Archive for June, 2018

2018 CFPC Summer Insect and Disease Field Tour – Save the Date!!

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

 
Date and Time: JULY 17th, 8:30 – 5:00
 
Location: Collins Pine Parking Lot, 500 Main St., Chester, CA 96020. Parking lot map where we are meeting in the morning.
 
Agenda: This 1-day field tour intended for private and consulting foresters as well as state and federal government employees who will benefit from an up-to-date understanding of insects and pathogens that affect CA forest health. This includes staff in forestry, wildlife, recreation, ecology, botany, fire, fuels, etc.   Possible discussion topics include: Blackstain root disease, Elytroderma Needle Blight, Heterobasidion Root Disease (pine and fir site), Dwarf mistletoe (white fir), White pine blister rust, Ips engraver, beetles , Red turpentine beetle (fresh infestations), Mountain pine beetle (active in ponderosa pine), Western pine beetle , Fir engraver, California flatheaded borer in Jeffrey pine.
 
 
Cost: There is no charge for the training.
 
Credits: DPR CEU:  6 – Other
 
Important Information:  Please bring Lunch, Water, Sunscreen, hardhat.
 
Contact Kim Corella, Cal Fire Forest Health Specialist, at kim.corella@fire.ca.gov  or (805) 550-8583.