2010 California Forest Pest Council 59th Annual Meeting Success!! View Photos’s and Powerpoint Presentations from the Conference

Thank you all for making the 59th Annual California Forest Pest Council meeting a huge success! Click on the links below to view pictures from the conference as well as the presenter’s Power Point presentations.

Photo’s of the meeting

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Meeting Abstract Book – CFPC 2010 Book of Abstracts: The Changing Forests of California

Meeting Agenda with PowerPoint Presentations
– Click on the title of the presentation you would like to view as a PDF.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

1)  Remembrances of Andi koonce and Dick Parmeter– Provided by Paul Zambino and Det Vogler, USDA Forest Service.

2) 2010 Forest Conditions –  Beverly Bulaon and Phil Cannon, USDA FS, Forest Health Protection.

3)  California Insect and Disease Atlas (CAIDA) WebGIS – Zhanfeng Liu, USDA FS, Forest Health Protection.


4) Effects of Fire Seasonality and Severity on Ponderosa Pine Resistance to Bark Beetles in Northeastern California-Amanda Garcia Grady, USDA FS, Forest Health Protection, and others.

5) Forest Soil Arthropods in the High Canopy of California’s Coastal Redwoods: Community Structure and Dynamics – Michael Camann, Humboldt State University, and others.

6) Firewood Movement: A Threat to California’s Forests – Matthew Bokach, USDA FS, Forest Health Protection, and others.

7)  Update on Pitch Canker in California – Tom Gordon, UC Davis.

8)  White Pine Blister Rust Research at the Institute of Forest Genetics after Major-Gene Resistance – Annette Delfino Mix, USDA FS Pacific Southwest Research Station, and others

9) True Fir Dwarf Mistletoe in the Sierras: Long-Term Growth and Mortality Trends – Heather Mehl, UC Davis, and others

10) An Overview of Mistletoes on Hardwoods in California – Katy Mallams, USDA FS, Forest Health Protection.

11) Potential Impacts of Court-Ordered Injunctions on Pesticide Use and the Protection of Endangered Species – Leopoldo Moreno, California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

1) Forest Stand Impacts Associated with the Goldspotted Oak Borer, Agrilus auroguttatus, in Native and Introduced Oak Woodlands – Tom Coleman, USDA Forest Service, and others.

2) Fungal Species Associated with Coast Live Oak (Quercus agrifolia) Mortality in Southern California – Akif Eskalen, UC Riverside, and others.

3) Thousand Cankers – Steve Seybold, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station.

4) Phytophthora ramorum and Sudden Oak Death in Forestlands – Yana Valachovic, UCCE Humboldt and Del Norte.

5)  Forest Responses to Increasing Aridity and Warmth in the Southwestern United States – Park Williams, UC Santa Barbara, and others.

6) Using Provenance Tests to Understand Forest Responses to Climate Change – Jessica Wright, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station.

7) Pinyon-Juniper/Shrublands Long-Term Successional Trends: Implications for Woodland Health and Management– Robin Tausch USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.

8 ) Changes and Challenges to High Elevation Conifers of the White Mountains, California –  John Louth, USDA Forest Service, Inyo National Forest.

9) Renewable Landscapes: Climate and Health as Drivers of Change in High Sierran Ecosystems – Constance Millar, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, and others.

10)Western Wildlands Environmental Threats Assessment Center – Nancy Grulke, WWETAC.

11)Observations and Projections of Sudden Oak Death-Induced Tanoak Mortality at Point Reyes National Seashore: A Tale of Two Forest Types – Ben Ramage, UC Berkeley, and others.

12) Blackstain Root Disease in Eastside Pine, a Brief Overview of Ongoing Research – Bill Otrosina, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Athens, Georgia.

13) Redbay Ambrosia Beetle and Laurel Wilt: A Destructive Duo in the Southeast and a Potential Threat to California – Don Duerr, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Atlanta, GA.

14) Emerald Ash Borer: Biology, Impacts, and Management – Andrew Storer, Michigan Technological University.

15) Asian Longhorned Beetle Infestation in Massachusetts – Michael Bohne, USDA, Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Durham, NH.

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