Day 1: Fundamentals of Plant Biology and Ecology

10:00 Pre-test, Welcome and Introductions
10:30 Plant Biology 101 – Toby Day
11:30 Range Ecology 101 – Dr. Jeff Mosley
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Plant Morphology: Hands-on workshop – Noelle Orloff
3:00 Break
3:15 Weed Ecology – Dr. Jane Mangold
4:00 Weed Seed Dispersal and Preventing Weed Spread – Stacy Davis
5:00 Adjourn


Day 2: Fundamentals of Integrated Weed Management

8:00 Aquatic Invasive Plant Management – Jeff Pashnick
8:45 Plant Identification: Hands-on workshop – Noelle Orloff
10:00 Break
10:15 Herbicide Classification and Mode of Action – Dr. Bill Dyer
11:15 Herbicide Resistance – Dr. Tim Seipel
12:15 Lunch
1:00 Herbicide Formulations and Adjuvants: Hands-on lab exercise – Stacy Davis and Dr. Jane Mangold
2:00 Targeted Grazing – Dr. Jeff Mosley
3:00 Break
3:15 Biological Control – Dr. Jeff Littlefield
4:15 Restoration and Revegetation – Dr. Jane Mangold
5:00 Adjourn


Day 3: Social Dimensions of Weed Management

8:00 County Noxious Weed Law – Stacy Davis and Dr. Jane Mangold
9:00 Noxious Weed Education—Shantell Frame-Martin
10:00 Break
10:15 Effective Meeting Management – Dr. Paul Lachapelle
11:15 Resolving Conflict – Peter Bugoni
12:15 Lunch
1:00 Post- test, award certificates and prizes