University of California, Riverside

Urban Entomology @ UCR



26th Annual UCR Urban Pest Management Conference


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Wednesday, March 29, 2017


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Morning Session - University Extension Center

7:15 AM Registration and Coffee (courtyard)
8:00 Welcome: Dr. Richard Redak, Chair, Entomology Department, UC Riverside 
8:10 Presentation of the Carl Strom/Western Exterminator Scholarship
8:20

Dr. Walter Ebeling Remembered: Dr. Michael Rust, Director, Urban Entomology Program, UC Riverside

8:30

Ebeling Memorial Lecture - The Challenges of Implementing Integrated  Pest Management (IPM) in the Urban Environment: Dini Miller, Virginia Tech University

9:30 Break
10:00

Common Violations Found by Orange County Agricultural Commissioner's Office: Jeff Croy, Ag Commissioner/Sealer Orange County

10:30

Stinging Insects, the Sting Pain Scale, and Why It Matters : Justin Schmidt, Southwestern Biological Institute

11:30 Recognition of Sponsors
12:00 PM

Lunch

Wood-Destroying Organism Session - Dr. Michael Rust: Moderator

1:00 PM

High Precision Termite Control: Freder Medina, BASF

1:30

SPCB Update for Wood-Destroying Organisms: Kathy Boyle, Structural Pest Control Board

2:00

UC Berkeley Update On Termite and WDO Research: Vernard Lewis, UC Berkeley

2:30 Break
3:00

Detecting Drywood Termites in Structures Using Microwave Technology (Tematrac®) : Siavash Taravati, IPM Advisor, UCCE Los Angeles County

3:30

How Can Heat Work for You: Michael Linford, GreenTech Heat Solutions

4:00

New Approaches for WOD Management: Updates from UC: Andrew Sutherland, Bay Area Advisor, UCCE Alameda County Dong-Hwan Choe, UC Riverside

4:30 PM

Tests and pick up certificate of attendance

General Pest Session - Dr. D. H. Choe: Moderator

1:00 PM

IPM for Turkestan Cockroaches in Sensitive Sites: A Case Study Andrew Sutherland, Bay Area Advisor, UCCE Alameda County

1:30

Top 5 Non-Ant Pests in California: Pat Copps, Orkin

2:00

Top 5 Ant Pests in California:  Les Greenberg, UC Riverside

2:30 Break
3:00

SPCB Update for General Pests: Kathy Boyle, Structural Pest Control Board

3:30

Bee and Avian Pollinators in Urban California: Erin Wilson Rankin, UC Riverside 

4:00

RNAi & Baiting: Novel Techniques for Argentine Ant Control: Kevin Welzel, UC Riverside

4:15

Development of a Hydrogel Bait to Deliver Liquid Ant Bait for Pest Ant Management: Jia-Wei Tay, UC Riverside

4:30 PM Test and pick up certificate of attendance

Continuing Education Credits offered by SPCB:

 

General Pests

  • 3hrs- Technical Branch 2
  • 1hr - Rules and Regulations
  • 1hr- IPM
  • 0.5hr- Technical
  • 0.5hr- General
 Wood Destroying Organisms
  • 2hrs- Technical Branch 3
  • 1.5hrs- Technical Branch 2
  • 1hr Rules and Regulations
  • 1hr- IPM
  • 0.5 General

Continuing Education Credits offered by DPR

 
  • Laws and Regulations
  • Other  

 

 

Download the Conference Brochure
Includes map and registration
Click Here

 

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department of Entomology

Urban Entomology
College Building North

Tel: (951) 827-5327
Fax: (951) 827-3086
E-mail: michael.rust@ucr.edu

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