Advanced IPM Training for UC Master Gardeners
August 21, 2012 – UC Riverside, Pentland Hills Conference Center
(times below are subject to change)
9:00 Welcome and overview
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
9:30 News from the Statewide Master Gardener Program
Aubrey Bray, Program Representative, Statewide Master Gardener Program
9:40 Invasive Pests: How Master Gardeners Can Help
Beth Grafton-Cardwell, Director of Lindcove Research and Extension Center and Extension Specialist & Research Entomologist, UC Riverside
10:15 Break and move to breakout session 1
10:25-11:45 Breakout Session 1*
12:30-1:50 Breakout Session 2*
1:50-1:55 Move to breakout session 3
1:55-3:15 Breakout Session 3*
3:15- 3:35 Wrap up & post-workshop survey
*Breakout sessions—each session will be 80 minutes long and include a hands-on activity. Participants will be divided into three groups of about 22 people. Each group will attend each session in a rotating schedule.
Weed management in vegetable gardens Presenter: Cheryl Wilen, Area IPM Advisor, UC IPM Program, San Diego County and Southern California.
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.