An adult female deer tick questing (reaching out with her front two pairs of legs to grab onto a passing host) from plant material.

Pesticide Applicator Training – Ticks and Mosquitoes

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Pesticide Applicator Recertification Training Webinar – Ticks and Mosquitoes (Category 7E)

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Ticks and mosquitoes bother everyone, and applications against these pests are more popular than ever. Make sure you know your target pests and manage them responsibly. Topics covered will include identification, biology, management, new research, and relevant pesticide regulations.

Speakers:

Tuesday, November 9th, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Griffin Dill, Integrated Pest Management Professional, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Hillary Peterson, Integrated Pest Management Entomologist, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

Wednesday, November 10th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Chuck Lubelczyk, Vector Ecologist, Maine Medical Center Research Institute

Allison Gardner, Assistant Professor of Arthropod Vector Biology, 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 tick and mosquito (Category 7E) webinar Tuesday, November 9th, and Wednesday, November 10th.

Ticks and mosquitoes bother everyone, and applications against these pests are more popular than ever. Make sure you know your target pests and manage them responsibly. Topics covered will include identification, biology, management, new research, and relevant pesticide regulations.

Speakers:

Tuesday, November 9th, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Griffin Dill, Integrated Pest Management Professional, University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Hillary Peterson, Integrated Pest Management Entomologist, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

Wednesday, November 10th, 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Chuck Lubelczyk, Vector Ecologist, Maine Medical Center Research Institute

Allison Gardner, Assistant Professor of Arthropod Vector Biology, University of Maine School of Biology and Ecology

This webinar is intended for commercial pesticide applicators certified in Category 7E. However, all applicators in need of credits 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

11/10/2020, 11/9/2020

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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