Invasive Shot Hole Borers
Invasive Shot Hole Borers
Invasive Shot Hole Borers
University of California
Invasive Shot Hole Borers

2019 San Luis Obispo GSOB and ISHB Workshop

Date: May 9, 2019

Time: 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Contact: Julie Clark De Blasio

Sponsor: Invasive Shot Hole Borers

Event Details

We're holding a training Thursday, May 9th (9:30-2:00) in San Luis Obispo on goldspotted oak borer and invasive polyphagous and Kuroshio shot hole borer biology, identification, surveillance, and management of infested trees and downed wood.


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.

CEU's from the Department of Pesticide Regulation (4 hours, "other"), the International Society for Arboriculture (3.5 hours), and the Society for Ecological Restoration (CERP, 3.5 units) will be available. 

Speakers include Bea Nobua-Behrmann, UCCE Urban Forestry Advisor; John Kabashima, UCCE Environmental Horticulture Advisor (Emeritus); Kim Corella, Forest Pest Specialist, CalFire

Thanks to The Britton Fund, CalFire, and US Forest Service - State and Private Forestry for supporting these workshops. 

The University of California prohibits discrimination or harassment of any person in any of its programs or activities. (Complete nondiscrimination policy statement can be found at If you require accommodation to participate on one of these workshops, please contact Julie at

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