poster Session Information: Click here for details.

 

Meeting Location:

US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, Wildland Fire Training & Conference Center

3237 Peacekeeper Way McClellan, CA 95652

Hamm and Loop Rooms

 

Directions:

Driving Directions

 

Wildland Fire Training & Conference Center Map – Please enter through the

“Main Training Center Entrance” door noted on this map.

 

Hotel Accommodations:

Lions Gate Hotel – 3410 Westover Street,  McClellan, California, 95652

Overnight accommodations are available at the Lions Gate Hotel (http://www.lionsgatehotel.com/).  Guests will receive a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, high speed Internet and complimentary parking. You can book online by clicking the link below:

Lions Gate Hotel Reservations for CA Forest Pest Council – November 2015

Reservation rates are $95 first come first serve. Please call 916-643-6222, select 1 for reservations, and mention group code CFPC15 to receive the $95 rate. The last day to receive this rate is October 13, 2015.

 

CEUs:

DPR CEU’s:  Day 1: Laws and Regs – 1.0, Other – 2.0;  Day 2: Other 5.50

SAF CEU’s: This program has been reviewed and is approved for professional CFE credits
by the Society of American Foresters –
Category 1-CF: 10

 

The CFPC promotes education concerning forest pests and forest health, and advises the California

Board of Forestry and Fire Protection on forest health protection.  It is a 501(3)c organization.

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