The California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) is a non-profit, membership-based organization working to serve as the leader in the evolution of the pest management industry. CAPCA represents more than 75% of the California EPA licensed pest control advisers (PCAs) that provide pest management consultation for the production of food, fiber and ornamental industries. CAPCA is dedicated to the professional development and enhancement of our member's education and stewardship, which includes legislative, regulatory, continuing education and public outreach activities.
NEW WORKSHOP: Gopher IPM Workshop registration now open!
DPR School and Child Care IPM Team is excited to announce two dates for our **NEW** Gopher IPM Workshops in Hanford and Irvine!
These half-day workshops are a great networking opportunity for district employees who are responsible for the maintenance of athletic fields, facilities, and grounds to learn gopher IPM concepts!
Trainers will provide an in-depth review of IPM principles with hands-on demonstrations and tours of gopher problems around school buildings and grounds.
In this issue, we take you inside Clark Pest Control's traveling Bug Zoo, which visits trade shows, home-and-garden events,and now schools as part of its community outreach efforts. Fred Speer, Clark's "zookeeper," shares how it works as well as the benefits to the company.
Our Federal Update provides news on Zika funding, the EPA Certification & Training final rule and NPMA's support of regulatory reform legislation. Our insurance column zeroes in on driver safety — and what do when an accident does occur. Lastly, our State Capitol Report provides a look toward the 2017-2018 Legislative Session.
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