Pest Odyssey 2018 IPM meeting 4th July

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

12.50- 13.00 Dave Pinniger - Silverfish Update

Lunch 1-2pm (not provided)

Afternoon Session 14.00-16.30pm

  • 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
  • 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!