Posts Tagged ‘Mosquito Management’

 

Improving your expertise as a mosquito-control specialist. Overcoming common myths and fallacies about mosquitoes. Understanding the threat and predicting future outbreaks.

Thursday, September 26, 2019
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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Our Next Workshop

Mosquitoes – What You Need to Know

Featuring: Dr. Stanton Cope, AP&G Catchmaster

Improving your expertise as a mosquito-control specialist. Overcoming common myths and fallacies about mosquitoes. Understanding the threat and predicting future outbreaks.

Thursday, September 26, 2019
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

The 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: $35.00

No registration at the door

Payment is final

 

NYS DEC Credits: 8 – 3.0

Click here for more information and to register online

 

 

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200gm. Water-soluble granules dissolve easily in water. Contains the non-repellent active ingredient dinotefuran. Controls crawling and flying insects including ants, bed bugs, stored product pests, fleas and flies. OK to use in food areas.

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The Pest Management Career Training Course 

* Required training for those wishing to become licensed in New York.

* Apprenticeship training for new employees.

For new students, 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. 

 

DATES:             September 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 2019 (more…)

Mosquitoes: Best Management Practices

Description

 Mosquitoes belong to the insect order Diptera (flies)
 Over 170 species in the U.S. with three important genera: Culex, Anopheles, and Aedes  Undergo complete metamorphosis: egg, larva, pupa, adult
 Require water for eggs, larval, and pupal development
 Only females take blood meals from their hosts, but both will feed on sugar from nectar

 Adults typically live for up to 14 days, but females can over-winter as adults

Mosquitoes may transmit diseases such as:

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