Posts Tagged ‘Insects’

CFPC 2012 Summer Insect and Disease Field Tour – Warner Mountains

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

  California Forest Pest Council Summer

Insect and Disease Field Tour

Warner Mountains, Modoc National Forest


 Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The tour will feature the current mountain pine beetle outbreak in lodgepole and whitebark pine with an emphasis on mountain pine beetle biology, individual tree protection and stand level management. Other topics include the effects of thinning on fir engraver beetle caused tree mortality, Heterobasidion root disease in white fir, Jeffrey pine beetle outbreak dynamics and insects and diseases of aspen. CE Credits from DPR will be applied for.


Where and when to meet:

We will meet in Likely, CA at 9:00 am. From there we will travel up into the south Warner Mountains of the Modoc National Forest visiting a variety of forest types such as white fir, Jeffrey pine, mixed conifer, lodgepole and whitebark pine (if accessible). Be prepared for short hikes and inclement weather. Bring your own lunch, water, sunscreen and hardhat. We will return to Likely between 4:30 and 5:00 pm.


From the south: Take US 395 north from Susanville to Likely (85 miles; ~1.25 hours).

From the west (and north): Take CA 299 from Redding to Alturas (145 miles; ~2.75 hours). Then take US 395 south from Alturas to Likely (18 miles; ~20 minutes). Please plan to carpool as much as possible from Likely into the forest.


Hotels are available in Alturas (18 mi), Susanville (86 mi) and Burney, CA (109 mi). Early reservations are recommended.

For more information:

Contact Danny Cluck (; 530-252-6431)


RSVPs are appreciated!!

2010 California Forest Pest Council 59th Annual Meeting

Monday, August 30th, 2010

“The Changing Forests of California”

Date: November 16 – 17, 2010
Time: Tuesday 16th – 11:30am to 7:30pm &  Wednesday 17th – 7:30am to 4:30pm

Meeting Overview:

Forest insect and disease issues and challenges will be presented and discussed, including topics on damaging insects and pathogens not yet found in California forests as well as climate change induced stress on pines.  Attendees will also have the opportunity to attend an evening poster session and social on 11/16.  Refreshments will be provided both meeting days, with lunch offered on the 11/17.

Tuesday, November 16 (all sessions are open to all interested)

Welcome and 2010 Forest Conditions – Overview
Insect Committee – Forest Insects in California
Disease Committee – Forest Diseases in California
Pesticides – Laws and Regulations
Posters and Social

Wednesday, November 17

California Forest Insect and Disease Challenges
Climate Change – How will Pines Fare?
Lunch – provided
CFPC Business Meeting
On the Lookout for Tomorrow’s Threats to California’s Forests
Southern CA Tree Mortality


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


Lions Gate Hotel
3410 Westover Street
Sacramento, (McClellan Park) CA, 95652

The Lions Gate Hotel ( is within walking distance from the CFPC meeting location at the Wildland Fire Training and Conference Center (3237 Peacekeeper Way; McClellan, CA  95652).  Lions Gate will be offering a hotel conference room rate until October 26, 2010 for attendees interested in overnight accommodations.  For reservations, contact Lions Gate Hotel at (916) 643-6222 and refer to the booking code: CFPC. Hotel check-in time is 3 p.m. and check-out time is 12 p.m.

Local Area Restaurants:

There are a variety of great restaurants near the Conference Center. Click here for a list of local area restaurants.

Pre-Meeting Announcements:

Don Dahlsten Memorial Scholarship

Poster Announcement

CFPC Annual Meeting Registration and Agenda Information:

Agenda: CFPC 2010 Annual Meeting Agenda

Registration: Choose either online or mail in registration

Online registration link:  CFPC Online Registration

Mail-in registration form: Check payments are also accepted by printing off the registration form (59th Annual Meeting Registration Form) and mailing in the registration.

Please make checks payable to CFPC and return to:
Kim Camilli
CDF Fire Station #12
635 N Santa Rosa
San Luis Obispo, CA 93405


Continuing Education Credits:

DPR Credits:
Day 1:   1.0 – Laws and Regulations, 2.5 – Other
Day 2:   5.0 – Other

SAF Credits:
Day 1:   4.0 – Category 1
Day 2:   5.0 – Category 1

California Past Forest Pest Condition Reports 1960 to Current

Monday, March 29th, 2010

The California Forest Pest Conditions Report are an important part of California history regarding forest insects and diseases that have impacted the forests of the state in past years.  Many of the older copies existed as one bound copy in a library. Recently we have had these copies scanned and are now available via the web for viewing and enjoyment.

To view a past conditions report please click link below.

California Forest Pest Conditions Reports – 1990 to Current:

California Forest Pest Report – 2015

California Forest Pest Report – 1989

California Forest Pest Report – 1988

California Forest Pest Report – 1987

California Forest Pest Report – 1986

California Forest Pest Report – 1985

California Forest Pest Report – 1984

California Forest Pest Report – 1983

California Forest Pest Report – 1982

California Forest Pest Report – 1981

California Forest Pest Report – 1980

California Forest Pest Report – 1979

California Forest Pest Report – 1978

California Forest Pest Report – 1977

California Forest Pest Report – 1976

California Forest Pest Report – 1975

California Forest Pest Report – 1974

California Forest Pest Report – 1973

California Forest Pest Report – 1972

California Forest Pest Report – 1971

California Forest Pest Report – 1970

California Forest Pest Report – 1969

California Forest Pest Report – 1968

California Forest Pest Report – 1967

California Forest Pest Report – 1966

California Forest Pest Report – 1965

California Forest Pest Report – 1964

California Forest Pest Report – 1963

California Forest Pest Report – 1962

California Forest Pest Report – 1961

California Forest Pest Report – 1960