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27 June 2019

VIDEO: General licences for bird control; update and next steps

An update on the current (June 2019) bird general licence situation in England.

This webinar will have the most current advice for pest controllers who lethally control pest bird species. During the webinar, we looked at the benefits of this method of pest management alongside the justification and mitigation measures that should be considered before we opt for lethal control.

All information presented was correct at the time of publication (June 2019).

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13 June 2019

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Defra release three new general licences for bird control

Three new general licences for the killing or taking of wild birds in England will be issued at 00:01 on Friday 14 June, says Defra.  The recent call for evidence demonstrated a rang

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06 June 2019

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Bee removal and Glis glis added to Find a pest controller tool

The ever-popular BPCA Find a pest controller tool now includes options for ethical bee removal and Glis glis treatments. BPCA member companies that offer bee removal (rather

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04 June 2019

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BPCA marks World Pest Day 2019 with message to local authorities

Today is World Pest Day and to celebrate we’re launching a targeted campaign to local authorities. We’re urging councils across the UK to put pest management firmly on their radar,

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09 August 2019

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VIDEO: A practical approach to wasp management

Practical wasp management is hazardous work, which is why pest technicians can always benefit from refreshing their knowledge and improving their competency around the control of wasp nests.

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02 August 2019

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HSE releases annual fatality statistics

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19. Alongside these figures are the statistics for people known to have died

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31 July 2019

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Abstract submissions sought for ICUP 2020

The organising committee of the next International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP) are welcoming abstract submissions from those working, or researching, within the field of urban pest management.

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