Pesticide Training & Consulting

NY Category  Credits/Units
                 5A           3.25
              5B           2.75
                  8             2.75  

NJ Category  Credits/Units
                 5              06                                        8A            05
                  8B            05

PA Category  Credits
                   PC               4          
                   09                4      
                   16                5         
                   18                9            
                   23                9               


CT will honor this class, and credits will be given.

Aquatic Plants & Insects

European Water Chestnut

Description, Biology, Impact, Control


 Description, Biology, Range, Look-Alikes, Control

Effects of Aquatic Pesticide Use

Direct Effects, Indirect Effects

Aquatic Plant ID

American Pondweed, Bladderwort, Coontail, Curlyleaf Pondweed, Sago Pondweed, Elodea, Eurasian Watermilfoil,    Variable-Leaf Milfoil, Slender Naiad, Southern Naiad, Spiny Naiad, Fanwort, Water Buttercup, Waterstargrass, Wild Celery

Floating Plants - Duckweed, White Water-Lily, Spatterdock

Emergent Plants - Arrowhead, Bulrush, Burreed, Cattails, Common Reed, Japanese Knotweed, Purple Loosestrife

Mosquitoes & Black Flies
Characteristics, Biology & Identification
- Asian Tiger Mosquito, Yellow Fever Mosquito,
Culex - Northern House Mosquito
Anopheles - North American Malaria Mosquito

Control and Larval Habitats Identification
Management Straegies - Larval Dipper Counts, Habitats -  Running water - Transient water
Woodland ponds - Fresh floodwateres - Tidal floodwaters
Permanent water
- Freshwater swamp - Polluted water - Containers, Sample Scoop, Adult Trapping
         Water Management - Larvicides, Adulticides, Biological - Personal                                            
Mosquito Borne Diseases
Malaria, Yellow Fever, Dengue, LaCrosse Encephalitis,
Eastern Equine Encephalitis, Western Equine Encephalitis, St. Louis Encephalitis,
Chikungunya Virus, Zika Virus, West Nile Disease, Heartworm