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Presentations Available for 2015 CFPC Annual Meeting – Nov. 4 & 5

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Registration and Welcome Reception

12:30 – 12:35 Welcome – Bob Rynearson, California Forest Pest Council (CFPC) Chairperson; M. Beaty and Associates, Inc.

12:35 – 12:45 Overview of 2015 California Forest Health Aerial Survey; Jeffrey Moore, USDA Forest Service (FS), Forest Health Protection (FHP)


12:45 – 1:50 Insect Committee Meeting

SPLAT® Verb: A New Player in the Field of Semiochemical “Control” for Bark Beetles; Chris Fettig, USDA FS Pacific Southwest Research Station (PSW)

Tree Mortality Associated with Severe Drought and Bark Beetles in Southern California; Tom Coleman, USDA FS FHP

In Search of the Ponderosa Pine Twig Scale: The Value of Taking a Closer Look; Don Owen, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire)

1:50 – 2:10 BREAK


2:10 – 3:50 Disease Committee Meeting

Phytophthora Species Infesting Soil in a California Forest Affected by Sudden Oak Death; Tyler Bourret, UC Davis

White Pine Blister in California: Ecology and Conservation; Patricia Maloney, UC Davis and Detlev Vogler, USDA FS, PSW Research Station

Compounded Impacts of Wildfire and an Invasive Forest Pathogen on Regeneration in Coastal Forests; Allison Simler, UC Davi

Forest Diseases and Carbon Dynamics; Richard Cobb, UC Davis

3:50 – 4:00 BREAK


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

Forest Products and Bioenergy Infrastructure in California: Status and Trends; Peter Tittmann, UC Berkeley, Center for Forestry


4:30 – 5:30 Pesticide Laws and Regulations

Pesticide Laws and Regulations Update; David Bakke, USDA FS FHP


5:30 – 6:30 Poster Session and Social


Thursday, November 5, 2015

7:00 – 8:00 am Registration (coffee, tea, and light breakfast provided)

8:00 – 8:10 Welcome – Bob Rynearson, CFPC Chairperson; W. M. Beaty and Associates, Inc.


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

An Update on Phytophthora Species in Native Plant Nurseries and Outplanted Material in Restoration Areas; Suzanne Rooney-Latham, CDFA

Fusarium dieback, an Emerging Exotic Disease/Pest Complex Causing Dieback throughout Agricultural, Urban, and Wildland Landscapes in Southern California; Akif Eskalen, UC Riverside

Phytophthora ramorum: New Developments; Chris Lee, Cal Fire

9:25 – 9:45 BREAK


9:45 – 11:00 Drought: Monitoring, Ecology, and Impacts

Tools for Drought Monitoring and Seasonal Drought Prediction in California; Daniel J. McEvoy, Western Regional Climate Center and Desert Research Institute, Reno, Nevada

The Role of Competition vs. Drought in Pine Susceptibility to Bark Beetle Attack; Nancy Grulke, USDA FS Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center, Prineville, OR

Forest Health Monitoring Collection and Reporting Tools – Status and Future Directions; Frank Krist, USDA FS, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, Fort Collins, Colorado


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

Long-Term Dead Wood Changes in a Sierra Nevada Mixed Conifer Forest: Habitat and Fire Hazard Implications; Eric Knapp, USDA FS PSW

Lessons Learned from California Department of Food and Agriculture Eradication Programs; Bob Dowell, CDFA (retired)

The Pacific Madrone (Arbutus menziesii) Common Garden Study: A Range-Wide Examination of Genetic Variability, Diseases, Pests, and Impacts of Climate Change; Marianne Elliott, Washington State University, Puyallup


12:30 – 1:30 LUNCH (provided) – CFPC Executive Committee meeting

1:30 – 2:00 CFPC Business Meeting (all attendees) – Bob Rynearson


2:00 – 3:30 Carbon Sequestration

Aboveground Live Carbon Stock Changes of California Wildland Ecosystems, 2001–2010; John J. Battles, UC Berkeley, Environmental Science, Policy, & Management

Regional Controls on Organic Carbon in Forest Soils; Toby O’Geen, UC Davis, Cooperative Extension

Carbon Calculator Tracks the Climate Benefits of Managed Private Forests; William Stewart, UC Berkeley, Cooperative Extension

3:30 – 3:45 BREAK


3:45 – 5:00 Wildlife Session

Wild Pigs in California; Reginald Barrett, UC Berkeley (retired)

The Historical Range of Beaver (Castor canadensis) in Coastal California: An Updated Review of the Evidence; Brock Dolman, Occidental Arts and Ecology Center

The Environment through the Eyes of Butterflies; James Mori, Entomologist, Occidental Chemical, and Pesticide Advisor (retired)


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!!

CFPC 2012 Weed Tour and Golf Tournament – July 11 & 12, 2012

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Insect, Disease, Animal Damage and Weed Committees Tour

Dates: July 11& 12

Location: Siskiyou and Shasta County Sites Based in Burney, Ca.


Transmission line herbicide treatments/Fountain fire 20 year anniversary/Lots of new herbicides for forestry/Fuel break creation and maintenance /Aerial  release with velpar ulw/ Wind farm tour/Demonstration of vegetation management using goats/Research coop cedar stock type trial/ Pine shoot borer& tip moth pheromone insecticide trial/New western pine beetle insecticide trial/Douglas fir seed orchard insect and weed management/State park himalayan blackberry control/Douglas fir sunscald & frost research trial/Mechanical site prep demo/Pre harvest site prep demo/Laws and regulations updates/ Noxious weed treatments


Detailed Agenda and Tour Stops

1ST DAY: Cal Forest Nursery will provide coffee, muffins, bagels and fruit at 7:00 AM registration. Transportation will be provided. No vehicles allowed on tour. Busses will depart on tour at 8:00 AM sharp!

2nd Day: Cal Forest Nursery will provide coffee, muffins, bagels and fruit at 7:00 AM registration. Transportation will be provided. No vehicles allowed on tour. Busses will depart on tour at 8:00 AM sharp!

Tour Registration Information:

Registration Fees:

$120.00 per person for July 11&12 field tour

$75.00 student rate per person for field tour

Tour includes transportation, lunch and beverages for both days and dinner on the evening of July 11

Registration can be made either by mail or online. There will be an extra fee to payments made online.

1) Registration by mail (Due by July 1, 2012): Mail-In Registration

2) Registration made online: Online Registration

Golf Tournament (optional)

Scheduled for July 10 at Fall River Golf Course please refer to flyer for the 12th Annual Weed Tour Golf Tournament.

CFPC Golf Tournament information


Continuing education credits for PCA, QAL, QAC & Private Applicator Certificates.

12.5 CE hours total for the tour. (2 hours of laws and regs. 1 hour of aerial & 9.5 hours of general)

Registration: Charm and Green Gables Motels, 37371 Main St. Burney, Ca. 96013


Tour Base Motel                                                            Across Main Street from Charm
Green Gables and Charm Motels                               Shasta Pines Motel
37371 Main St. Burney, Ca. 96013                             Main St. Burney, Ca. 96013
530-335-3300                                                                 530-335-2201

Tell them you are with the Weed Tour to receive group rate!


Mark Gray, Sierra Pacific Industries, Redding Ca.

Office: 530-378-8178

Cell: 530-949-7124



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 Report – 2020

California Forest Pest Report – 2019

California Forest Pest Report – 2018

California Forest Pest Report – 2017

California Forest Pest Report – 2016

California Forest Pest Report – 2015

California Forest Pest Report – 2014

California Forest Pest Report – 2013

California Forest Pest Report – 2012

California Forest Pest Report – 2011

California Forest Pest Report – 2010

California Forest Pest Report – 2009

California Forest Pest Report – 2008

California Forest Pest Report – 2007

California Forest Pest Report – 2006

California Forest Pest Report – 2005

California Forest Pest Report – 2004

California Forest Pest Report – 2003

California Forest Pest Report – 2002

California Forest Pest Report – 2001

California Forest Pest Report – 2000

California Forest Pest Report – 1999

California Forest Pest Report – 1998

California Forest Pest Report – 1997

California Forest Pest Report – 1996

California Forest Pest Report – 1995

California Forest Pest Report – 1994

California Forest Pest Report – 1993

California Forest Pest Report – 1992

California Forest Pest Report – 1991

California Forest Pest Report – 1990

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

California Forest Pest Conditions Reports – 1990 to Current can also be found on the US Forest Service Website Link Below;