Meeting Information

Fabulous Landscape Fig Day - Sold Out

 
Date and Time:

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 ~ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Conference Description:

Join us for an in depth conversation about landscape figs. We'll be covering the natural history, distribution, common pests and identification. Part of the program requires a 15-minute walk (about 800 yards) to the Ficus collection at the Arboretum. The collection is on slightly sloping and uneven terrain. Wear appropriate shoes and take water, hat, sun screen, and insect repellent. If you have a disability please contact our office so that we can make arrangements.

Agenda:

7:30 am  Registration
8:00 am Welcome and Introductions
Donald R. Hodel, UCCE, Alhambra, CA
8:15 am Biology of Figs: Natural History, Distribution, Life Forms, Ecology, Pollination
Dr. Matt Ritter, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
9:00 am Landscape Species of Figs and their Horticulture in California
Donald R. Hodel, UCCE, Alhambra, CA
9:45 am Break
10:00 am Fig ID, Using a Key
Dr. Matt Ritter, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
10:45 am Diseases of Landscape Figs in California
Dr. Jim Downer, UCCE, Ventura, CA
11:30 am Lunch Provided
12:00 pm History of Fig Collection at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Jim Henrich, LA County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, Arcadia, CA
12:15 pm Walking Tour of Fig Collection at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Jim Henrich, Donald R. Hodel, Dr. Matt Ritter
2:00 pm Break
2:30 pm Pest of Landscape Figs in California
Donald R. Hodel, UCCE, Alhambra, CA
3:30 pm CEU Sign Out
*Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs
Registration:

Early Registration (through 6/17/17):

$105.00 - WCISA Member
$130.00 - Non-WCISA Member

Regular Registration (on or after 6/18/17):

$145.00 - WCISA Member
$175.00 - Non-WCISA Member

Student/Senior:

$55.00 - Must be a WCISA Member

CEUs:

7.0 - CA / CTW / MS
5.0 - BCMA-S
2.0 - BCMA-P

2.0 - DPR Other

Location:

LA County Arboretum & Botanical Garden
301 N. Baldwin Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91007