Marin County
University of California
Marin County

Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

What is Integrated Pest Management (IPM)?

Integrated pest management, or IPM, is a process you can use to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment. IPM can be used to manage all kinds of pests anywhere—in urban, agricultural, and wildland or natural areas.  Learn More . . . 


 

 UC Marin Master Gardeners Training IPM 2017

IPM 2016

 

by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin
Environmental Horticulture Advisor

Tree Physiology & Disease Nov 2016

Tree Desease

by Steven Swain
Environmental Horticulture Advisor
UCCE Marin & Sonoma Countie

Growing Citrus in the North Bay

citrus

 

by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin
Environmental Horticulture Advisor

"IPM for Trees"

Tree IPM

 Cupertino Presentation
     by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin

          Environmental Horticulture Advisor 


 

 

 "Drought & Freeze Effects on
Landscape Plants"

Drought Shrub

by Steven Swain
Environmental Horticulture Advisor
UCCE Marin & Sonoma Counties


 

 "Tree Physiology and Disease"

Tree Phys & Pests Nov2012 - Cover

PAPA Seminar – Petaluma, California
(Pesticide Applicators Professional Association)
by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin
Environmental Horticulture Advisor


 "Sudden Oak Death:
Roadside Management"

oak tree

             Santa Rosa Presentation
                by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin
              Environmental Horticulture Advisor


"IPM - Integrated Pest Management"

Chief Seattle

 Santa Rosa Junior College Presentation
     by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin
          Environmental Horticulture Advisor 


 

"How Irrigation Practices
Can Affect Pest Problems"


Snail on Citrus - 2

  
San Jose IPM Seminar
by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin 
Environmental HorticultureAdvisor


 

"Pocket Gophers:
Lifecycle and Management"
  
Gopher

Santa Venetia Gopher Workshop
by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin
Environmental HorticultureAdvisor


 

"Cargo Manifest Destiny"

We've been bringing an awful lot of stuff into California . . . 


Ship


 . . . find out what it is, and what you can do about it in this presentation


 "The Influence of SOD on Fire Behavior"

2014 Mar Swain SOD & Fire - PHOTO

by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin 
Environmental Horticulture Advisor


 

"Disease Suppression in the Composting Process"

Composting

by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin
Environmental Horticulture Advisor 


 

"Phytophthora and the
Composting Process
"

Composting Photo

by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin
Environmental Horticulture Advisor 


 

"Sustainable Gardening"

Swain 2016 Mar Sustainability1 Photo

by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin
Environmental Horticulture Advisor 


 

"Tree Health, Hazards,
and Current Diseases
"

Tree

      by Steven Swain,
           Environmental Horticulture Advisor 
           UCCE Marin & Sonoma Counties


 

"Master Gardener IPM Presentation"

Picture1

 College of Marin - Indian Valley Campus
     by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin
          Environmental Horticulture Advisor


 

"Bark Scribing as a Therapeutic Sudden Oak Death Treatment"

Bark Scribing

by:  Steven Swain, UCCE Marin & Sonoma Counties
Doug Schmidt, UCB Staff Research Associate
Matteo Garbelotto, UCB Forest Pathology Specialist


 

 "IPM for Ornamental Plants Under Drought Conditions"

Draught 2015 Pine

by Steven Swain
Environmental Horticulture Advisor
UCCE Marin & Sonoma Counties


 

 "SOD and Current Landscape Issues in the North Bay"

Foamy Bark Canker

by Steven Swain
Environmental Horticulture Advisor
UCCE Marin & Sonoma Counties


 

"SOD & Fire Behavior"

"SOD - Pepperwood Preserve"

SOD and Fire

Steven Swain, UCCE Marin 
Environmental Horticulture Advisor

Lisa Bush, UCCE Sonoma
Sudden Oak Death Program Coordinator


 

 

"Integrated Pest Management"

SRJC - Photo.png

Santa Rosa Junior College – IPM Lecture
by Steven Swain, UCCE Marin 
Environmental Horticulture Advisor

 

 "Drought Effects on Landscape
Trees and Shrubs"

Drought - Trees

by Environmental Horticulture Advisors:
Steven Swain, UCCE Marin & Sonoma Counties
John Kabashima, UCCE Orange & Los Angeles Counties


 

"Landscape Issues During Drought"
May 1, 2014 - Workshop
Al Boro Community Center, San Rafael

Landscape Issues During Drought

Edible Landscaping


 

"Drought & Pest Effects
on Forest Trees"

Drought Leaf


by Steven Swain
Environmental Horticulture Advisor
UCCE Marin & Sonoma Counties


 

Solano Rose Society Presentation

"Themes" by Steven Swain

Red Rose



Postcard for Calendar

Pest Management That Makes $ense
For Landscape Professionals and Enthusiasts
8:30AM -1:00P M • 18 November 2011
Pickleweed Community Center, San Rafael,CA

Sponsored by: UC Cooperative Extension, UC IPM, MCSTOPP, Cagwin & Dorward, and Linda J Novy Associates

Introduction: TERRI FASHING, Stormwater Program Administrator,  Marin County Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (MCSTOPPP), will discuss the connection between stormwater, irrigation and pesticide runoff and creeks.
Fashing Presentation

Raising the Horticultural Bar:
LINDA NOVY, Sustainable Landscape Management Consultant, Linda J. Novy & Associates will explore professional collaboration as a pathway to improving  both  natural and fiscal capital, and both customer and ecosystem service.
Novy Presentation 

Embedded Energy: BOB PERRY, Landscape Architect, Author, Keynote Speaker, will show how energy use lies at the foundation of all land­ scaping practices, and how this informs our understanding of landscape function and benefits.
Perry Presentation

Understanding North Bay Soils: TOBY O'GEEN, Cooperative Extension Soils Specialist, UC Davis, will discuss soil concepts and tools for understanding landscape soils, and how our landscaping decisions affect urban soil landscapes.
O'Geen Presentation

Recognizing Underlying Themes: STEVEN SWAIN, Environmental Horticulture Advisor, UCCE, will discuss how our cultural practices in the landscape influence the pests, weeds, and diseases that we encounter, and the strategies we employ to manage them.
Swain Presentation

Making $ense Through Education: DAVE PHELPS, Landscape Architect, Arborist, Sustainability Manager at Cagwin & Dorward, will discuss how communication and sensible landscaping practices can be strategically applied to save money, build soils, and help the environment.
Phelps Presentation 

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