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Early Bird Deadline February 1
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On February 24-26, hundreds of pest management professionals will climb Capitol Hill in Washington, DC to meet with their members of Congress – providing opportunities to promote the pest management industry and advocate for issues important to us. When we receive your registration, we will contact your U.S. Senators to request an appointment between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26. We ask you to set up an appointment directly with your House member.  Remember, the sooner you register, the more likely you are to see your elected officials. 


Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=542343&issueID=63086 to view the full article online.

 

Submit your speaker recommendations by Friday, February 8.


NPMA is seeking your assistance to help identify the most innovative and exciting speakers for PestWorld 2019. This year's event will be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California on October 15-18.

Please submit your speaker suggestions via email to speakers@pestworld.org. Feel free to provide multiple speaker names and topics. NPMA welcomes both technical and business-related sessions, click here for some suggestions. Thank you for your help and we will see you in San Diego!


Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=542344&issueID=63086 to view the full article online.

 
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Following an unusually warm start to winter, professionals are predicting an early termite season and the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) stands ready to shout about termites from the rooftop. PPMA, which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is asking for the industry to join in with their efforts to educate consumers on the importance of protecting against termites during Termite Awareness Week, March 10th-16th, 2019.

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NPMA Education and Events
 
   

Conference to be held April 9-10, 2019


PestWorld East is hosted by the National Pest Management Association along with Ecovar and under the patronage of Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center-Tadweer. This one of a kind conference is designed to address pest management challenges specific to the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, and India.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=542349&issueID=63086 to view the full article online.

 
Members Make Headlines
ChemTec Pest Control is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA) for the 6th year.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/pdf/ChemTec_Press_Release.pdf to view the full article online.

Enviro-Care Pest & Termite Control, is pleased to announce that they have acquired the pest control side of business from Mighty Bug Exterminators.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/pdf/Enviro-Care_Mighty_Bug_PR.pdf to view the full article online.

Gregory Pest Solutions is pleased to announce the merger of ARMS Pest Management Professionals a Charleston-based firm.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/articles/index.asp?aid=542355&issueID=63086 to view the full article online.

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Scientific American
Killing ticks and inoculating people has failed, so researchers try immunizing mice via vaccine-laced food.

Visit https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/vaccinating-mice-may-finally-slow-lyme-disease/ to view the full article online.

CBS DFW
Called the emerald ash borer, they are tiny beetles capable of killing thousands of trees in a single city. The emerald ash borer has already found its way to Fort Worth, and now other cities are preparing for the inevitable.

Visit https://dfw.cbslocal.com/2019/01/24/north-texans-brace-for-beetle-epidemic-that-could-destroy-trees/ to view the full article online.

USA Today
People are eating insects for fun, and we want to know why anyone would ever voluntarily put a bug in their mouth.

Visit https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/2019/01/23/crickets-scorpions-edible-insects-bugs-alternative-protein/2594180002/ to view the full article online.

The Guardian
It is like a scene from a horror film. As a car drives along a quiet road at night, hundreds of rats scuttle across the tarmac.

Visit https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jan/24/white-rats-italian-village to view the full article online.

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Fast Company
Falling back on expressions like, “Let’s think outside the box,” sends unintended messages about what kind of a boss you are.

Visit https://www.fastcompany.com/90292436/what-using-these-5-cliched-phrases-says-about-your-management-style to view the full article online.

LeadChange
At this time of year, we often find ourselves preparing for change – personal and business – based on our vision for the year ahead.

Visit https://leadchangegroup.com/how-clear-is-your-vision-for-2019/ to view the full article online.

Let’s Grow Leaders
Show us a group of team leaders who share the same role, and we guarantee that the ones with the best results have mastered the art of the team huddle.

Visit https://letsgrowleaders.com/2019/01/22/effective-team-huddle/ to view the full article online.

Chief Executive
Here are three strategic development traps that can cause your strategy (no matter how well intended) to fail.

Visit https://chiefexecutive.net/3-epic-strategic-failures-combat/ to view the full article online.

Forbes
What can you do to re-wire yourself to be better at change, to be more capable and comfortable in a world of continuous transformation? Here are five approaches we've found helpful

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/erikaandersen/2019/01/28/dont-get-left-behind-5-ways-to-be-better-at-change/#57003a04623e to view the full article online.

Trending Articles

Fox News

A tick-covered carpet python was almost unrecognizable last week after a snake catcher rescued it from a pool in Coolangatta, Australia.

Visit https://www.foxnews.com/science/snake-covered-in-500-ticks-suffering-from-anaemia-after-pests-sucked-all-the-blood-out-of-him to view the full article online.


News Channel 5 Nashville
It's squirrel mating season. Okay, that may not mean much to you on face, but it is important. That's because this is the time of year they will be trying to get into your home to find a warm place to nest.


Visit https://www.newschannel5.com/news/squirrels-rats-causing-problems-for-homes-as-they-look-for-ways-to-stay-warm to view the full article online.


Smithsonian
The DeepSqueak software translates the high-pitched communication into sonograms, which can be analyzed to determine what mice and rats are saying


Visit https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/scientists-use-ai-to-decode-ultrasonic-rodent-language-180971286/ to view the full article online.

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