October 10th & 11th  |  9:00 AM — 3:00 PM  |  Long Beach Convention Center

Thursday, October 11th: 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Trees ... Now You See Them, Now You Don't
by Ann Hope
CEUs applied for: APLD, DPR, ISA, NALP, PGMS, QWEL

We will analyze the current situation effecting Southern California with pests such as the ISHB, the EAB, the GSOB and the SAPW. The seminar will address how much pesticide we are going to use to stop the spread of these insects as well as the importance of Trees in our Urban Forest. IMP & BMP for the current pest issue facing the United States & South Africa.
Large removal in one part of the country can affect trees on the otherside of the country. Also covered will be the importance of not moving wood/educating those who do move wood and teaching how to do it correctly.
The removal of trees will also be discussed, including how mature trees provide protection against the weather & carbon sequestered and should not be removed.
How many trees do we remove 1, 100, or 100 million? Can the trees live through this?
This is not just our problem, but a global problem.

TLE seminars are "more advanced than typical conference seminars."
- Adolfo Villanueva, CAM Services

Ann Hope
J. J. Mauget Company

Ann Hope began her career in Integrated Pest Management in 1997 and joined the Mauget team in 2004. As Mauget’s Technical Support Representative she began providing training for applicators, customer support and assistance in the research of new and invasive species of pests. In 2014, Ann also assumed the role of Western States Account Representative focusing on the needs of all U.S. States West of Mississippi including the Hawaiian Islands, as well as Mauget’s Distributors in Russia.
Ann is a Certified Arborist and holds a license from the Department of Pesticide Regulations (QAL). With over 20 years of industry experience in a variety of areas including weed control, ornamental trees and rodent control, she currently serves as President of Street Trees Seminar Inc., and is a member of numerous associations including PAPA, ISA, WCISA, TCIA CalUFC, and the Urban Forest Council. She also personally makes Mauget applications to trees in several theme parks in the Anaheim and Buena Park areas of California.
In her free time, Ann enjoys reading and likes to spend as much time as possible on the sunny beaches of Southern California with her husband and dogs.

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