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Course on pest management

From: Jackie Zak <jzak>
Date: Friday, May 24, 1996
A course on Pest Management and Control for Museums will be held at
West Dean College, West Sussex, UK, 18-25 October 1996. The deadline
for application to this course has been extended until July 15,
1996.

Organized by the Conservation Unit of the Museums and Galleries
Commission and the Getty Conservation Institute, it is designed for
conservators, collection managers and other museum personnel
responsible for overseeing or advising on insect pest management
policies and activities, including pest eradication within their
institutions.  Theory and practical sessions will address insect
identification, integrated pest management, and eradication methods
(with an emphasis on non-toxic methods: high and low temperatures
and reduced oxygen environments).

For further information and an application form contact: Peter
Winsor, The Conservation Unit, Museums & Galleries Commission, UK
[telephone +44 (0)171 233 4000, fax +44 (0)171 233 3686, email:
el17 [at] dial__pipex__com], or Valerie Dorge, GCI, USA [tel. +1 310 822
2299, fax +1 310 821 9409, e-mail: vdorge [at] getty__edu].

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