Bed Bug Basics
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:30:00 AM EDT - 1:00:00 PM EDT
Want to learn ways to reduce your risk of bed bug transmission? Please join us for a bed bug education session on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM ET. We will provide you with tips to prevent, identify and control bed bugs During this webinar, Kimberly Tomczak will discuss common bed bug myths, the characteristics of bed bugs and techniques to identify bed bugs. Dr. Fredericks with the National Pest Management Association will discuss what to expect when hiring a pest management professional. He will touch upon the methods of treatment and how to prepare for control. Jennifer Wren with the Georgia Department of Agriculture will discuss state responsibilities, when to consult with your state pesticide regulatory agency, regulatory responsibilities and inspections. Space is limited to the first 1,000 to attend. You may join this webinar via the Adobe Connect link provided below: http://epawebconferencing.acms.com/bedbugbasics/
Kimberly Tomczak currently serves as a Life Scientist with the Environmental Protection Agency in the Southeast Regional office located in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Tomczak works as the Bed Bug Contact for EPA Region 4. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Nebraska.
Brittany Campbell, PhD is an Entomologist for the National Pest Management Association. She graduated from the University of Florida with her PhD in Urban Entomology. She is a bed bug expert and has spent the last 7 years studying bed bugs at the University of Florida and Virginia Tech.
Jennifer Wren, MPH serves as the Enforcement Manager for the Plant Industry Division at the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Ms. Wren coordinates the enforcement of rules and regulations related to pesticide use in Georgia. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, and a Master of Public Health in Environmental Health Science from the University of Georgia.
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