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Upcoming Integrated Pest Management Webinars

Planned Webinars

2017 - 2018 IPM Webinar Schedule

Date Webinar Topic Registration
November 14, 2017  Cockroach Allergens, Baits and the Sweet Science of Glucose-Aversion
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Join us for an engaging, science-based webinar on cockroaches featuring North Carolina State University’s Dr. Coby Schal, a leading authority on cockroaches. Learn the science behind the allergens cockroaches produce, explore the pathogens cockroaches carry, and review the important role cockroaches play in childhood asthma. We’ll discuss the importance of cockroach identification as a key step in an Integrated Pest Management program. Delve into the practical aspects of cockroach aversion to certain sugars and insecticide resistance as they relate to your pest management program. Your participation will bring you up-to-date on the latest cockroach research and control strategies for schools and homes.

December 12, 2017 Bed Bug Management on Tribal Lands
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Bed bugs - those insects that creep into your bedroom to steal blood meals. From Minnesota and Maine to New Mexico and Florida, learn about the bed bug issues and control challenges tribal leaders face. This webinar will showcase information on the current technologies to aid tribal communities in combating this unwanted pest. Presenters will describe the steps you can take to prevent and deal with infestations. While designed for tribes, everyone is welcome to join this webinar to learn more about controlling bed bugs in their unique locations and facilities.

January 23, 2018 It Takes an Integrated Pest Management Village: IPM for a Healthier Home and Community
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Join us for an engaging and informative webinar on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for a healthier home and community featuring Dion Lerman of Penn State University and Dr. Thomas Green of the IPM Institute of North America. Learn the basics of IPM and gain an understanding of the many benefits this smart, sensible, and sustainable approach to pest control provides. Presenters will discuss the key steps for developing an IPM-based plan to combat pests in and around your residence. Your participation will empower you with the information needed to realize the benefits IPM can bring to your home and community.

February 13, 2018  Why You Should Kiss and Tell About This: Kissing Bugs and Chagas Disease
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Join us to learn about the Triatominae - commonly known as kissing, conenose, or assassin bugs - that transmit the parasite that causes Chagas disease in humans. These bugs feed on blood during the night and are called kissing bugs because they prefer to bite humans around the mouth or eyes. Loyola University’s Dr. Patricia Dorn and University of Arizona Department of Medicine’s Dr. Stephen Klotz will describe kissing bugs, Chagas disease, their importance in the U.S., and the steps you can take to prevent being bitten. Your participation will bring you up-to-date on the latest research and strategies to protect yourself from kissing bugs and Chagas disease.

March 6, 2018 Managing Mosquitoes Around the Home Registration Coming
March 20, 2018 Integrated Mosquito Management in an Urban Environment Registration Coming
April 10, 2018 Pesticide Resistance Testing to Improve Mosquito Management Registration Coming
April 24, 2018  Using GIS to Improve Integrated Mosquito Management  Registration Coming
May 15, 2018  Managing Canada Geese and Pigeons Registration Coming