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BASF Skill Development Seminars Featuring Jeff Tucker to be Held in California this Month

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This seminar is titled “Applying IPM Techniques to Conform to Endangered Species Injunction and the Looming Water Quality Issues.” They will be held in Vallejo, Pleasanton and Sacramento.

| September 10, 2010

BASF announced that the Jeff Tucker-led Skill Development Seminars will take place this month in Vallejo, Pleasanton and Sacramento. This seminar is titled “Applying IPM Techniques to Conform to Endangered Species Injunction and the Looming Water Quality Issues.”

The dates and times are as follows:

September 29, 2010
7:30 - 9:30 am
Courtyard by Marriott
1000 Fairgrounds Drive
Vallejo, CA 94589

September 29, 2010
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Pleasanton Marriott
11950 Dublin Canyon Road
Pleasanton, CA 94588

September 30, 2010
7:30 - 9:30 am
Radisson Sacramento
500 Leisure Lane
Sacramento, CA 95815

The seminars are free of charge, but space is limited. All attendees must register in advance at PestControl.basf.us or by calling 800-777-8570, ext. 4298.

Who should attend?
• Owners, managers and technicians who work in the endangered species habitat areas
• Those who want to know more about the injunction and how it will impact
the future of pest management in northern California
• Those with an interest in the direction of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and water quality issues, and how to cope with the changing business climate
What will be covered?
• The background of the Endangered Species injunction
• How to determine whether or not you are in a protected area
• Treatment protocols for working within the habitat boundaries
• The direction of water quality regulations and how they will impact pest management
Each attendee will leave with:
• A defined protocol for use in ESA areas
• A list of products which can be used within the protocol
• Two hours of CEUs (IPM Category)
• Samples of products which can be used in ESA areas

Continental breakfast or light snacks will be provided.

Registration starts 30 minutes prior to the meeting.

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