Weed Research and Information Center

Aquatic Weed School 2018

September 5-6, 2018
Bowley Plant Science Teaching Center
UC Davis


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The Aquatic Weed School 2018 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 and CA herbicide registration ¡ adjuvants and surfactants for aquatic systems ¡ aquatic weed ID ¡ personal protective equipment ¡ developing an IPM plan ¡ pest prevention for aquatic weeds ¡ physical and mechanical control methods ¡ biological control ¡ chemical and non-chemical control ¡ integrated and adaptive aquatic plant management program

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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 5-6, 2018 (Wednesday-Thursday)
Day 1 :: 8:30 AM-5:00 PM (check-in opens at 8:00 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.

COURSE FEE if received by 8/22/2018 if received after 8/22/2018
Course registration
UC Farm Advisor/Specialist or current student* (limited to first 4 requests) 

*Students must include proof of current student status when registering.

The registration fee includes a comprehensive course notebook, lunch and light refreshments each day. Class size is limited, so early enrollment is suggested.


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

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Please allow seven (7) calendar days from the time you submit your registration form and payment to receive a confirmation letter via e-mail. The confirmation will also serves as a receipt of payment.

Refunds will be granted (less a $75 processing fee) if a written request is received by 8/22/2018. No refunds will be granted after 8/22/2018. 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:
PCA, QAC, QAL, Private Applicator : 1.5 Laws, 11.5 Other
Certified Crop Adviser: 12.5 IPM

If you require special needs (e.g. vegetarian meal), 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 small block of hotel rooms are available at the following hotels for this event:

In the unlikely event that this course is canceled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the UC Weed Research & Information Center will fully refund course fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations. We also reserve the right to replace a speaker or topic, or adjust the agenda. We will make every effort to notify participants of any changes or cancellations.
For more information, contact the UC WEED Research & Information Center by e-mail (wric@ucdavis.edu) or phone [(530) 752-1748]