Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives On-line Course

Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives On-line Course

$499.00
SKU: ms210
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Description:

The only thing worse than mice or cockroaches in your kitchen, is finding them in your museum collection. Participants in Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives learn low-toxicity methods of controlling infestations. IPM is the standard method for treating incoming items and monitoring holdings. Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives discusses how infestations occur, helps identify risks, provides feasible mitigation strategies, discusses the different techniques of treating infested materials, and helps you complete an IPM plan and monitoring schedule for your institution. The course covers pest identification, insects, rodent, birds, bats, other mammals and mold infestations, as well as other problems raised by participants.

Course Outline:

1. IPM Introduction

2. Pest Risks / Environmental Causes

3. Monitoring

4. Mitigation Strategies

5. Treatment Strategies

5. Regular review

6. Staff Support

7. Conclusion

Textbook: Pest Management in Museums, Archives and Historic Houses by David Pinninger. 
Optional: Combatting Pests of Cultural Property by Tom Strang and Rika Kigawa

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Description:

The only thing worse than mice or cockroaches in your kitchen, is finding them in your museum collection. Participants in Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives learn low-toxicity methods of controlling infestations. IPM is the standard method for treating incoming items and monitoring holdings. Integrated Pest Management for Museums, Libraries and Archives discusses how infestations occur, helps identify risks, provides feasible mitigation strategies, discusses the different techniques of treating infested materials, and helps you complete an IPM plan and monitoring schedule for your institution. The course covers pest identification, insects, rodent, birds, bats, other mammals and mold infestations, as well as other problems raised by participants.

Course Outline:

1. IPM Introduction

2. Pest Risks / Environmental Causes

3. Monitoring

4. Mitigation Strategies

5. Treatment Strategies

5. Regular review

6. Staff Support

7. Conclusion


Textbook: Pest Management in Museums, Archives and Historic Houses by David Pinninger. 
Optional: Combatting Pests of Cultural Property by Tom Strang and Rika Kigawa