Webinars

Free monthly webinars held through the winter and spring will cover a variety of subjects related to integrated pest management. Webinars last about an hour and a half with approximately 50 minutes of instruction and a half hour for questions and discussion. Most of the webinars will be worth continuing education units for certified pesticide applicators in Alaska. Currently, to recieve certified applicator credits you must complete the short entrance and exit surveys. 

Webinars are run through Elluminate Live web presentation software. Your computer will run this software through the latest version of Java. To determine if you have the required version of Java and download it if you do not, go to www.elluminate.com/support/. Taking the online tutorial accessed from the Elluminate Live support page is suggested. Also see the To Participate in Webinars document.  You may also contact Gino Graziano (gagraziano@alaska.edu, 907-786-6315) to ask for assitance or a demonstration.

To participate, you must register by the Monday before the course. To register select the webinar and fill out the pre-webinar entrance survey providing at minimum your name and e-mail address. You will recieve an e-mail with more information and a link to access the webinar the Tuesday before the course. Click on the links to the webinars below to sign up.

All webinars run from 9 a.m. until about 10:30 a.m. Click on the linked text to register.

See and hear presentation recording on Elluminate Live To find the presentation you must select the date that the session was held on the calendar.

2014 Webinars

January 29 - (1 CEU)  Weed seedling identification resources and importance of seedling control
            Instructor - Gino Graziano, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Cooperative Extension Service, Invasive Plants Instructor
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February 26 - (1 CEU) White sweetclover control in Alaska.
              Instructor - Steven Seefeldt, University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, Agriculture and Horticulture Extension Agent

Apri 30 - (1 CEU) Identification and control of bird vetch (Vicia cracca)
            Instructor - Gino Grazianno, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Cooperative Extension Service, Invasive Plants Instructor

2013 Webinars

January 30 - (1 CEU) Aminopyralid and Clopyralid in unexpected places: a discussion of herbicide persistence and how to avoid consequences.
           Instructor - Steven Seefeldt, University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service, Agriculture and Horticulture Extension Agent
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February 27 - (1 CEU) Woody vegetation control
           Instructor - Tim Prather, University of Idaho, Department of Plant Soil and Entomological Sciences, Professor of Weed Ecology
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March 27 - CANCELLED

April 24 - (1 CEU)  Herbicide use and the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting and prmacy over the process by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Water
            Instructor - Jim Rypkema, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservtion, Division of Water

May 29 - (1 CEU) Identification and control of bird vetch (Vicia cracca)
            Instructor - Gino Grazianno, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Cooperative Extension Service, Invasive Plants Instructor

Nov 20 - (1 CEU) Management of the knotweed complex

        Instructor: Tim Miller, Washington State University, Cooperative Extension Service, Associate Scientist

2012 Webinars

March 28 (1 CEU) - Creeping (aka Canada) thistle, Cirsium arvense, management
        Instructor: Gino Graziano, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Cooperative Extension Service Invasive Plants Instructor
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April 25 (1 CEU) - Reed canarygrass, Phalaris arundinacea, management
        Instructor: Tim Miller, Washington State University, Cooperative Extension Service, Associate Scientist
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May 30 (1 CEU) - Orange hawkweed, Hieracium aurantiacum, management
         Instructor:  Steven Seefeldt, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Research Agronomist
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June 27 - Functions of the Alaska Exotic Plant Information Clearinghouse (AKEPIC) data portal, and how to gain assistance in identification
         Instructor: Gino Graziano, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Cooperative Extension, Service Invasive Plants Instructor

November 28 (1 CEU) - Alaska Spartina prevention, detection and response plan
         Instructor - Brianne Blackburn, Division of Agriculture, Plant Materials Center, Invasive Weeds and Agricultural Pest Management Coordinator
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