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WSU Entomology Extension Structural Pest IPM

Pest Management Professional Hands-On Workshops

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September 21, 2017    8:00 am to 3:00 pm     6 WSDA credits
Puyallup | WSU Puyallup Allmendinger Center

Bed Bug Bootcamp – Jeff White and Danny White, BedBug Central
Learn the latest on bed bug biology, their behavior, and treatment protocols (including the technical aspects of the NO PREP protocol) from experts at BedBug Central.


February 1, 2018     6:00 pm to 9:00 pm      3 WSDA credits
Puyallup | WSU Puyallup Allmendinger Center
Insects:  Local and Exotic- Dr. Chris Looney, WSDA and Corey Chantry, All Seasons Pest Control

What is this?  As a PMP you encounter all sorts of insects, some local and others exotic.  Learn about the local Washington insects you may see and manage, as well as the exotic insects you don’t want to become established in Washington.


March 15, 2018     6:00 pm to 9:00 pm      3 WSDA credits
Puyallup | WSU Puyallup Allmendinger Center
Rodents:  Rodent Surveillance and Rodenticides – Michael Lee, Vancouver Rat Project and Dan Schlegel, Bell Laboratories, Inc.
Commensal rodents are a serious pest and public health problem.  Hear the latest from Michael Lee at the Vancouver Rat Project about rodents and potential risks to human health, as well as work on establishing a rodent surveillance program.  Rodenticides are a commonly used tool in rodent management, but do you know how the rodenticides actually work?  Dan Schlegel, Bell Laboratories, will discuss rodenticide modes of action and use for best results.

Pre-License Review for PCO General and PCO Structural

November 28-30, 2017
Puyallup | WSU Puyallup Allmendinger Center
Pre-License Review Course for PCO General and PCO Structural

A pesticide applicator review course specifically for the PCO General and PCO Structural categories.  If you are seeking a PCO General or PCO Structural license register for the class on November 28. To obtain a WSDA pesticide applicator license, you will also need to pass the Laws and Safety exam.  If you want to review material for the Laws and Safety exam, also register for the class on November 29.  Weed management will be reviewed on the morning of November 30, and WSDA testing will be offered that afternoon.


March 21-22, 2018
Puyallup | WSU Puyallup Allmendinger Center
Pre-License Review Course for PCO General and PCO Structural

This course will be specifically for PCO General and PCO Structural categories including Laws and Safety.  The WSDA exam session will take place the afternoon of March 22, 2018.


***More Pesticide Applicator recertification courses are available at pep.wsu.edu***