The Penn State University College of Agricultural Sciences and The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture will offer a day long greenhouse biological pest control workshop in the University Park greenhouse facility.
If you are are interested in participating in a poison prevention event, contact your local poison control center by calling the nationwide toll-free number, 800-222-1222, and asking to speak with a poison prevention educator. If you are interested in hosting a poison prevention event, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has a National Poison Prevention Week Planner.
The 2015 Watershed Congress will offer an empowering keynote, information packed breakout sessions, one-on-one poster discussions and more.
The second installment of the All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series. Learn how to make the biology of fire ants work for you not against you. This webinar presented by Dr. Lawrence "Fudd" Graham from Auburn University will discuss fire ant baits and other control methods. It will also provide the latest information on the Pseudacteon phorid flies, natural enemies of fire ants.
Looking for a resource to help you protect indoor air quality (IAQ) and occupant health during energy efficiency upgrades in your school or district? EPA has a new resource to help.
All over the nation, birds of all shapes and sizes attempt to make schools their favorite hangout. Their arrival can lead to sanitation issues, added facility deterioration, distracted students and health problems. They can cause headaches for everyone from teachers to facility managers. This presentation discusses the challenges that avian pests present and some tried-and-true ways to deter them from your school buildings and grounds.
If you visit people in their homes, or have clients visit your office, you have probably encountered bed bugs! Learn why not to panic at the thought – or sight – of bed bugs: how to help your clients; what is effective; what’s not; how to protect yourself, and more. Gain strategies, protocols and confidence in dealing with an increasing problem!
Mark Van Horn, Director, UC Davis Student Farm
This webinar will help you discover effective strategies for responding quickly to moisture problems and learn about proper mold remediation and clean-up practices in schools.
This free webinar is one in a series of EPA presentations to help school districts adopt a proactive approach to pest control by offering information on Integrated Pest Management.
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Bed bugs continue to show up in schools across the nation. Their arrival can cause headaches for everyone from the administration to the nurse and facility manager. This presentation discusses the challenges bed bugs present and your important role in protecting the students and staff. Space is limited.
This webinar will explore the most compelling and motivational evidence for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) management in schools, highlight the value of creating a green and healthy school, and demonstrate return on investment and other results school districts are achieving, such as increased cost savings and improved student performance. Identify IAQ issues unique to schools. Prepare participants to take action to implement IAQ management plans that address health, academic performance and facility efficiency.
This food safety management certification course provides the National Restaurant Association (NRA) food safety curriculum for food service establishments.
IPM professionals who need to earn continuing education credit can now do so without traveling. Funded by the Southern IPM Center, a new web-based school IPM curriculum has been developed by Texas A&M AgriLife specialists. Courses are designed for school IPM coordinators, pest management professionals and animal control/code enforcement officers.
Plan to join more than 3,200 researchers, professors, graduate and undergraduate students, extension service personnel, administrators, research technicians, consultants, and others from around the globe for four days of science, networking and fun. This is the most important annual conference anywhere in the world for the science of entomology.
Effective biological control of insects, mites, and diseases is now both practical and economic. The Advanced Topics in BioControls School is designed to expand your toolbox and grow your expertise in implementing these technologies.
The Northeastern IPM Center has invited four speakers from the USDA Agricultural Research Service, the Natural Resources Defense Council, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and the US Environmental Protection Agency to provide an update on current issues surrounding pollinator health. Panelists will share facts about pollinators and pollinator decline, and give some thought to the role that the integrated pest management community, as well as scientific experts, public officials, and citizens, should take to address it.
Please join us and help celebrate Pennsylvania’s tremendous advances in the field of Early Childhood Education. The ECE Summit provides an opportunity for over 1,000 professionals and parents across the early learning and school-age spectrum — child care, Head Start, Early Intervention, Pre-K Counts, and school district — an opportunity to dialogue and learn while building a stronger early learning community.
Why do we have fewer honeybees these days? What caused the decline? What can we do to help? These questions and more will be answered in this webinar presented by Dr. John Skinner, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of Tennessee. Moderated by Sallie Lee, Regional Extension Agent, Alabama Cooperative Extension System.