Advanced IPM Training for UC Master Gardeners
March 6, 2013
UCCE San Joaquin, Stockton
This exciting train-the-trainer workshop will include hands-on activities and materials for volunteers to take what they learn back to their counties to train others. Topics of the presentations and breakout sessions will be managing household pests, biological control, less toxic pesticides, and managing vertebrate pests.
Welcome and overview (Assembly Room 2)-- Mary Louise Flint and Karey Windbiel-Rojas, UC Statewide IPM Program
- What’s new from UC IPM
- The train-the-trainer concept—bringing what you learn back to your county
- Interactive Survey
News from the Statewide Master Gardener Program--Aubrey Bray, Program Representative
Break and move to breakout session 1
Breakout Session 1*
Move to breakout session 2
Breakout Session 2*
Breakout Session 3*
How to Effectively Manage Vertebrate Pests of Gardens and Landscapes-- Roger Baldwin, IPM Wildlife Pest Management Advisor, Kearney Ag. Center
Wrap-up and Collect certificates
*Breakout sessions—each session will be 80 minutes long and include a hands-on activity. Participants will be divided into three groups of about 25 people. Each group will attend each breakout in a rotating schedule.
Household Pests Presenter: Andrew Sutherland, Urban IPM Advisor, UC IPM Program. SF Bay Area
Biological Control Presenter: Mary Louise Flint, Extension Entomologist, UC Statewide IPM Program and UC Davis Department of Entomology.
Less Toxic Pesticides Presenter: Karey Windbiel-Rojas, Urban IPM Educator, UC Statewide IPM Program.