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Webinars: Tick and Mosquito Education Days

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:10 pm

When: June 8 & 15, 2021 – 10:00 am to 12:10 pm    Where: Live via GoToWebinar

Click here for the full agenda and registration options.

This virtual two-day series will call upon experts to provide information about the seasonality, biology, and diseases these organisms vector, as well as how to manage these pests and steps you can take to protect yourself.
Recommended for landscape and turf professionals, arborists, tree wardens, urban foresters, foresters, land managers, and any professionals or individuals working outside as well as public health officials and property owners in Massachusetts.

TICK TOPICS – June 8
Tick Management in the Landscape – Larry Dapsis, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension
The Outreach Hiker’s Guide to Tick-ology: Personal tick bite prevention and more! – Blake Dinius, Plymouth County Extension

MOSQUITO TOPICS – June 15
Mosquitoes in Massachusetts, Arboviruses, & Protecting Yourself – Dr. Jennifer Forman Orth, MA Dept. of Agricultural Resources
Dealing With the Asian Tiger Mosquito: Incorporating an Invasive Species into an Existing Mosquito Control Program – Priscilla Matton, Superintendent, Bristol County Mosquito Control Project 

Credits
Pesticide credits: 2 pesticide contact hours per day approved for categories 29, 35, 36, 37, 48 and Applicators (core) license. In addition, 2 category 46 and 47 pesticide contact hours approved for June 15: Mosquito Topics. These credits are valid for all New England states for equivalent categories.

Association credits: 1 education & 2 safety MCLP credits; 1 education & 2 safety MCA credits; 1 MCH credit; and 2 (cat 2) SAF credits available for each day. ISA credit requested.

Cost
$55/per person per day, $50 per person per day when registering 3 or more from the same company (10% reduction).

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
10:00 am - 12:10 pm
Website:
https://ag.umass.edu/landscape/events/tick-mosquito-education-days

Venue

Online webinar
United States

Organizer

UMass Landscape, Nursery & Urban Forestry Program
Phone:
413-545-0895
Email:
eweeks@umext.umass.edu
Website:
http://extension.umass.edu/landscape/