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Ellen Gartside Slender False Brome Integrated Pest Management Program Ellen Gartside, Slender False Brome Coordinator
Slender False Brome -  Brachypodium sylvaticum
Slender False Brome (SFB) in Woodside
Threat of SFB ( Brachypodium sylvaticum) <ul><li>Takes over large areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Excludes native plants.  </li><...
Slender False Brome - Identification <ul><li>Identifying Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><li>Leaf flat, slightly < ½ inch w...
Slender False Brome in the Woodside Area
Slender False Brome Ten-Year Work Plan <ul><li>Goal: Eradicate Slender False Brome from District lands &  </li></ul><ul><l...
Slender False Brome on District Lands December 2007 + Saratoga Gap
Management Program for Private Properties Pre-treatment Survey. Property Owner applies treatment  or hires a professional....
Parcel Treatment Status: 2011 183 Acres Treated 87 Participants
Reimbursement Plan Reimbursement Rate: $350/Acre treated
Results After One Herbicide Treatments July 2010 July 2011
Results After Two Herbicide Treatments August 2009 September   2010
Treatment Success: Hand Removal March 2010 August 2011
Plants mistaken for slender false brome Sweet Grass Hierchloe occidentalis Wild Onion Allium spp. Woodland Brome Bromus la...
Slender False Brome Eradication Program Ellen Gartside Program Coordinator egartside @ openspace.org 650.691.1200
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Slender False Brome Integrated Pest Management Plan

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Slender False Brome Integrated Pest Management Plan

  1. 1. Ellen Gartside Slender False Brome Integrated Pest Management Program Ellen Gartside, Slender False Brome Coordinator
  2. 2. Slender False Brome - Brachypodium sylvaticum
  3. 3. Slender False Brome (SFB) in Woodside
  4. 4. Threat of SFB ( Brachypodium sylvaticum) <ul><li>Takes over large areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Excludes native plants. </li></ul><ul><li>Class A noxious weed. </li></ul>SFB in Oregon SFB in Woodside, CA
  5. 5. Slender False Brome - Identification <ul><li>Identifying Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><li>Leaf flat, slightly < ½ inch wide. </li></ul><ul><li>Even fringe of hairs along leaf edge. </li></ul><ul><li>Leaf sheath open. </li></ul><ul><li>Sheath and collar hairy. </li></ul><ul><li>Flowers/seeds attached directly to stem. </li></ul>Ligule
  6. 6. Slender False Brome in the Woodside Area
  7. 7. Slender False Brome Ten-Year Work Plan <ul><li>Goal: Eradicate Slender False Brome from District lands & </li></ul><ul><li>adjacent private properties. </li></ul><ul><li>Petition the State to reclassify SFB as a Class A noxious weed. </li></ul><ul><li>Treat & monitor District preserves. </li></ul><ul><li>Treat & monitor lands adjacent to District preserves. </li></ul><ul><li>Seek grant funding. </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated budget of $1.2M over ten years. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Slender False Brome on District Lands December 2007 + Saratoga Gap
  9. 9. Management Program for Private Properties Pre-treatment Survey. Property Owner applies treatment or hires a professional. Post-treatment Survey. MROSD issues reimbursement check.
  10. 10. Parcel Treatment Status: 2011 183 Acres Treated 87 Participants
  11. 11. Reimbursement Plan Reimbursement Rate: $350/Acre treated
  12. 12. Results After One Herbicide Treatments July 2010 July 2011
  13. 13. Results After Two Herbicide Treatments August 2009 September 2010
  14. 14. Treatment Success: Hand Removal March 2010 August 2011
  15. 15. Plants mistaken for slender false brome Sweet Grass Hierchloe occidentalis Wild Onion Allium spp. Woodland Brome Bromus laevipes Toni Corelli
  16. 16. Slender False Brome Eradication Program Ellen Gartside Program Coordinator egartside @ openspace.org 650.691.1200

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