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The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is working to educate consumers about the dangers and threats associated with rodents during Rodent Awareness Week, this October 20-26, 2019. A recent online research study conducted between January 2018 and July 2019 by Advanced Symbolics Inc. using a representative sample of 274,500 Americans revealed that rats are America’s biggest pest concern for health and home issues, and that rodents are spotted almost twice as often in bathrooms than in any other area in the home.


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Crawl space work poses special safety issues. The right equipment and PPE are critical. Proper lighting and eye protection are just a few precautions you should use. We offer LED lights, hinged knee pads, premium safety glasses and other tools to minimize risks when closing a crawl space.
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Join the Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) Council in their mission to support women in the industry by wearing PWIPM gear on Thursday, October 17th. If you don’t have something to wear from a past event or state PWIPM network, you can order PWIPM gear here: http://www.pwipm.org/get-involved/pwipm-gear


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NPMA has designed a new informational termite brochure that can effectively market the dangers of termites to your clients. This trifold brochure details what homeowners should look for regarding termites, damage caused by termites, and why every home should be protected by a pest control company. This brochure is fully customizable, allowing you to add your company logo and contact information on the back page. Click here to start your customized order.


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NPMA Education and Events

Join us at the 2019 Technology Summit, December 4-6 in Atlanta, Georgia. Showcasing a mix of business management sessions and interactive breakout groups featuring up-and-coming information and digital technologies for the pest management industry. The conference will feature technology thought leaders and provide a forum for attendees to learn from each other about their technology experiences as well as the current technologies used to enhance daily practices within their pest management businesses.


View the program and register today!


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Members Make Headlines
The Aust Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of their client, Desert Pacific Exterminators to ServiceMaster’s subsidiary, Terminix International.

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As the REST Initiative spreads across the nation, Colorado Pest Control Association joined the driving force that’s bringing comfort and relief for those who are orphaned, abused, and at-risk.

Visit http://www.cpcapestworld.org/news/a-little-rest-in-colorado/ to view the full article online.

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is hosting a 2-day class at USM in Portland, Oct 29-30th, on recognition, prevention and control of rats and mice.

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A radical solution may be at hand: the city plans to entice the creatures with bait before drowning them in a bucket of alcohol.

Visit https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/06/us/new-york-rats-alcohol-scli-intl/index.html to view the full article online.


NBC San Diego

Local scientists warn San Diegans should get out their mosquito repellent.

Visit https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/New-Breeds-of-Mosquitoes-Descend-on-San-Diego-559315331.html to view the full article online.


Penn Live

A new study estimates that as many as 95 percent of the stink bugs that did not find indoor shelter were killed in January's subzero temperatures.

Visit https://www.pennlive.com/life/2019/09/stink-bug-home-invasion-frenzy-on-the-horizon-across-pennsylvania.html to view the full article online.


The New York Times

The Antarctic midge spends more than half its life frozen. A better understanding of how it does so could have implications for human health.

Visit https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/09/science/antarctica-insects-midge-cold.html to view the full article online.

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