Effective Weed Control Training Course

Wildland Weeds Field Course
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Looking to hone your weed management skills? This full-day course provides expert instruction on core topics for your work. This course is designed for on-the-ground maintenance crews and their supervisors — newcomers and old-timers alike.

This course will provide participants with hands-on, practical demonstrations of weed identification and control tools and techniques. Participants will gain an in depth understanding of identification methods and control strategies for parks, roadsides, urban forestry and habitat restoration projects.

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Costs and Registration

Registration fees are $145 (Cal-IPC members), $165 (non-members) and $45 (restoration volunteers) per course.

Cal-IPC membership is included with registration. Members receive a quarterly Cal-IPC newsletter with the latest news on control methods, policy, and projects, discounts on Cal-IPC Wildland Weed Field Courses and updates on breaking news.

This course includes continental breakfast, a box lunch, and reference information about course topics.

6.0 hours of “Other” CA Department of Pesticide Regulation and International Society of Arboriculture continuing education units (CEUs) will be available for this course.

Pre-registration is required for all courses, and we are not able to handle any payments on the day of the course.


Course Details

Wildland Weeds Biology and Identification Field Course
Grass identification
Santa Barbara 2008

Los Angeles

May 13 – Effective Weed Control:
   Tools for Public Parks & Landscapes


This course will be hosted at Rio de los Angeles State Park in Los Angeles, CA.

Expert Instructors in urban and wildland weed management from local and State agencies, including: Mike Kelly, Kelly and Associates and Cal-IPC Founder; Bill Neill, Riparian Repairs; Sandy DeSimone, Audubon CA Starr Ranch Sanctuary; and others.

E-mail Heather Brady with any questions on this course.