Date(s) - 10/11/2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Supports work towards Accreditation standards: 2.4, 2.5, 2.6
Trainer: Jane Thompson-Webb, Conservator, Birmingham Museums Trust
We’re please to be able to offer this popular and informative course again as part of the 2015-16 calendar. The day will cover the basics of pest identification and prevention, information on the damage they cause and how to assess a pest problem.
There will also be a chance to take a look at “What’s Eating Your Collection?”, the pest tracking initiative from BMAG.
- be able to identify the main insect pests
- understand the life cycles of pests and what they eat
- identify environmental factors which encourage pests
- understand the need for monitoring and how trap results are used
- know the correct course of action to take when pests are found
- gain knowledge on how to develop an IPM programme in their own organisation
Morning refreshments will be available but please make your own arrangements for lunch.
Follow up this course with Integrated Pest Management Level 2 on 2nd March 2016.
Please note: Due to the limited number of places available on this course, for the time being we are only able to confirm one place per museum. If you would like to request a second place, please do fill in the booking form and leave a note in the “comments” box, and we will be in touch if additional places are available closer to the date. This course is very popular and fills up quickly, so book your place early to avoid missing out. Once the course is full we will keep a waiting list for places – please contact Liz Elmore to be added to the waiting list.
This event is fully booked.