Preventing the Introduction and Spread of Invasive Weeds WorkshopThursday, March 8th; 10am-3pmLos Angeles County ArboretumWhat is the Issue?Vectors of invasive weed introduction and spreadSue Donaldson, University of Nevada Cooperative ExtensionWendy West, University of California Cooperative ExtensionAggregate Production - Controlling Noxious and Invasive Weeds and Inspection Programs for Clean GravelGarrett Dickman, Yosemite National ParkRena Escobedo, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit; US Forest ServiceBest Management Practices for Work in Utility and Transportation CorridorsJen Stern - California Invasive Plant CouncilYellow Starthistle Biology, Control and Preventing the Spread into the SierrasWendy West, UC Cooperative ExtensionStop the Spread! Roundtable DiscussionWhat prevention steps is your agency currently implementing?What new practices could your agency add?What are the barriers to implementation?
Lunch Break: please bring your own brown bag lunchField Trip: carpool to local gravel pit/quarryRegister for the LA Workshop at: http://ucanr.org/registration2012preventionworkshopsThe workshop is hosted and sponsored by U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, California Department of Food and Agriculture, UC Cooperative Extension, and the California Invasive Plant Council. Funding provided by the U.S. Forest Service and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
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