Category Archives: AVMS Meetings

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AVMS meeting approved by three states for CEU points toward pesticide licenses

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Executive Board member Kelly Stevens has worked hard to secure approval for our meeting agenda with three different states, and now it is official.  By attending our meeting in full, you will receive: Ten points for Public Health, Household Pest Control, and Demo&Research to apply toward re-certification in Alabama Six points each for Public Health, […]

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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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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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Remarks from Dr. Fudd Graham, 2011-2012 AVMS President

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Hello to all the members of the Alabama Vector Management Society. I have been a bit behind since our meeting in Orange Beach and will take credit for our newsletter being a bit late this quarter. The first thing I want to do is thank Steve McDaniel, Jeff and Rachael Beck, Mark Tow, Drew Lockhart, […]

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22nd Annual Meeting Well-Attended Despite Weather

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Power outages, intense lightening and thunder couldn’t put a damper on the speakers or limit the exchange of useful vector biology information at the 22nd annual meeting of the Alabama Vector Management Society held March 8th and 9th Orange Beach, Alabama. Book-ended by bad storms, 110 members still managed to attend. Topics covered by the […]

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Honorary Member

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Dr. Gary Mullen, Professor of Entomology Emeritus, became an honorary member of AVMS at the 22nd annual meeting in this month. We thank him for his support of our Society from its earliest days.  

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