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Friend or Foe? Using Beneficial Organisms in the Landscape

Preservation Park - Robinson B
1204 Preservation Park Way
Oakland, CA 94612

June 30, 2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Friend or Foe? Using Beneficial Organisms in the Landscape


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This workshop covers basic IPM principles and least toxic management strategies with a focus on biocontrol. We will discuss the appropriate uses and expectations of beneficials, insect identification, as well as non-insect beneficials in the landscape. The workshop will end with an identification walk around the outdoor landscape.

About the Speaker – Malcolm Hillan has been teaching Environmental Horticulture City College San Francisco for the past 25 years. He is also the co-author of a text on environmental science and technology. His other memberships include the Bay Area Landscape Supervisors Forum, International Society of Arborists, and the International Plant Propagators Society. In his spare time, he works as a horticultural consultant and a licensed landscape contractor. Malcolm has served on the Residential Users Appeal Board, and fills the Education chair on the Urban Forestry Council, for the City and County of San Francisco.

Cost: $30- $35


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2.0 Bay-Friendly CEU’s available for this Workshop

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2.0 DPR CEUs available (QAC & QAL)

1.0 APLD CEU available for this Workshop


Presented by ReScape CA and Sponsored by:

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