Bed Bugs in Schools – EPA Webinar, December 15

EPA’s Center of Expertise for School Integrated Pest Management (IPM) will host a webinar, “Bed Bugs in Schools,” on December 15 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., Eastern Time.

  • This webinar will detail the challenges bed bugs present for schools and review control and management tactics. It will illustrate a working bed bug plan in action and discuss everyone’s role in recognizing and stopping infestations. The webinar will feature:
  • Stephen Kells, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Extension Entomologist, University of Minnesota
  • Marcia Anderson, Ph.D., Environmental Protection Specialist,  EPA Center of Expertise for School IPM
  • Steven Morlino, Executive Director of Facilities, Paterson (New Jersey) Public Schools

Register for the webinar: epawebconferencing.acms.com/sipm_bedbugs/event/registration.html.  

This webinar is one in a series of EPA presentations offering information on IPM to help school districts adopt a proactive approach to pest control. The presentations are geared specifically to the school community: facility managers, buildings and grounds managers, staff, nurses, administrators, and IPM coordinators. Our IPM webinar series has already reached more than 1,300 school districts, representing more than 14 million students across the country. IPM is a smart, sensible, and sustainable approach to managing pests that takes action to address the underlying causes that enable pests to thrive.

  • Stop School Pests and iPestManager – School IPM Educational Programs – January 26, 2016
  • IPM for Turf on School Grounds – March 15, 2016

Find information about upcoming and past School IPM webinars: www2.epa.gov/managing-pests-schools/webinars-about-integrated-pest-management-schools

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