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Pesticide Applicator Training – Invasive Pests

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Pesticide Applicator Recertification Training Webinar – Invasive Pests (Categories 3A & 6B)

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Invasive species threaten our agriculture, landscapes, natural resources, and even our health. This webinar will cover the identification, life cycles, ecologies, and management of select invasive plants and insects.

Speakers:

Tuesday, October 26th, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Gary Fish, State Horticulturist, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

Karla Boyd, Policy and Regulations Specialist, Maine Board of Pesticides Control

Wednesday, October 27th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Karen Coluzzi, Entomologist and State Survey Coordinator, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

Angela Mech, Assistant Professor of Forest Entomology, University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology

Attending both two-hour sessions earns four recertification credits.

To earn recertification credit, attendees must pass a quiz after the webinar with an 80% or better.

Preregistration is required. A Zoom link and passcode will be sent to the participant after registration.

Note: If registering multiple people, please register one participant, click “Enroll”, then use the “Continue Shopping” option in your cart to add additional participants.

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Program Description

UMaine Extension and the Maine Board of Pesticides Control are pleased to offer a free Invasive Pest (Categories 3A and 6B) webinar Tuesday, October 26th and Wednesday, October 27th.

Invasive species threaten our agriculture, landscapes, natural resources, and even our health. This webinar will cover the identification, life cycles, ecologies, and management of select invasive plants and insects.

Speakers:

Tuesday, October 26th, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Gary Fish, State Horticulturist, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

Karla Boyd, Policy and Regulations Specialist, Maine Board of Pesticides Control

Wednesday, October 27th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Karen Coluzzi, Entomologist and State Survey Coordinator, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

Angela Mech, Assistant Professor of Forest Entomology, University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology

This webinar is intended for commercial pesticide applicators certified in Category 3A: Outdoor Ornamentals and Category 6B: General Vegetation Management. However, all applicators in need of credit are encouraged to attend and registration is open to everyone.

Attending both two-hour sessions earns four recertification credits.

Preregistration is required. Participants will be sent a Zoom link and passcode after registering.

To earn recertification credit, attendees must pass a quiz after the webinar with an 80% or better.

For questions about credits or certification, contact the BPC at 207.287.2731 or pesticides@maine.gov

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to participate, contact Kerry Bernard at 207.581.3884, 800.287.0279 (in Maine), or kerry.bernard@maine.edu. Receiving requests for accommodations at least 10 days before the program provides a reasonable amount of time to meet the request. However, all requests will be considered. 

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Program Details

Certification Credits

4 pesticide (2 per day)

Date

10/26/2020, 10/27/2020

Time

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Contact Name

Kerry Bernard

Contact Email

kerry.bernard@maine.edu

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