Source: California Invasive Plant Council
URL of this page: http://www.cal-ipc.org/symposia/index.php
22nd Annual Cal-IPC Symposium
October 2-5, 2013
Lake Arrowhead Resort, Lake Arrowhead, CA
Grizzly bear overlooking the San Fernando Valley.
Join fellow land managers, researchers, and conservationists for autumn colors and our 22nd Cal-IPC Symposium at Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains! The Symposium features presentations and discussion groups covering the latest in research and management of invasive plants. Sessions will feature talks on Southern California deserts and mountains, new management tools and techniques, innovative funding through valuation of ecosystem services, and stewardship projects supporting climate adaptation and novel ecosystems. Come for a pre-symposium workshop on Wednesday, paper and poster sessions Thursday-Friday, and field trips on Saturday.
2013 abstract submission is open! Due Friday, June 14. Instructions...
Keynote speaker: Laura Cunningham, author and artist extraordinaire of A State of Change: Forgotten Landscapes of California. We will post the program in the summer and apply for Continuing Education credits from the Department of Pesticide Regulation.
Registration and Lodging
Lake Arrowhead is located in the San Bernardino Mountains.
The basic registration rate includes Thursday and Friday, including some meals. Extra payments are required for the Wednesday workshop and Saturday field trips. For rates and payment information visit the Registration page.
We have negotiated great rates at Lake Arrowhead Resort. For lodging and other attendee information visit the Attendees page.
Sponsorship and Exhibits
Support Cal-IPC by becoming a Symposium sponsor! Sponsors receive organizational membership in Cal-IPC, recognition at the Symposium, free admission to the Symposium plus other benefits, such as exhibit space, based on level of Sponsorship. To become a sponsor visit the Sponsorship page!
Special Events and Activities
We'll have a special session on Southern California deserts and mountains.
- Photo Exhibit & Contest: Our annual photo exhibit gives amateur photographers a chance to show off their best shots of invasive plants and weed workers in action. Symposium attendees vote for favorites. (Deadline to be announced.)
- Raffle & Auction: Each year, the Symposium Reception features the fabulous Cal-IPC raffle and auction! We are seeking your donations of useful, beautiful, or simply creative items. Books, tools, art, wine, crafts, trips, gift certificates - anything a weed worker could want is fair game. Visit our Auction page!
- Awards: At the Symposium banquet, Cal-IPC honors members for exceptional achievements. For a description of awards, past winners, and instructions for submitting nominations visit the Awards page.
- Student Lunch: Students get a chance to mingle and strategize at our special lunch on Friday. For information on the Cal-IPC Student Chapter, visit their website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Presentations, proceedings and working group notes for previous years' symposia:
2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004
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