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Best Practices for Urban Pyrethroid and Fipronil Applications by Pest Control Professionals

The University of California Cooperative Extension and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation are offering a two-day webinar for licensed structural pest management professionals in California to learn about:

- issues surrounding pyrethroid and fipronil pesticide use for structural pests
- California's laws and regulations on structural application of pyrethroids and fipronil
- integrated pest management
- water quality concerns and DPR's environmental monitoring for urban pesticides

The webinar will be held over two days. Both days will include lectures covering laws, regulations, pesticide calibration, reporting, and IPM, and an ending quiz each person must pass by 70%. You must attend both days in order to receive credit. Each participant will be sent a unique Zoom link and must connect using their own device in order to earn CEUs.

All license types are strongly encouraged to attend.


Who: Licensed structural pest management professionals
Cost: $15 Register Now! Registration is Closed     
Date: March 2 and 3, 2021
Time: 8:00am-10:00am
Where: online webinar (Zoom)

DPR CEUs: 4 - 1 Law & Regulations, 3 Other
SPCB CEUs: 4 - 1 Rules & Regulations, 1 Technical (Branch 2 or 3), 1 IPM, 1 General

Deadline to register is February 28 at midnight. No refunds will be given after this date.



Tuesday March 2, 2021

7:50-8:00 AM Login to Zoom
8:00-8:10 AM
Welcome and webinar details
8:10-9:00 AM

Ecological impacts of runoff and impact of monitoring on regulations

Aniela Burant & Mike Ensminger, Department of Pesticide Regulation
9:00-9:50 AM

Critical uses for and alternatives to pyrethroid insecticide applications around structures

Karey Windbiel-Rojas, UC Statewide IPM Program

9:50-10:00 AM Quiz - for DPR and SPCB hours

Wednesday March 3, 2021

7:50-8:00 AM Login to Zoom
8:00-8:10 AM
Welcome and questions from yesterday
8:10-9:00 AM

Regulatory response to monitoring data - Using CA Code of Regulations and product labels to inform applications

Carlos Gutierrez, Department of Pesticide Regulation

9:00-9:50 AM

Calibrating application equipment

Loren Oki, UC Davis

9:50-10:00 AM Quiz - for DPR and SPCB hours


For questions about this workshop, contact Jared Sisneroz at (559) 707-5081 or jasisneroz@ucdavis.edu.