Upcoming IPM Free Webinars - Moquitos Mangement; Bird Pests. May 2018

Pesticide Resistance Testing to Improve Mosquito Management

Tue, May 1, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Mosquito comic

Learn more about how pesticide resistance testing can assist your local health department or mosquito control district make mosquito management decisions and improve abatement success. Dr. Janet McAllister, Research Entomologist, CDC Division of Vector-Borne Diseases will discuss the etiology of mosquito pesticide resistance, what pesticide resistance means to your mosquito abatement program, and ways to test for pesticide resistance mosquitoes. Mr. Kenneth R. McPherson, US EPA Region 6 will briefly present EPA's endorsement of pesticide resistance testing as a critical component to the decision making process for any targeted or wide scale mosquito abatement effort. Your participation will assist you to identify pathways to help establish a pesticide resistance program.

Managing Urban Bird Pests: Canada Geese and Pigeons

Tue, May 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

An informative webinar on the integrated approaches to managing Canada geese and nuisance pigeons. Dr. Paul Curtis, coordinator of the Wildlife Damage Management Program, at Cornell University Cooperative Extension will describe environmental issues, habits and habitats associated with geese, in urban and suburban areas, as well as, a multitude of integrated solutions to control them. Mr. Michael Beran will discuss the health and safety issues associated with pigeons along with habitat preferences, habitat modification and integrated bird management measures you could take to reduce pigeon roosting in and around your buildings. Your participation in this webinar will provide you with the information needed to address these nuisance birds and the health risks they pose around your schools, buildings and parks.

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Source: U.S. EPA