Sahara Mustard (Brassica tournefortii) in Southwestern North America: Current Status of Research and Management
August 30, 2005 - Holiday Inn Express, Lenwood CA (near Barstow)
9:00 Workshop Introduction
9:20 Plenary
9:45 Invasion history- Dr. Matt Brooks, USGS
· Where it came from, when it got here, patterns of spread, vectors of spread
· Comparison with other mustards
10:15 Basic Ecology- Dr. Jodie Holt, UC Riverside
· Annual with a seedbank, early phenology, germination characteristics, seedbank longevity, compared to other mustards
10:45 Potential Ecological Effects- Mr. Cameron Barrows, Center for Natural Lands Management and UC Riverside
· Competition with native plants
· Alteration of fire regimes
· Effects on wildlife
11:15 Control Strategies- Mr. Curt Deuser, National Park Service
· Current methods
· Potential new methods
o large scale
o small scale
o sensitive habitats
· Effectiveness monitoring of treatments
· Seedbank management
11:45 Lunch
1:15 Introduction to afternoon session
1:20 Summaries by State (15 minutes each)
· What is the history and status of Sahara mustard in your state?
· What are the major management concerns?
· How are people in the state dealing with it?
· How is it perceived to rank in comparison with the other invasives managed in the
state?
o California
o Nevada
o Arizona (excluding the Arizona strip)
o Utah (including the Arizona strip)
o NM
o Elsewhere?
2:35 Open Forum
· Opportunity for people from the audience to voice their opinions
· How should the management of Sahara mustard be accomplished? What should we
do that we are not doing? What should we not do that we are doing?

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Workshop Registrants

LAST NAME FIRST NAME TITLE ORGANIZATION
Adam Margaret Biological Technician Joshua Tree National Park
Allison Kim Rangeland Management Specialist Bureau of Land Management
Averill-Murray Roy Desert Tortoise Recovery Coordinator US Fish and Wildlife Service
Barrows Cameron Preserve Director Center for Conservation Biology
Bartz Everett Wildlife Biologist Bureau of Land Management
Bemis Carrie Resource Ecologist California State Parks
Blair Kathleen Refuge Ecologist USFWS- Bill Williams River NWR
Bloch David Vegetation Crew NPS - Joshua Tree National Park
Bowles Jennifer Environmental Reporter The Press-Enterprise
Brooks Matt Research Botanist U.S. Geological Survey
Busch Laura Natural Resources Specialist U.S. Marine Corps
Chavez Remijio Rangeland Management Specialist BLM- Barstow
Chumley Charlie Salesperson Helena Chemical Company
Collis Shannon Natural Resource Manager Edwards Air Force Base
Croft Brian Biologist FWS- Ventura
Deuser Curtis Supervisory Restoration Biologist National Park Service
Dice Jim Senior Resource Ecologist California State Parks - Colorado Desert District
Dimmitt Mark Director of Natural History Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Disbrow Adrienne Environmental Scientist California Department of Fish and Game
Dolan Peter Sr. LRAM Coordinator Fort Irwin, ITAM
Draper (Proctor) Julie Biologist USGS
Dremann Craig Co-owner and Research The Reveg Edge/Redwood City Seed Company
Dremann Susan Co-owner The Reveg Edge
Dreyfuss Erin Natural Resource Specialist Bureau of Land Management
Edwards Fred Botanist US Fish and Wildlife Service
Edwards Sheree Chief, Office of Roadside Maintenance California Department of Transportation
Ekhoff John Reserve Botanist DFG
Emming Jan General Manager Destination: Forever Ranch and Gardens
Evans Rhys Ecologist USMC 29 Palms
Fenner Patti Noxious Weed Program Manager Tonto National Forest
Foster Danielle Restoration Ecologist Saguaro National Park
Frey Jennifer Research Assistant Environmental Careers Organization
Funicelli Carianne Biologist Recon
Gayvert Stephanie Graduate Student University of Nevada Las Vegas
Giessow Jason SMSLRWMA & CAL-IPC
Gonzalez Carmela Environmental Protection Specialist MCLB Barstow
Green Jennifer Natural Resource Specialist Bureau of Land Management, Yuma Field Office
Green Tim Range Training Land Assessment Coordinator Yuma Proving Ground (DoD)
Groom Jeremy Biomonitor USFWS
Hamill John California Desert Coordinator DOI
Hamilton Matt RTLA Coordinator Integrated Training Area Management
Hanson Marilyn Coordinator of the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers Arizona Native Plant Society/ Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
Harper-Lore Bonnie Restoration Ecologist Federal Highway Administration
Hartman Steve Volunteer California Native Plant Society
Haskew Aimee Wildlife Biologist Havasu National Wildlife Refuge
Hendrickson Larry Environmental Services Intern California State Parks - Colorado Desert District
Hessing Mark NTC Botanist NTC & Fort Irwin
Hewitt Elizabeth Board Member Conservation District of Southern Nevada
Hisey Bill Field Operations Manager Orange County
Hoines Josh Research Assistant UNLV/Public Lands Institute
Huie Gretchen Technician CDSN
Hunt John Board Member CDSN
Ing Alissa Associate Resource Ecologist California State Parks
Jensen Larry Division Operations Manager Helena Chemical Company
Johnson Doug Executive Director California Invasive Plant Council
Joia Manuel N/CRM DoD, USMC, MCLB Barstow
Jones Christopher Extension Agent University of Arizona Gila County Cooperative Extension
Kearns Annie Hydrologist Mojave National Preserve
Kearns Ron Wildlife Biologist USFWS Kofa Refuge
Kramer Kate District Botanist Forest Service
Landgraf Catherine SCA Intern Joshua Tree National Park
Larios Eugenio Biotechnician Pinacate Biosphere Reserve
Lawhead David Environmental Coordinator California State Parks - Colorado Desert District
LeCaptain Leonard AZ & NM Refuges Exotic Plant Management Team Liaison U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Manee Alan Wildlife Biologist Caltrans - District 8
Marlow Ronald University of Nevada
Marquez Sandra Biologist - Desert Tortoise Recovery Office USFWS
Marsden Kim Associate Resource Ecologist California State Parks - Colorado Desert District
Massar Mark Wildlife Biologist BLM
McArthur Karl Desert Natural Resources Advisor UC Cooperative Extension
Modee Richard Agriculturist II Nevada Department of Agriculture
Moore Tonya Environmental Scientist Department of Fish and Game
Moser Laura Weed Botanist Coconino NF
Nakama Michael Landscape Specialist CalTrans
Nazarchyk Carrie Research Assistant UNLV/Public Lands Institute
Norman Tarl Supervisory Biological Science Technician National Park Service
Northam Francis Weed Biologist Northam Weed Science Consulting
Page Val Project Director Mojave WMA
Pennix Steve Biologist US Navy
Quayle Scott Wildlife Biologist USFWS Salton Sea / Coachella NWR
Racine Denyse Senior Environmental Scientist Department of Fish and Game
Rathke James Caltrans, Superintendent Roadsides Caltrans
Reinke Danny Senior Environmental Scientist DoD- Air Force
Renz Mark Extension Weed Specialist New Mexico State University
Roblek Kurt Biologist US Fish and Wildlife Service
Rothbard Heather
Sall April Preserve Manager The Wildlands Conservancy
Schoenig Steve Senior Scientist CA Dept. Food & Agriculture
Scofield Russell Restoration Coordinator BLM/DMG
Shomo Brian Staff Ecologist DoD
Steele Fred Landscape Specialist Caltrans
Sullivan Charles Natural Resource Specialist BLM
Tennant Tracy Botanist US Forest Service
Thomas Kathryn Ecologist U.S. Geological Survey
Torrence Ian Supervisory Exotic Plant Management Specialist National Park Service
Tracy Diane Restoration Ecologist BLM
Vamstad Michael Lead Biologist NPS - JOTR
Vaught Brandon Supervisor Tri - County Weed Control Project
Waggoner Bonnie Supervisory Biological Science Tech National Park Service
Walker L.D. Weed Coordinator BLM Arizona
Weigand James Ecologist Bureau of Land Management
Wertenberger Marcia Senior Program Manager AMEC Earth & Environmental
Wilson Robert Extension Educator UNR Cooperative Extension
Yeager Warrick BIO Tech Plants JTOR, NPS
Zuro Michelle Restoration Crew Supervisor National Park Service
SORTED BY
AGENCY
LAST NAME FIRST NAME TITLE ORGANIZATION
Wertenberger Marcia Senior Program Manager AMEC Earth & Environmental
Hanson Marilyn Coordinator of the Sonoran Desert Weedwackers Arizona Native Plant Society/ Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
Dimmitt Mark Director of Natural History Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Massar Mark Wildlife Biologist BLM
Allison Kim Rangeland Management Specialist Bureau of Land Management
Bartz Everett Wildlife Biologist Bureau of Land Management
Chavez Remijio Rangeland Management Specialist BLM- Barstow
Dreyfuss Erin Natural Resource Specialist Bureau of Land Management
Green Jennifer Natural Resource Specialist Bureau of Land Management, Yuma Field Office
Scofield Russell Restoration Coordinator BLM/DMG
Sullivan Charles Natural Resource Specialist BLM
Tracy Diane Restoration Ecologist BLM
Walker L.D. Weed Coordinator BLM Arizona
Weigand James Ecologist Bureau of Land Management
Schoenig Steve Senior Scientist CA Dept. Food & Agriculture
Disbrow Adrienne Environmental Scientist California Department of Fish and Game
Johnson Doug Executive Director California Invasive Plant Council
Hartman Steve Volunteer California Native Plant Society
Bemis Carrie Resource Ecologist California State Parks
Ing Alissa Associate Resource Ecologist California State Parks
Dice Jim Senior Resource Ecologist California State Parks - Colorado Desert District
Hendrickson Larry Environmental Services Intern California State Parks - Colorado Desert District
Lawhead David Environmental Coordinator California State Parks - Colorado Desert District
Marsden Kim Associate Resource Ecologist California State Parks - Colorado Desert District
Nakama Michael Landscape Specialist CalTrans
Edwards Sheree Chief Roadside Main. HQ CalTrans
Rathke James Caltrans, Superintendent Roadsides Caltrans
Steele Fred Landscape Specialist Caltrans
Manee Alan Wildlife Biologist Caltrans - District 8
Huie Gretchen Technician CDSN
Hunt John Board Member CDSN
Barrows Cameron Preserve Director Center for Conservation Biology
Moser Laura Weed Botanist Coconino NF
Hewitt Elizabeth Board Member Conservation District of Southern Nevada
Moore Tonya Environmental Scientist Department of Fish and Game
Racine Denyse Senior Environmental Scientist Department of Fish and Game
Emming Jan General Manager Destination: Forever Ranch and Gardens
Ekhoff John Reserve Botanist DFG
Shomo Brian Staff Ecologist DoD
Joia Manuel N/CRM DoD, USMC, MCLB Barstow
Reinke Danny Senior Environmental Scientist DoD- Air Force
Hamill John California Desert Coordinator DOI
Collis Shannon Natural Resource Manager Edwards Air Force Base
Frey Jennifer Research Assistant Environmental Careers Organization
Harper-Lore Bonnie Restoration Ecologist Federal Highway Administration
Kramer Kate District Botanist Forest Service
Dolan Peter Sr. LRAM Coordinator Fort Irwin, ITAM
Croft Brian Biologist FWS- Ventura
Haskew Aimee Wildlife Biologist Havasu National Wildlife Refuge
Chumley Charlie Salesperson Helena Chemical Company
Jensen Larry Division Operations Manager Helena Chemical Company
Hamilton Matt RTLA Coordinator Integrated Training Area Management
Adam Margaret Biological Technician Joshua Tree National Park
Landgraf Catherine SCA Intern Joshua Tree National Park
Yeager Warrick BIO Tech Plants JTOR, NPS
Gonzalez Carmela Environmental Protection Specialist MCLB Barstow
Kearns Annie Hydrologist Mojave National Preserve
Page Val Project Director Mojave WMA
Deuser Curtis Supervisory Restoration Biologist National Park Service
Norman Tarl Supervisory Biological Science Technician National Park Service
Torrence Ian Supervisory Exotic Plant Management Specialist National Park Service
Waggoner Bonnie Supervisory Biological Science Tech National Park Service
Zuro Michelle Restoration Crew Supervisor National Park Service
Modee Richard Agriculturist II Nevada Department of Agriculture
Renz Mark Extension Weed Specialist New Mexico State University
Northam Francis Weed Biologist Northam Weed Science Consulting
Bloch David Vegetation Crew NPS - Joshua Tree National Park
Vamstad Michael Lead Biologist NPS - JOTR
Hessing Mark NTC Botanist NTC & Fort Irwin
Hisey Bill Field Operations Manager Orange County
Larios Eugenio Biotechnician Pinacate Biosphere Reserve
Funicelli Carianne Biologist Recon
Foster Danielle Restoration Ecologist Saguaro National Park
Giessow Jason SMSLRWMA & CAL-IPC
Bowles Jennifer Environmental Reporter The Press-Enterprise
Dremann Susan Co-owner The Reveg Edge
Dremann Craig Co-owner and Research The Reveg Edge/Redwood City Seed Company
Sall April Preserve Manager The Wildlands Conservancy
Fenner Patti Noxious Weed Program Manager Tonto National Forest
Vaught Brandon Supervisor Tri - County Weed Control Project
LeCaptain Leonard AZ & NM Refuges Exotic Plant Management Team Liaison U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Brooks Matt Research Botanist U.S. Geological Survey
Thomas Kathryn Ecologist U.S. Geological Survey
Busch Laura Natural Resources Specialist U.S. Marine Corps
McArthur Karl Desert Natural Resources Advisor UC Cooperative Extension
Jones Christopher Extension Agent University of Arizona Gila County Cooperative Extension
Marlow Ronald University of Nevada
Gayvert Stephanie Graduate Student University of Nevada Las Vegas
Hoines Josh Research Assistant UNLV/Public Lands Institute
Nazarchyk Carrie Research Assistant UNLV/Public Lands Institute
Wilson Robert Extension Educator UNR Cooperative Extension
Averill-Murray Roy Desert Tortoise Recovery Coordinator US Fish and Wildlife Service
Edwards Fred Botanist US Fish and Wildlife Service
Roblek Kurt Biologist US Fish and Wildlife Service
Tennant Tracy Botanist US Forest Service
Pennix Steve Biologist US Navy
Groom Jeremy Biomonitor USFWS
Marquez Sandra Biologist - Desert Tortoise Recovery Office USFWS
Kearns Ron Wildlife Biologist USFWS Kofa Refuge
Quayle Scott Wildlife Biologist USFWS Salton Sea / Coachella NWR
Blair Kathleen Refuge Ecologist USFWS- Bill Williams River NWR
Draper (Proctor) Julie Biologist USGS
Evans Rhys Ecologist USMC 29 Palms
Green Tim Range Training Land Assessment Coordinator Yuma Proving Ground (DoD)
Rothbard Heather