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IPM online class starts July 1

Northern States Conservation Center’s Online Museum classes program has several courses starting July 1, 2016 which still have room for students. One of these helps you write and implement your integrated pest management plan.

Come join our excellent instructors for this interesting and informative course!

MS210: Integrated Pest Management For Museums Libraries and Archives

July 1 to August 12, 2016

Instructor: Christina Cain

Location: http://museumclasses.org

Description:

The only thing worse than mice or cockroaches in your kitchen, is finding them in your museum collection. Participants in Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives learn low-toxicity methods of controlling infestations. IPM is the standard method for treating incoming items and monitoring holdings. Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives discusses how infestations occur, helps identify risks, provides feasible mitigation strategies, discusses the different techniques of treating infested materials, and helps you complete an IPM plan and monitoring schedule for your institution. The course covers pest identification, insects, rodent, birds, bats, other mammals and mold infestations, as well as other problems raised by participants.

For more information or to sign up:  http://www.collectioncare.org/integrated-pest-management-museums-libraries-and-archives-line-course

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