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2023 CFPC Weed Tour 

If you still wish to register, you can mail in your registration.
Dates:   Wednesday June 21 and Thursday June 22, 2023


Registration: Now available! Regular Registration ends June 4th!!
  • Register early to secure correct t-shirt size and food preference.
  • To register by mail, please fill out this form and send to:
    • SPI Attention Steve Kafka​
      11710 Commerce Road

      Sutter Creek, CA 95685
                                                 - T-Shirt included in registration. You can select your size during
                                                                the checkout process
. (*T-shirt design may change)
                                                              - Registration will still be accepted after June 4th for an
                                                                additional fee, though
 t-shirt size and food preference cannot
                                                                be guaranteed.

Location and Host Hotel: 

We will be based out of the Blue Lake Casino and Hotel

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel
777 Casino Way
Blue Lake, CA 95525


Summer Rate $176.71 per night 

  • Reservations need to be made by phone: 707-668-9770

  • Rate and reservation cut off date is May 19, 2023 - Mention "California Forest Pest Council"  for the Group Rate when making your reservation.

Agenda Topics:

June 20 - Pre- Tour Events: Fishing Derby!!
  • 4 boats for a total of 48 slots available - half-day rock fishing trips

    • 24 people in the morning - starting at 6AM

    • 24 people in the afternoon - starting at 12PM

  •  Cost $60/person to cover guide tip and fishing prizes - payable to Beau Miller

  •  Pre-tour social fish fry at Camp Bauer, everyone welcome - 5 pm.

    • Camp Bauer address: Korbel, CA  -

    • Google Maps:  Camp Bauer, Korbel CA

    • From Hwy 299 Blue Lake Exit, follow Blue Lake Boulevard (East) through the roundabout, continuing straight.  Continue past the Blue Lake School, the 76 Gas Station and the rural housing, stay on this main route approximately 3-4 miles. You will pass the North Fork Lumber Company (previously the Simpson Timber mill) complex on the left and curve right over the concrete North Fork Mad River bridge. Stay straight after the bridge (with more housing on both sides of the road.  Just as you start up the hill and just pass the houses on your left, ON YOUR LEFT you will see the entrance to Camp Bauer. If you start up the hill, curving to your right you have gone too far!!

    • ***Absolutely NO Dogs are allowed in Camp Bauer; You will be turned away at the gate***

Day 1: Dinner and Tour
  • Tour route runs through the Blue Lake, Korbel, Crannell areas (Cal Trans/Green Diamond); Hosted Dinner at Camp Bauer.  

  • On the day of the event, Sign-in starts at 6; coffee and food available at 6:30; buses leave promptly at 7am.

  • Breakfast items will be available at 6 am

Day 2: Tour 
  • Tour runs south from the Arcata Marsh, through Scotia to Dyerville Road (Park/HRC). 


Agenda Details:
  • Cal Trans invasive species project with mechanical and cultural controls

  • Site Prep ** Pre and Post Planting

    • Velpar-Esplanade (Redwood crop) Trials

    • Garlon-Transline-Oust (3 yr data with measurements)

    • Multi-year treatments

  • Invasive species applications (roadside and regeneration units)

    • Gly vs Imazapyr (Fall and Spring comparisons)

    • Papas Grass – Scotch Broom

  • Saw-n-Spray for larger sprouting brush to stay within label of 2# Imazapyr

  • Hack Trials – Bay, Eucalyptus w/ multiple products

  • Foliar Trials: Blueblossom-Manzanita-Berries; Fall and Spring comparisons

  • Law and Regs Updates – State DPR Representative

  • Contractor Application Inspection Procedures – County Agg Representative


New Sponsorship System


The Weed Tour Committee at the California Forest Pest Council is excited to inform you about our new sponsorship system. 

Sponsorships helps us pay for the buses, food, drinks – everything we need to keep the Weed Tour running every year. You have been a long-time sponsor and we want to thank you for your continued support. More than just thanking you, we want to show you what your support means to us through this new system. We created this to advertise your business and support of the Weed Tour to attendees in a meaningful and lasting way. With this new system you’ll be able to know exactly what you are getting for your donation.

We have donation levels that offer different benefits:

Gold Sponsor - $1000

  • Logo printed on t-shirt

  • Name on all Weed Tour related communication

  • Access to our attendee contact information, if approved

  • Recognition during a stop and at dinner

  • Opportunity to add print-outs to folders

  • Time to speak at supplier update

Silver Sponsor - $750

  • Logo printed on t-shirt

  • Name on all Weed Tour related communication

  • Recognition during dinner

  • Time to speak at supplier update

Bronze Sponsor - $500

  • Name on t-shirt

  • Recognition during dinner

  • Time to speak at supplier update

While we encourage you to become a gold, silver, or bronze sponsor, we are happy to accept donations of any amount. 

Donations can be made at the time of ticket purchase, mail in check to CFPC, or separately through the link on our website.

We thank you in advance for your consideration and hope to see you at this year’s Weed Tour!

Approved Continuing Education Credits: 

* Must attend both days to receive CE credits

CA, OR and IS CEU's are being applied for: estimating 12 hours of CE's.

Any questions, contact:
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