5th Annual Entomologist/Biologist Workshop

The 5th Annual Entomologist/Biologist Workshop is scheduled for April 17th, 2019 at Collier Mosquito Control District, located at 600 North Road, Naples, FL 34104. There is a limiting capacity for this meeting of 50 people, register now!  FDACS will provide Four (4) Public Health CEU's for this event!

This round table workshop is an opportunity for discussing important scientific topics related to mosquito control, biology and entomology within the State of Florida.  Hours of the workshop are from 9:00 AM—3:00 PM EST. 
Lunch will be provided by the FMCA and refreshments will be provided by Collier MCD.  A tour of Collier Mosquito Control District will commence directly after the workshop if you are interested. 

Everyone one must register. The cost is $20 per person. There are only 50 seats available for non-speakers, so please register quickly. FDACS will provide Four (4) Public Health CEU's for this event!

***INSTRUCTORS: You must register to be included in the head count, and receive a badge.  There is no charge, but please register ASAP*** 

For more information you can contact:
Michael T. Riles, B.S., Entomologist
Beach Mosquito Control District
Office:  850-233-5030 ext. 106
Cell:  850-258-4759
Email:  michael.riles@comcast.net



Residentially Associated La Crosse Encephalitis Cases Suggest the Need for Environmental Assessments and Mosquito Control
    Dr. Brian Byrd, Associate Professor Environmental Health Science, Mosquito & Vector Borne Infectious Disease Laboratory Western Carolina University 
Water Quality in Storm Drains Treated with Natular XRT 
    Dr. Larry Hribar, Director of Research, Florida Keys MCD 
You Want to Fish Where the Fish Are – Risk Mapping to Help in Optimal Placement of Chicken Sentinels for Arbovirus Surveillance 
    Dr. Thomas Unnasch, Department Chair & Distinguished USF Health Professor Environmental & Occupational Health, University of South Florida College of Public Health 
Identification of Aedes taeniorhynchus Breeding Habitat Using Unmanned Aerial Systems
    Dr. Keria Lucas, Research Director, Collier MCD 
FDACS 2019 Update 
    Marah Clark, Environmental Administrator, Entomology and Pest Control Section, FDACS 
Host Use Patterns of Uranotaenia sapphirina in Florida 
    Dr. Lary Reeves, Research Assistant Scientist, UF/FMEL
Real-time PCR Detection and Operational Response to West Nile Virus Positive Mosquito Pools at Sarasota County Mosquito Management
    Chip Hancock, Biologist, Sarasota County Mosquito Management
Evaluation of Insecticide Resistance in Aedes taeniorhynchus Using Dibrom and the CDC Bottle Bioassay Method in Manatee County, Florida   
    Katie Williams, Senior Research Biologist, Manatee County MCD
Development of a Sterile Insect Technique Program for Aedes aegypti Control in Lee County, FL.   
    Rachael Morreale, Applied Science & Technologies Manager, Lee County MCD
Overview of a Private Industry Mosquito Control Program Using Best Management Practices   
    Dan Killingsworth, Owner/Field Operations Manager, Environmental Security
Aedes japonicus: An Update.   
    Michael Riles, Entomologist/Arbovirus Surveillance Team Leader, Beach MCD
Where the Wild Data Are: Tips for Taming Your District’s Historical Records   
    Dr. Rebecca Hening, Entomologist, Collier MCD
Tour of the Collier MCD (Optional)

4/17/2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
This event is full.

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