Research and IPM
Grants Programs: UC IPM - UC SAREP Educational Events
Through a joint mini-grants program, UC IPM and the UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (UC SAREP) support educational programs, including workshops, field days, symposia, seminars, and other educational events.
Sonoma County IPM Field Day. Date: August 7, 2002. Location: Santa Rosa Junior College, Shone Farm, 6225 Eastside Road, Forestville. Nick Frey, Sonoma County Grape Growers' Association. (707) 829-3963. $1,500.
Landscape IPM for School IPM Coordinators, Maintenance Directors, and Groundkeepers: A Series of Four Workshops. Dates and Locations: Solano County, July 10, 17, 24, 31; Contra Costa County, October 2, 9, 16, 23; Alameda County, November 6, 13, 20, 27; and Marin County, January 8, 15, 22, 29. Stacy Carlson, Marin County Department of Agriculture. (415) 499-6700. $6,000.
Outreach and Education to Hmong Farmers in the North Valley. Dates and Locations: Fall Educational Meeting, November 20, 2002; and Spring Farmer-to-Farmer Connection, March 15, 2003. Sor Lo, Hmong Cultural Center, Butte County. (530) 879-3563. $1,500.
How to be Weed Free. Date: October 12, 2002. Location: Placer Nature Center. Linda Desai, Placer Nature Center. (530) 878-6053. $1,500.
Building for Balance. Dates: October 24-26, 2002. Location: Radisson Hotel, Oxnard, Calif. Maclay Burt, Association of Natural Bio-control Producers. (714) 544-8295. $1,500.
Association of Applied IPM Ecologists (AAIE) Educational Events. Dates and Location: Current IPM Issues for Trees and Vines, August 2002, Modesto; and Ants in Agriculture, February 3-4, 2003, San Luis Obispo. Jill Klein, AAIE. (530) 758-8909. $3,000.