On Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, Bug Off Pest Control Center, in association with Bird Barrier, will present an introductory course on bird biology, habits and behavior. They will discuss the importance of bird control from public health and aesthetic perspectives. Attendees will learn how to choose the best control strategies emphasizing new technologies and approaches for total exclusion, ledge protection, open-area options and interior techniques. The program will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Bug Off’s Career Training Center, 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave., New York, NY 10032. New York recertification credits will be awarded.