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Integrated Pest Management for Collections;
is now on sale
This collection of papers and posters presented at the ICON conference A Pest Odyssey – The Next Generation is evidence that integrated pest management (IPM) has been adopted globally as the accepted strategy within the cultural heritage sector to mitigate the risk posed to our unique collections by damaging pests. In 2021, after an unprecedented period of change in our work practices in response to restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, a greater emphasis was placed on collaboration, remote monitoring and, of course, silverfish.
The updatedEnglish Heritage IPM Poster is now available!
English Heritage has released the third incarnation of its brilliant Insect Pest Poster- It can be downloaded and ordered from the link below
Welcome to Pest Odyssey UK
The Pest Odyssey Network:
This group has been set up to allow all those interested in the Integrated Pest Management field to collaborate, share and disseminate professional knowledge and expertise in order to prevent pest damage to cultural and scientific collections.
We have set up this website to allow all those interested in the field of Integrated Pest Management to collaborate, share and disseminate professional knowledge and experience in order to prevent pest damage to cultural and scientific collections
We advocate the use of IPM as an essential cost effective and sustainable tool to serve the Cultural Heritage Industry creating collaborative networks which will allow us to share useful information about IPM across the heritage sector
The Pest Odyssey UK group is a none profit group which is open to all and is made up of anyone with an interest in protecting our collections from pest damage.
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