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Don’t miss a live mosquito prevention webinar this Thursday!

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  Tune in to eXtension.org for a mosquito prevention and management webinar that addresses techniques that can be applied around your homes and communities.  The webinar will take place on Thursday, June 13 at 10 a.m. central time.  Visit this link for more information.  Or copy and paste this web address into your browser: https://learn.extension.org/events/1095 […]

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Here’s an easy way to submit cost data to AMCA!

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For those of you compiling cost data regarding the NPDES process, here is a very easy way to submit it to the AMCA.  South Atlantic Regional Director of AMCA Henry Lewandowski is continuing to urge us to all respond.  Click on http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PYKKX5K to input your data. “Again, your assistance is urgently requested.  The AMCA cannot help without the individual […]

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Help rescind the NPDES requirements of mosquito-control programs today!

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We have a new legislative update and request from Henry Lawandowski of the AMCA. The AMCA needs to hear from you on how much this permitting burden costs, and how it has caused programs to shrink in control efforts or stop doing control completely!  Please click on the link below and act now! AMCA Needs […]

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Take action now! Contact your U.S. representatives to let them know you support H.R. 935

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The following message was sent to us by the AMCA’s South Atlantic Regional Director Henry Lewandowski.  He states that the U.S. Congress is renewing efforts to rescind the NPDES/Clean Water Act requirements that apply to mosquito control.  He then encourages folks in mosquito and vector control to take action.  Here is his message:    “Dear […]

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Survey shows nearly all pest professionals have treated for bed bugs, most in residential settings

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It is Bed Bug Awareness Week this week, and the National Pest Management Association has released results from the 2013 Bugs Without Borders Survey conducted by the University of Kentucky.  Click HERE to read all the details.

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There is a special surprise….

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… for AVMS members!  Check your emails for an exciting and exclusive offer.

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New book will be published this spring

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Click on the title of this article to view clickable links Former AVMS member and Editor, Dr. Nathan Burkett-Cadena, has written and photographed what is sure to become the most utilized book in mosquito control programs across the region.  Mosquitoes of the Southeastern United States will be available for purchase this spring from the University […]

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AMCA offers smartphone app

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Going to the AMCA meeting?  Download this free app to your smart phone! http://www.mosquito.org/amca-annual-meeting-home2

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AVMS meeting approved for re-certification points towards pesticide license renewal

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The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries has approved our March 7-8 meeting at the Island House Hotel for re-certification points towards pesticide applicator license renewal.  Attendees will sign a sheet with their license numbers at the end of the meeting to earn 10 points in the following categories: Demonstration and Research Public Health Regulatory […]

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New Lyme-like tick-borne disease discovered

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http://www.patriotledger.com/news/x459332883/Yale-researchers-discover-new-tick-borne-illness

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