Category Archives: Residential Pest Management

SPN: Online IPM Resources to assist IPM Professionals with their Programs

In 2014, a number of collaborating institutions led by Dawn Gouge, University of Arizona and Janet Hurley, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension received two separate grants from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide online resources on integrated pest management (IPM) … Continue reading

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Mosquitos and Ticks and Bed bugs, Oh My! Oct. 27 9 a.m. Eastern

Three scientists will present on the topic of insects that feed on humans—and in two of the three cases, carry serious diseases. The presentations on mosquitoes, ticks, and bed bugs will be given during a special session at the annual … Continue reading

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Register for Oct. 18 webinar on Managing Bats Effectively in Your School District

On Tuesday, Oct. 18, EPA’s Center of Expertise for School IPM will offer a webinar titled Pest Control Should Not Drive You Batty: How to Manage Bats Effectively in Your School District. Bats are one of nature’s best insect predators, … Continue reading

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CDC announces Zika virus response planning for schools

CDC: Zika Virus Response Planning – Interim Guidance for School Administrators http://www.cdc.gov/zika/schools.html The CDC has developed interim guidance for kindergarten through grade 12 (K–12) district and school administrators for public health actions pertaining to Zika virus infection. This guidance is … Continue reading

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Global Bed Bug Summit 2016 set for Indianapolis

REGISTER NOW for Global Bed Bug Summit 2016! Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2016 Registration. Room Rates and Group Code To reserve your room for the Summit, please call 1-866-704-6162. Rates are $162 per night Don’t forget to mention group … Continue reading

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Research reveals the hows and whys of bed bug control

From IMP in the South by Rosemary Hallberg In StopPests IPM in Multifamily Housing Blog Since the U.S. bed bug  resurgence of the 1990’s, entomologists have been researching these elusive pests to better understand their behavior and improve control techniques. Despite … Continue reading

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Bookmarks available for school IPM educators

The http://ischoolpestmanager.org/index.html website is live and open for business.  To help all you school IPM educators out we created bookmarks for you to handout at meetings. If you would like some of these bookmarks to distribute, please respond with a FedEx address … Continue reading

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Topics at this year’s National Conference of Urban Entomology

Posted in IPM in the South by Rosemary Hallberg Mike Merchant of Insects in the City gives the rundown of discussion topics during the National Conference of Urban Entomology, held in Albuquerque, New Mexico last week. We have included only the bullet … Continue reading

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Identification Guide to Common Spiders in Nebraska published on web

This guide (EC 1590), featuring high quality color photos, is designed to assist with identification of common spiders that live in Nebraska as well as two common spider-like arthropods—harvestmen and windscorpions. But the information in this publication is also broadly … Continue reading

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Online pest risk school IPM tool helps schools locate pest problems

From IPM in the South by Rosemary Hallberg  A new online pest risk evaluation tool will help school integrated pest management (IPM) coordinators around the country assess what pest problems exist in their school and where they are. The tool is … Continue reading

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