Continental Dialogue Meeting November 2018

2018 Meeting Information


Tuesday, November 6th 2018

Update on Invasive Species Affecting Forest Health in California – Sheri Smith, Region 5 Entomologist, USFS

National Plant Board Update – Helmuth Rogg, Plant Protection & Conservation, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Forest Priorities in The Nature Conservancy – Chris Topik, North America Forestry Priority, The Nature Conservancy

Systems Approach to Nursery Certification (SANC) – Craig Regelbrugge, AmericanHort

Sudden Oak Death (SOD) and EU1 Containment – Chris Benemann, Plant Disease Program, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Green Waste as a Pathway – Beatriz Nobua-Behrmann, University of California Cooperative Extension, Orange County

Tree Resistance Research and Development – Enrico Bonello, Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University

CBP National Update on Interceptions– Kevin Harriger, Executive Director Inspection Programs, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Early Detection in Solid Wood Packaging Environments Leigh Greenwood, Forest Health Program, The Nature Conservancy

Emerald Ash Borer Deregulation Proposal – Robyn Rose, Emerald Ash Borer Pest Program, USDA APHIS

California’s Response to EAB Deregulation Proposal (verbal presentation, no slides) – John Heaton, California Department of Food and Agriculture

Asian Spongy Moth Eradication Effort in Washington State – Rian Wojahn, Entomology, Washington Department of Agriculture

Rapid O’hia Death Impact – Ambyr Mokiao-Lee, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii

Northeastern Area Association of State Foresters Forest Health Committee Update – Val Cervenka, Forest Health Program, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Management and response to Shothole Borers in OC Parks – Bill Kirk, Resource Management, Orange County Parks

Tree Health and Pest Detection Protocols in the Latest iTree Update – Rachel Holmes, North America Cities Program, The Nature Conservancy

Wednesday, November 7th

Morning: Dealing with invasive pests in the absence of regulatory programs and funding- slow the spread without regulation Leigh Greenwood, The Nature Conservancy; John Kabashima, University of California Cooperative Extension Service; Kevin Turner, CALFIRE

Afternoon: Field Experiences with Arbor Day. ItineraryCFDTour2018_Public and Tour Handouts: Prioritizing Management Efforts, Identifying Symptoms and Look-Alike Pests for general reference.