Register for Nov. 16 SNE and EIPD Joint SI Conference
Registration is now open for the Joint Strategic Initiatives Conference for Sustainable and Natural Resources (SNE) and Endemic & Invasive Pests & Diseases (EIPD) on Nov. 16 at UC Davis Conference Center.
The conference will provide an opportunity for colleagues to learn about the projects, programs, and research efforts happening throughout the Division that are at the intersection of pest management and natural resources. Proposed presentations and discussions will include:
- Wildlife management
- Invasive plants in rangelands and forests
- Impacts of pests on fire vulnerability
We are pleased to announce Cheryl Wilen has agreed to lead the Endemic and Invasive Pests and Diseases (EIPD) Strategic Initiative, effective today (July 1). In this role, Cheryl will provide direction for the initiative, including shepherding the ANR Competitive Grants process, planning and conducting strategic initiative conferences, and identifying and initiating EIPD efforts such as development of policy briefs and other special projects. As the EIPD initiative leader, Cheryl will also serve on the ANR Program Council.
As she has since 1995, Cheryl will continue as the area integrated pest management advisor for Orange, Los Angeles and San Diego counties. She conducts applied research and...
Registration is now open for the 2012 Endemic and Invasive Pests and Diseases Strategic Initiative conference on April 25 and 26. The meetings will be held at the UC Davis Conference Center.
Beth Grafton-Cardwell, EIPD strategic initiative leader, invites ANR colleagues to join the discussions on how ANR can respond to endemic and emerging pest and disease problems by building partnerships, solving problems and informing policy.
Attendees can also participate in program team and workgroup meetings. So far, the Integrated Pest Management Program Team and the Spray Application Technology Work Group, Weed Work Group and Integrated Grape Work Group will be meeting during the conference. Other program team leaders and...