Youth Education is a vital part of the Community IPM’s efforts to teach younger generations about insects and the major role they play in the environment. This page serves as a hub for educational resources for your child or classroom.
- Webinar on mosquito control Monday July 22, 2016Drs. Grayson Brown (top) and Nicky Gallagher are featuredspeakers at next week's Webinar.Just a short post today about a webinar on mosquito control for PMPs on Monday, July 25. It's sponsored by PCT magazine and will be held at 1 pm CDT (that's Texas time). Free signup is available here. Speakers are Drs. Nicky Gallagher with […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- West Nile virus risk high in north Texas July 14, 2016Residual insecticides applied via backpack mist blowersprayer can provide 3-4 weeks of mosquito control duringtimes of peak mosquito activity.July and August are typically the months of highest risk from west Nile virus, and true to form the past few weeks Dallas and Tarrant counties have seen a major increase in not only mosquitoes themselves, but […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- New Zika Resources for the Public July 14, 2016Hiring a professional is one way that the publiccan help reduce mosquito biting risk around the home.I was asked a few weeks ago if the collective "we" (meaning the whole state of Texas) were going to be ready for Zika. My answer was a cautious, "I think so". If we're not, it at least it won't […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- Webinar on mosquito control Monday July 22, 2016