Secret Site Map
Saturday, October 25, 2014

Home News Bug Off Pest Control Center to Present Wildlife Seminar

Bug Off Pest Control Center to Present Wildlife Seminar

Industry Events

Noted wildlife management professional Alan Huot will present the “Call of the Wild” workshop April 12, in Manhattan.

| February 23, 2012

NEW YORK - As part of Bug Off Pest Control Center’s Great Events series, attendees of  “Call of the Wild” will spend an afternoon with Alan A. Huot, a Certified Wildlife Control Professional (CWCP) with over 30 years experience in wildlife control. He is a founding member of the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA), former Vice President of the Connecticut Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators Association, member of the National Animal Control Association and member of the National Pest Management Association. In 1998, Alan and his wife Carol founded Wildlife Control Supplies (WCS) to fill the equipment and educational needs of the growing professional wildlife control industry.

The meeting agenda will cover licensing requirements in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. Participants will learn how to trap, transport and dispose of the major animals: squirrels, raccoons, skunks, opossums, moles, bats, snakes and coyotes. There will also be a demonstration of the latest tools for trapping, handling and personal protection.

The Workshop will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2012, from noon to 4:00 pm at Saint Rose School Auditorium, 517 West 164th Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue, across from Bug Off’s Showroom in Manhattan.  Admission is $35. The deadline for registration is April 7, 2012.

For more information contact Andy Linares at 212-781-2304 or andy@bugoffpccenter.com.

 

Top news

ScottsMiracle-Gro Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Action Pest Control

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced that its subsidiary EG Systems, Inc., doing business as Scotts LawnService, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Evansville Ind., which ranked 56th on the 2014 PCT Top 100 list, with annual revenues of $11.6 million. The transaction, which is expected to close by January 2015, would mark Scotts’ first acquisition of a structural pest control business.

NPMA Pinnacle Award Presented to Tom Fortson

Fortson, longtime president of Terminix Service, Columbia, S.C., was announced as recipient of the NPMA Pinnacle Award, NPMA’s highest honor.

NPMA Looks to the Future During PestWorld Opening Ceremony

More than 3,000 industry professionals from 80-plus countries have traveled to Orlando, Fla., for PestWorld ’14. The Opening Ceremony, sponsored by Bayer, featured musical act Rhythm Extreme.

Convention Q&A: Billy Tesh

PCT Editor Jodi Dorsch sat down with the NPMA president to learn more about the association's new initiatives, rapid changes that are occuring and the future of NPMA — including its search for a new EVP.

Slideshow: PestWorld 2014

Photos taken by the PCT staff from the first few days of NPMA PestWorld 2014

x