Less than 1 week away! KPU Professional Pest Management Course – February 18-20 (Online)

Hello SPMABC members, Just one more reminder to let you know there is still time to sign up for the Professional Pest Management Module 1 training from KPU, which will be delivered online this year. For those of you needing extra credits towards recertification, this course will offer 5 overall credits. Please see our previousContinue reading “Less than 1 week away! KPU Professional Pest Management Course – February 18-20 (Online)”

Approved Credits for Upcoming CPMA Conference and NPMA Back In Action

Hello SPMABC Members, I know many of you have been eagerly await this update, so I am happy to finally confirm that the following sessions for the CPMA conference have been approved for recertification credits: Session Date Session Time Session Title Approved Credit February 22, 2021 9:40 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. PST How COVID-19 HasContinue reading “Approved Credits for Upcoming CPMA Conference and NPMA Back In Action”

KPU Professional Pest Management Course – February 18-20 (Online)

Hello SPMABC Members! KPU will once again be offering the Professional Pest Management Module 1 training this year from Feb. 18-20, however, this time, due to COVID-19, it will be delivered online. KPU Professional Pest Management | Module 1 The Professional Pest Management (PPM) course was designed for industry professionals and anyone interested in learningContinue reading “KPU Professional Pest Management Course – February 18-20 (Online)”

Web-Based CPMA Conference 2021

Hello All, Due to COVID-19, the CPMA will be hosting its annual conference virtually this year.  We have put together a great lineup of speakers and topics.  As always, there will be a Management Day and a Technician Day.  For Provinces where continuing education credits are permitted; we have submitted the sessions for approval.  TheContinue reading “Web-Based CPMA Conference 2021”

SPMABC Credits Available from PestWorld Conference (Oct 13-15)

Thanks to the diligent efforts of one of our members, we’re now able to confirm that we are able to offer credits towards recertification for our members. We were pending confirmation from the Ministry of Environment, as they were reviewing the schedule for the conference. For your reference, the following sessions are approved for credits:Continue reading “SPMABC Credits Available from PestWorld Conference (Oct 13-15)”

Welcome to our new website!

Hello SPMABC Members! Because our training sessions and ability to connect as a community have been put somewhat on hold by COVID-19, we wanted to find a way to better connect to our members and create a place to share information. We’ve continued to provide email updates to our members, but if your inbox looksContinue reading “Welcome to our new website!”

SPMABC COVID-19 Update- September 30 2020

Given the current pandemic situation, we just wanted to take a moment to provide a quick update to our members. I know many of you have expressed concerns about recertification credit opportunities, given we are unable to host in-person training sessions at this time. We are sensitive to the needs of our members, and areContinue reading “SPMABC COVID-19 Update- September 30 2020”

Ban on Use of Temprid in the City of Vancouver

We were notified yesterday regarding a ban on the use of Temprid in the City of Vancouver. After having spoken to the Ministry of Environment, we have confirmed that because the City of Vancouver has its own charter, it is in a unique position to be able to enact such a bylaw. Vancouver is theContinue reading “Ban on Use of Temprid in the City of Vancouver”

Western Hemlock Looper Moth Outbreak

Please be advised of an ongoing outbreak of Western Hemlock Looper moths that has recently been reported by various news outlets. The number of moths will start to drop towards the end of September, as their breeding cycle is cyclical, but in the interim, pest control customers will be reporting increased activity levels. More informationContinue reading “Western Hemlock Looper Moth Outbreak”

NPMA Training Webinar: Non-target Rodenticide Exposure and Wildlife

I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe in these uncertain times. We wanted to take the opportunity to share a training opportunity through the NPMA. Given the recent history in BC with the bans in North Vancouver and Saanich, it is important to have the opportunity to become more informed on this issue andContinue reading “NPMA Training Webinar: Non-target Rodenticide Exposure and Wildlife”

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