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CFPC 2016 Insect & Disease Field Tour – Klamath National Forest, Happy Camp, June 29, 2016

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Admission is FREE and the public is welcome and RSVPs are Highly Encouraged!!

To download the flyer for the meeting with all the information, Insect and Disease Tour Agenda.

Where and when to meet:

We will depart from the US Forest Service Happy Camp District Office at 8:00am. From there we will travel up the Grayback (Indian Creek) Road. Be prepared for short hikes and inclement weather. Bring your own lunch, water, sunscreen and hardhat. We will return through Happy Camp around 2:00pm, at which point we will travel east on highway 96 and go up to Lake Mountain Lookout. The tour will end at Lake Mountain Lookout at 4:30pm.

Directions:

Take I5 north from Redding to Yreka (100 miles; ~1.5 hours). Then left on US 96 to Happy Camp (70 miles: ~1.5 hours).

DPR Credits:   4.5 Other
SAF Credits: 4.5

Topics and stops on the tour:

Join us in the land of Bigfoot!

The tour will feature:

Progeny test site where we will discuss the White Pine Blister Rust Program from the onset in the late 50s through the present

Blackstain Root Disease Permanent Plots to discuss blackstain root disease in Douglas-fir;

Clear Creek Trailhead to look at Port-Orford cedar root disease treatments.


Lodging in Happy Camp:

  • The Forest Lodge Motel: (15 rooms) 63712 Highway 96, phone: (530) 493-5296.
  • The Klamath River Resort Inn: (7 rooms) 61700 Highway 96, phone: (530) 493-2735.
  • Bigfoot RV & Cabins: 63709 Crumpton Street, phone: (530) 493-2884.
  • Baymont Inn & Suites Yreka: 148 Moonlit Oaks Ave.; (530) 841-1300.

For those who choose to stay in Yreka, the distance is ~70 miles, about 1½ hour drive. We will be beginning at 8:00am sharp in Happy Camp so adjust your schedule as needed.

PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!!!

For more information:

Contact: Patricia Maloney, 530-574-2540, pemaloney@ucdavis.edu

2011 California Forest Pest Council 60th Annual Meeting – Presentation and Abstracts now Available!

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Thank you all for making the 60th Annual California Forest Pest Council meeting a huge success! Click on the links below to view pictures from the conference as well as the Book of Abstracts! The presenter’s Power Point presentations will be available to view soon!

Photo’s of the meeting – coming soon!

Meeting Abstract Book – CFPC 2011 Book of Abstracts

 

“If the Forest Could Tweet:
California Forest Insect and Disease Updates”

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

9:30 – 10:30 am  Registration

10:30 –10:35  Welcome – Bob Rynearson, California Forest Pest Council Chairperson; W. M. Beaty and Associates

10:35– 10:55  2011 Forest Conditions Tom Smith, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

10:55 – 11:55  Special Session: Pesticide Laws and Regulations – Moderator:  Scott Johnson, Wilbur-Ellis Company

12:55 – 2:05  Disease Committee Meeting – Moderator:  Patricia Maloney, Disease Committee Secretary; UC Davis

4:00 – 5:30 Poster Session and Social

5:30 Adjourn for day

 

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

7:30 – 8:00 am  Registration

8:00 – 8:05 Welcome – Bob Rynearson, CFPC Chairperson; W. M. Beaty and Associates

8:05 – 9:45  New and Noteworthy – Moderator:  Julie Lydick, USDA Forest Service, State and Private Forestry

Two Exotic Tree Diseases with Different Biological Consequences:

9:45 – 10:15 BREAK

10:15 – 11:25  Insect Committee Meeting Forest Insects in California – Moderator:  Danny Cluck, Insect Committee Chairperson; USDA FS, Forest Health Protection

11:25 – 12:00 Managing Firewood – Moderator:  Don Owen, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

12:00 – 1:15  LUNCH  (Provided)

12:30– 1:15 CFPC Business Meeting

1:15– 2:15  Managing Hazard Trees – Moderator:  Pete Angwin, US Forest Service, Forest Health Protection

Break   2:15 – 2:30

 2:30 – 3:45 Focus on Northwest California Forest Health  – Moderator:  Greg Guisti, UC Cooperative Extension,
Mendocino County

3:45 – 4:30  Special Papers – Moderator:  Kim Camilli, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

4:30  ADJOURN

 

Save the Date! 2011 California Forest Pest Council 60th Annual Meeting, November 15 & 16, 2011

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Save the Dates and Mark Your Calendars Now!!

Date:

November 15th & 16th, 2011

Registration:

Click on the link for online registration: Online Registration Link 

If you would like to register my mail, click on the mail registration link: Mail-In Registration Form – PDF, Mail-In Registration Form – Word Document

Registration will be available at the door by check or cash only. We are not equiped to handle debit or credit cards.


Agenda:

The agenda for the meeting can by found by clicking on the link below
2011 Meeting Agenda

 

Don Dahlsten Memorial Fund – Invitation and Announcement to Students:

The CFPC encourages students to participate in the annual meeting by presenting a poster or a talk. The council is providing travel grants for those that apply and qualify. For more information and details please click on the link below.
Don Dahlsten Memorial Fund Invitation and Announcement


Poster Session:

For those interested in prestenting a poster at the meeting this year, please click on the link below for details.
Poster Information and Requirements


Location:

Pacific SW Region, US Forest Service Wildland Fire Training & Conference Center
3237 Peacekeeper Way
McClellan, CA 95652
Click Here for Driving Directions

Please Enter Through “Main Training Center Entrance” door noted on map.
Click here for Wildland Fire Training & Conference Center Map


Hotel:

Hotel accommodations within walking distance from this year’s CFPC meeting are
available the nights of 11/14, 11/15, and 11/16 at:

LIONS GATE HOTEL
3410 Westover Street (McClellan Park)
Sacramento, CA 95652

http://www.lionsgatehotel.com/

The room rate is $84 (+ tax), and includes a complimentary hot breakfast and
shuttle service to and from Sacramento International Airport.   All
shuttle rides must be scheduled 24 hours in advance and are based on
availability.

The room block will be held until November 9, 2011.

To make a reservation, call (877) 215-9656 and refer to booking code:
CFPC11
.

 

DPR CREDITS

Day 1: Laws & Regulations: 1.0, Other: 3.0
Day 2: Other: 6.0

SAF CREDITS

Day 1: 3.5  Category 1CF
Day 2: 6.0 Category 1CF