Growers, register now for the 2023 IPM Workshop with Mario Lanthier & Guests!

The Integrated Pest Management (IPM) workshop has two main goals, to see what is happening in our climate and how it impacts pest management and tree selection, as well as to specifically address rodent pest management.

Hot lunch is included for in-person attendees! 


January 25, 2023

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM


New Life Church

35270 Delair Rd, Abbotsford


Morning session: Climate change and impact on nursery production

8:30: Doors open for registration

8:45:  Introduction by Mario Lanthier

8:50:  Dr. Elizaveta Malinina

Climate change and its influence on the 2021 BC floods

9:20:  Dr. Andrew Hirons

Using sap flow to evaluate waterlogging tolerance in temperate trees. (Virtual)

10:00:  Break & Networking

10:30:  Mario Lanthier

Extreme weather and impact on pest problems

11:15:  Edward Nichol

Metro Vancouver Tree Species Selection Database

11:45:  Table discussion / online breakout groups 

12:00 to 1:00   Lunch Break (Hot meal is provided for in-person attendees) 


Afternoon session: Rodents and management

12:00 to 1:00   Lunch Break (Hot meal is provided for in-person attendees) 

1:00:   Emily Carmichael

Got rodents? Understanding the new rules for second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides

1:45:  Shaun Dhaliwal

Understanding rodenticide label statements.

2:15:   Break

2:45:  Sofi Hindmarch

Non-chemical rodent control on farmland 

3:10:  Wrap-up

Thank you to IPM Workshop Sponsor TerraLink!

Event Dates

  • IPM Workshop
     January 25, 2023
     8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Event Location

35270 Delair Road
British Columbia
V3G 2E2