We're moving north, and holding a training workshop with CalFire ongoldspotted oak borer and invasive shot hole borers May 9th, 2019 in San Luis Obispo! This workshop will address biology, identification, surveillance, and management of infested trees, downed wood. and firewood. We'll cover these topics in the classroom, then have a hands-on lab to learn how to identify signs of shot hole borer damage, set up a monitoring program, and sample trees.
$30.00 Registration fee includes lunch, a ISHB Field Guide, and ISHB Demonstration Kit. Pre-registration is required. Click here to register.
We have applied for CEU's from the Department of Pesticide Regulation and the International Society for Arboriculture.
Speakers include Bea Nobua-Behrmann, UCCE Urban Forestry Advisor; John Kabashima, UCCE Environmental Horticulture Advisor (Emeritus); Kim Corella, Forest Pest Specialist, CalFire; and Kevin Turner, Southern California Invasive Pest Coordinator, CalFire
Thanks to The Britton Fund, CalFire, and US Forest Service - State and Private Forestry for supporting these workshops.