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Ants and Other Occasional Invaders
Presented by Karen Boniface, BASF

A review of the major species, their habits and ways to control and contain them.
A look at overwintering pests and an update on the spotted lantern fly.

Thursday, September 29, 2022
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Bug Off Career Training Center, 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032

Note: If you arrive late or leave early for the training portion of the event, you will not receive a certificate.
Persons without photo ID may not sign the roster or be issued a course certificate.

Cost: $45.00
Payment is final
Absolutely no registration at the door

NYS DEC Credits:
7A – 3.0, 3A – 3.0


Register for the 20th Edition of The New York Pest Expo Now!

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Assessment-Based Management (ABM):

Designing Non-Chemical Control Programs

Presented by Chris Phillips, ACE, AP&G/Catchmaster

Incorporating ABM into your pest management practices. The importance of assessment; designing the game plan; selecting the right tools; creating documentation. Scenarios for crawling insects, rodents, mosquitoes and flies in residences, food establishments and healthcare facilities.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Bug Off Career Training Center, 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032

Note: If you arrive late or leave early for the training portion of the event, you will not receive a certificate.  

Persons without photo ID may not sign the roster or be issued a course certificate.

Cost: $45.00

Payment is final

Absolutely no registration at the door

NYS DEC Credits: CORE – 1.50 (Good for ALL Categories)

7A – 1.50, 7F – 1.50, 8 – 1.50

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Rodent Technology Update

Featuring: John Phil, Bell Labs

This workshop offers a briefing on best management practices for baiting and trapping and introduces us to the latest advancements in monitoring and sensing technologies.

Thursday, April 21, 2022

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Bug Off Career Training Center, 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032

Note: If you arrive late or leave early for the training portion of the event, you will not receive a certificate.  

Persons without photo ID may not sign the roster or be issued a course certificate.

Cost: $45.00

Payment is final

Absolutely no registration at the door

NYS DEC Credits: CORE – 0.50 (Good for ALL categories)

7A – 2.50, 7F – 2.50, 8 – 2.50

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Termite Update

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

5:30pm to 10:00pm

The Bug Off Career Training Center

1085 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032

COST$55.00

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. 

Payment is final.

Under no circumstances will registration be allowed at the door. 

CREDITS: 7C – 3.50

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Termites – Need to Know

Thursday, May 26, 2022

5:30pm to 9:30pm

The Bug Off Career Training Center

1085 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032

COST:    $55.00

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. 

Payment is final.

Under no circumstances will registration be allowed at the door. 

CREDITS: 7C – 3.0

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Adding Mosquito Control Services

Presented by Jeffrey O’Neill, Zoecon

More and more PMPs are seeking to add mosquito services to their portfolios. Learn how you can find success offering these services.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Bug Off Career Training Center, 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032

Cost: $45.00

Payment is final

Absolutely no registration at the door

NYS DEC Credits: 3.0 EACH for:

7A, 3A, 8

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The Pest Management Career Training Course

Required training for those wishing to become licensed in New York.
This course consists of classroom lectures, homework assignments and  exams.  

A minimum grade of 70 and attendance at all sessions is required for passing.  

Students who pass will receive a certificate which will allow them to take the state exams.  

TOPICS COVERED ARE: LABEL INTERPRETATION, SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, PEST IDENTIFICATION AND BIOLOGY, PESTICIDE TYPES AND USES, EQUIPMENT, APPLICATION TECHNIQUES, IPM, LAWS AND REGULATIONS.

DATES:             February 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, March 8, 9 10, 15, 16, 2022

TIME:                6:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

LOCATION:      Bug Off’s Career Training Center 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave (164-165 Sts.), New York, NY 10032

COST:               Entire course, including manuals: $600.00

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Payment is final. Under no circumstances will registration be allowed at the door.

Click here for more information


Assessment-Based Management (ABM):

Designing Non-Chemical Control Programs

Presented by Chris Phillips, ACE, AP&G/Catchmaster

Incorporating ABM into your pest management practices. The importance of assessment; designing the game plan; selecting the right tools; creating documentation. Scenarios for crawling insects, rodents, mosquitoes and flies in residences, food establishments and healthcare facilities.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Bug Off Career Training Center, 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032

Note: If you arrive late or leave early for the training portion of the event, you will not receive a certificate.  

Persons without photo ID may not sign the roster or be issued a course certificate.

Cost: $45.00

Payment is final

Absolutely no registration at the door

NYS DEC Credits: CORE – 1.50 (Good for ALL Categories)

7A – 1.50, 7F – 1.50, 8 – 1.50

Click here for more information


Rodent Technology Update

Featuring: John Phil, Bell Labs

This workshop offers a briefing on best management practices for baiting and trapping and introduces us to the latest advancements in monitoring and sensing technologies.

Thursday, April 21, 2022

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Bug Off Career Training Center, 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032

Note: If you arrive late or leave early for the training portion of the event, you will not receive a certificate.  

Persons without photo ID may not sign the roster or be issued a course certificate.

Cost: $45.00

Payment is final

Absolutely no registration at the door

NYS DEC Credits: CORE – 0.50 (Good for ALL categories)

7A – 2.50, 7F – 2.50, 8 – 2.50

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Sniper Hospital Disinfectant. On EPA’s ‘N’ list for  disinfectants for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Anti-bacterial and fungicide. Mold & mildew cleaner. Deodorizer. Non-pesticidal allergen remover. Does not require rinsing. Sanitizes food surfaces in 60 seconds. Non-corrosive. Does not contain VOCs. Indoor use for both home and institutional settings.

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Birchmeier Bobby Duster. Oversized bellows allows for smooth flow of dust. Comes with 16′ extension and 5 variable nozzles. Transparent tank holds up to 1lb of dust

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B&G Mouse Station – Box/48. Sturdy, economical tamper-resistant mouse station. Holds more bait than similar-sized stations. Sold in cases of 48.

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An exceptionally designed and dependable 4-gallon backpack sprayer designed for the professional. Ergonomic, ambidextrous, pin-to-cone spray tip, brass handle and 18″ extension, padded straps for comfort.

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Terrific compressed-air duster for multiple uses.

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For even, controlled spread of granular insecticides, grass seed, fertilizer and ice melt. Bag can hold over 10 lbs of material. Fill bag, sling over shoulder, select size setting and spread  over a 6-foot swath evenly.

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Promos

Brigand Soft Bait 16 lbs @ $65.00. While supplies last

Monark Soft Bait 16lb @ $69.00. While supplies last

Polti Cimex Eradicator Steamer @ $990.00. While supplies last.

Zapp Bug Oven 2 @ $250.00. While supplies last.

Reconditioned Cryonite Lance with full warranty @ $1,950.00. While supplies last.

Upcoming Training

Overcoming Growing Rodent Populations

Featuring: John Phil, Bell Labs

Thursday, May 27, 2021

12:30 to 4:30 pm

Cost: $45.00

NYS DEC Credits: CORE – 1.0, 7A – 3.0, 7F – 3.0, 8 – 3.0

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The Pest Management Career Training Course

Required training for those wishing to become licensed in New York. Students who pass will receive a certificate which will allow them to take the state exams.  

DATES: June 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 2021

•     TIME6:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

•     COST: Entire course, including manuals: $600.00

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Payment is final.

Under no circumstances will registration be allowed at the door.

The Importance of Rodent Exclusion

The most important aspect of long-term rodent control. Best practices. Tool selection. Proper techniques.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Cost: $45.00

Payment is final

Absolutely no registration at the door

NYS DEC Credits: CORE – 1.0, 3 each for 7A, 7F, 8

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 Rodent Control – What’s New? (almost full)

An advanced training program on rodents and their control from a public health and economic loss perspective. Learn how to prepare a customized plan based on a thorough assessment. There will be a special emphasis on best management practices and latest innovations.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Bug Off Career Training Center, 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032

Note: If you arrive late or leave early for the training portion of the event,

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