Thursday, August 25, 2011

4th Annual Pest Academy

Come join us for a great learning experience at the City of New Orleans and the Greater New Orleans Pest Control Association's 4th Annual Pest Control Academy. The Academy will be held in New Orleans on October 11, 12, and 13, 2011. The Academy will feature interactive and hands-on programs regarding a variety of pest insects, rodents and the methods used to manage them. Send your registration information soon in order to ensure your space in the class.

Our featured speakers will be Dr. Phil Koehler of the University of Florida and he will discuss bedbugs, cockroaches, and other urban pests. Janet A. Hurley from Texas AgriLife Research and Extension in Dallas will discuss Integrated Pest Management in schools and child care facilities. Mike Herring from Centers for Disease Control will discuss rodent biology. We will also cover a variety of topics which includes Africanized honey bees, ants, fly biology and management, mosquito control, and much more. Local pest management professionals will walk you through a commercial kitchen, discuss integrated pest management of fast food establishments, and much more.

Our class size is limited to 30 people because of the interactive, hands-on activities. Attached you will find the Academy brochure and registration form. For more information about the Academy, feel free to contact me at the numbers below.

For more information, please contact:

Claudia Riegel, Ph.D., Director, New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board


Cynthia Krohn, Assistant to the Director, New Orleans Mosquito, Rodent & Termite Control

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