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Subject: Workshop on pest species in Scottish museums

Workshop on pest species in Scottish museums

From: Keeley Wilson <kwilson<-a>
Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Presentation on pest species found in Scottish Museums, Archives and
    Historic Houses species and a practical insect identification
National Trust for Scotland
Hermiston Quay
Edinburgh EH11 4DF
September 12 2014

Leader:  Jeanne Robinson (Glasgow Life)

Costs: UKP 50, UKP35 student concession

Aimed at: Conservators with experience and an interest in Museum and
Historic House IPM, and will be particularly useful for those who
are actively involved in insect pest monitoring.  This workshop will
reinforce the Advanced Pest Training held last year in Glasgow.


    Insect species that are threatening our collections in Scotland
    Species which may come to us sooner than we think!
    Practical pest identification session
    Discussion on how to take forward sharing pest knowledge in

    Know which are the main groups and species of pest insects which
    are found in museums, historic houses and archives

    Identify the main beetle and moth pests and their larvae.
    Identify new pest species and recognise the potential risk

    Understand the need for recording and analysing data as part of
    an IPM programme: An introduction to an emerging recording data
    base: What Is Eating Your Collection (WEYC)

    Have awareness of some control options available in Scotland

What delegates should bring: Difficult Pest samples to identify,
relevant experiences or observations.  Also, please check out the
pest database currently under development at


To enquire about booking please contact Keeley Wilson
<kwilson<-a t->nts< . >org> Bookings will be taken from 1 May 2014

Keeley Wilson
HLF/Icon Intern
Preventive Conservator
National Trust for Scotland
Hermiston Quay
5 Cultins Road
Edinburgh EH11 4DF
+44 8444932549
+44 7717581406

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:42
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Received on Monday, 28 April, 2014

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