Pest Fest 2023

@ Rohnert Park Community Center
on Friday, December 15, 2023
in Rohnert Park, CA

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Date and Time: 

December 15, 2023 ~ 8:00 am - 2:15 pm

Conference Description:

This annual meeting focuses on pest and diseases of ornamental plants and trees. We review identification, biology, signs, and symptoms, pathology, and management methods in IPM context, emphasizing pest prevention, timely diagnosis, and appropriate methods for control.  



8:00am Registration
8:30am Botryosphaeria: Diagnosing & Managing a Perennial Problem in Trees
Steve Swain, UCCE, Marin, CA
9:15am Pests on High: IPM for Climbers
Chris Shogren, UCCE, Los Angeles, CA
10:00am Break
10:15am A View from the Lab: Pathogens Identified on Landscape Plants
Johanna Del Castillo Munera, UC Davis, Davis, CA
11:00am Bacteria! An Overview of Pathology & Management of Bacterial Diseases of Trees
Sebastian Albu, CA Department of Food & Agriculture Plant Pathology, Sacramento, CA
11:45am Lunch (Provided)
12:45pm Regulatory Update
1:30pm Learning from Weeds: Biology & Management of Japanese Knotweed & Lessons for Prevention & Management of Other Weed Species
Steve Swain, UCCE, Marin, CA
2:30pm CEU Sign Out
*Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs


Early Registration (through 12/5/23):

  • $140 - WCISA Member
  • $175  - Non-WCISA Member
  • $70 - Student/Senior

Regular Registration (on or after 12/6/23):

  • $165 - WCISA Member
  • $200 - Non-WCISA Member
  • $70 - Student/Senior


4.75 - CA / CTW / MS

BCMA-S - 2.75

BCMA-P - 2.0 

DPR - 4.5 credits


Rohnert Park Community Center
5401 Snyder Lane
Rohnert Park, CA 94928