Jan. 21: Conservation Conversation on Integrated Pest Management
Integrated Pest Management: Patterns and a Program
Thursday, January 21, 4 to 5 p.m. (PST)
Ever wonder how to deal with pesky pests in a way that balances ecological health and other concerns? We’ve got another fascinating virtual Conservation Conversation coming up with some answers for you. Join us at 4 p.m. Jan. 21 for the free, online event. Registration is required.
Integrated Pest Management is a scientific approach to controlling pests that considers a wide range of factors to minimize impacts. Patterns are telling us what to look for and where to find it, we just need to pay attention to them. This talk will take a dive into formal Integrated Pest Management while discussing the importance of recognizing patterns.
Speaker Greg Johansen runs the Integrated Pest Management program for the City of San Diego’s Parks and Recreation Department. He holds an Agricultural Pest Control Advisers license, has taught horticulture classes at Saddleback College, and was the Ecology and Gardening Program Coordinator at a private school. As a consultant with Garden Head Solutions, Johansen looks for IPM patterns throughout Southern California in both commercial and residential settings.