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Pesticide Applicator Training – Ticks and Mosquitoes 2019

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Pesticide Applicator Recertification Training – Ticks and Mosquitoes – 7E and 8(A&B): Biting Fly & Other Arthropod Vectors and Public Health 

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 | Noon – 4:45 pm
Black Bear Inn, 4 Godfrey Drive, Orono, ME, 04473

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | 7:30 am – 12:15 pm
Seasons Event and Conference Center, 155 Riverside Street, Portland, ME, 04103

This half-day tick and mosquito program is geared toward commercial pesticide applicators certified in Categories 7E, 8A, or 8B. Four recertification credits will be offered. There are two opportunities to attend:

November 12th, 2019 – Orono
November 13th, 2019 – Portland

Registration by October 30th: $30
Registration after October 30th: $40

Light refreshments will be served.

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Program Description

This tick and mosquito program is geared toward commercial pesticide applicators certified in Categories 7E (Biting Fly & Other Arthropod Vectors), 8A (Public Health – Biting Fly), and 8B (Public Health – Other). There are two opportunities to attend: Nov. 12, 2019 at the Black Bear Inn in Orono from noon to 4:45 pm or Nov. 13, 2019 at Seasons Event and Conference Center in Portland from 7:30 am to 12:15 pm. Each offers four recertification credits.

Seating is limited, please register by October 30th. The registration fee on or before Oct. 30th is $30. The nonrefundable registration fee after Oct. 30th is $40.  Only cash or check can be accepted at the door. Light refreshments will be served.

Tentative Agendas:

ORONO (Nov. 12)
12:00 pm – 12:30 pm: Check-in/Registration
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Ticks in Maine, Chuck Lubelczyk, Vector Ecologist, Maine Medical Center Research Institute
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm: Break/Refreshments
2:45 pm 
– 3:45 pm: Mosquito & Tick Applications: Options, Timing, Limitations, Reality, Ted St. Amand, ACE, President/Owner, Superior Pest Service, Inc.
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm: Mosquitoes in Maine: What are We Dealing With? Kathy Murray, Integrated Pest Management Entomologist, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
4:15 pm – 4:45 pm: BPC Update, John Pietroski, Manager of Pesticide Programs, BPC
4:45 pm: Credit Forms/Adjourn

PORTLAND (Nov. 13)
7:30 am 
– 8:00 am: Check-in/Registration
8:00 am
 – 10:00 am: Ticks in Maine, Chuck Lubelczyk, Vector Ecologist, Maine Medical Center Research Institute
10:00 am 
– 10:15 am: Break/Refreshments
10:15 am 
– 11:15 am: Mosquito & Tick Applications: Options, Timing, Limitations, Reality, Ted St. Amand, ACE, President/Owner, Superior Pest Service, Inc.
11:15 am 
– 11:45 am: Mosquitoes in Maine: What are We Dealing With? Kathy Murray, Integrated Pest Management Entomologist, Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
11:45 am 
– 12:15 pm: BPC Update, John Pietroski, Manager of Pesticide Programs, BPC
12:15 pm: Credit Forms/Adjourn

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

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please 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: Sarah E. Harebo, 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

Date

11/12/2019 (Orono), 11/13/2019 (Portland)

Time

Noon – 4:45 pm (Orono), 7:30 am – 12:15 pm (Portland)

Location

Black Bear Inn, 4 Godfrey Drive, Orono, ME, 04473, Seasons Event and Conference Center, 155 Riverside Street, Portland, ME, 04103

Contact Name

Kerry Bernard

Contact Email

kerry.bernard@maine.edu

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