Weed Research and Information Center

Aquatic Weed School 2016


September 7-8, 2016
Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center
UC Davis

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The Aquatic Weed School 2016 is an intensive two-day course focusing on issues associated with developing weed management strategies in a variety of aquatic ecosystems. The course provides a rare opportunity for professionals to efficiently update their understanding of aquatic weeds and interact with experts in this field. The Aquatic Weed School is designed for those involved in consulting, research, and management of aquatic weed systems throughout the western United States.

TOPICS include ecological classification and impacts of aquatic weeds :: biology of aquatic weeds :: physical and chemical characteristics of aquatic ecosystems :: regulatory issues [update on National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES); are herbicides safe; label compliance, herbicide registration] :: developing an aquatic management plan :: aquatic weed ID :: equipment demonstration :: adjuvants and surfactants for aquatic systems :: pest prevention for aquatic weeds :: physical and mechanical control methods :: biological control :: chemical and non-chemical control :: case study of a complex management plan

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The topics are presented in a lecture, laboratory and demonstration formats. Each attendee will receive a course notebook with lecture summaries and related materials.

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September 7-8, 2016 (Wednesday-Thursday)
Day 1 :: 9 AM-5:00 PM (registration opens at 8:30 AM)
Day 2 :: 8 AM-4:15 PM

The course will held at the Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center on the UC Davis campus.
* Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center
* Visitor Parking lot 30 (VP30 is the closest parking lot to the Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center)
The closest parking lot to the Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center is VP Lot 30. For more information on parking on campus, visit the UC Davis Transportation & Parking Services.

$500 > > Non-student
$275 > > UCCE Farm Advisor or current student* (Limited to first 4 requests)

*Students must provide proof of current student status.
The registration fee includes a comprehensive course notebook, lunch and light refreshments each day. Class size is limited, so early enrollment is suggested.

On-line registration (credit card only)
On-line registration (UC recharge number only)
Check payment: print registration form to mail

This course is FULL.

Refunds will be granted (less a $75 processing fee) if a written request is received by 8/17/2016. No refunds will be granted after 8/17/2016. Refunds or credit are not given for no-shows. We do not offer credit for future events. If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute in your place at no additional charge.

This course is approved for the following continuing education units:
PCA, QAC, QAL, Private Applicator >> 1.5 hrs Laws, 11 Other
CCA>> 12.5 IPM

If you require special needs, please contact our office. With advance notice, we will try to accommodate your needs.

Occasionally we use photographs of conference participants in our promotional materials. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to the use of your likeness in such material.

Lodging accommodations are not included in the course fee.
* A limited block of rooms are available at the Hallmark Inn in Davis for this event (cut-off date: 8/6/2016). Click HERE for more information. Walking distance from the Hallmark Inn to the Bowley Plant Sciences Teaching Center: 1.6 miles

We reserve the right to cancel the course if the minimum number of participants (35 pre-registered) is not met. We also reserve the right to replace a speaker or topic, or adjust the agenda. Every effort will be made to notify participants of any changes or cancellations.

For more information, contact the UC WEED Research & Information Center. e-mail: wric@ucdavis.edu; phone: (530) 752-1748