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Pest Odyssey 2018 IPM meeting 4th July

Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Rd, Oxford, OX1 3PW

Coffee and welcome 10.00

Morning session from 11.00 – 13.00

11.00 – 11.20 Graham Holloway: (Reading University) - The BM Green Roof Project


11.25 – 11.45 Paul Butterick: (Safeguard) – Rodents, difficulties in control and impact on IPM.


11.50 – 12.10 Nikolaus Wilke (Thermolignum) - Lower temperature Thermolignum treatment experiments.


12.15 – 12.35 Jane Henderson and Christian Baars (Cardiff University) – Presenting IPM results to different audiences.


12.40 – 13.00 Rebecca Rees/ Sam Higgs (HRP) - Oligomerus activity

Lunch 1-2pm (not provided)

Afternoon Session 14.00-16.30pm


  • The new silverfish species
  • Thermolignum Video about painting treatment.
  • Pest identification with microscopes.
  • Bug Swap.
  • Zoe Simmons from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History
    • Bug pinning workshops. The pinning sessions will also have an IPM focus – how to preserve specimens on sticky traps, how to mount specimens found on traps etc.
  • Tours of NHM stores or Bodleian Library (there will be a need to book your time on arrival)

There will also be an opportunity to purchase a copy of the new publication 'Pests in Houses Great and Small' by David Pinniger and Dee Lauder at a discounted rate!

Please note- This timetable is preliminary and may be subject to change due to operational reasons.

Wherever possible we will keep to the programme and updates will be made on the website at regular intervals