Tag: Michigan

Join PWIPM for holiday painting party

November 8, 2017 By
Calling all women in pest management: On Dec. 8, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., support Toys 4 Tots with a holiday painting party taking place in Lansing, Mich. The event is sponsored by the Michigan Chapter of Professional Women... Read more»
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MPMA hosts fishing tournament

August 28, 2017 By
The Michigan Pest Management Association (MPMA) held a charity charter fishing tournament on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Five boats with approximately 25 pest management professionals went out on Lake Michigan early Saturday morning. “This nice break from the busy pest... Read more»
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Australian Huntsman found in Michigan toddler’s room

July 13, 2017 By
A Michigan mother had a scary start to the summer when she found one of the worlds largest spiders resting in her son’s room in June. Jillian Duke walked into her son’s room and found what she thought was a ball... Read more»
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Michigan Pest Management Association celebrates successful ACE Workshop

March 6, 2017 By
On Feb. 22, the Michigan Pest Management Association (MPMA) sponsored its first Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) Workshop, in conjunction with its annual winter meeting in Battle Creek. The morning workshop was designed to help pest management professionals (PMPs) become qualified... Read more»
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IN MEMORIAM: Bill Ives

December 9, 2016 By
Bill Ives, 1977-78 president of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and father of 2015-16 NPMA President Russ Ives, passed away Dec. 3 at age 86. He was also the son of 1954-55 NPMA President Harlem Ives. The longtime, second-generation... Read more»
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MPMA to host Winter ACE Workshop

August 18, 2016 By
The Michigan Pest Management Association (MPMA) is hosting an ACE Workshop on Feb. 22, 2017, the day before its Winter Meeting takes place Feb. 23-24. The workshop is designed to help pest management professionals (PMPs) achieve the Associate Certified Entomologist... Read more»
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IN MEMORIAM: Linden Griffin

April 18, 2016 By
Linden Griffin Jr., second-generation owner of Griffin Pest Solutions, Kalamazoo, Mich., died April 11. He was 72. When the U.S. Army veteran bought the business from his dad in 1974, he grew it from two technicians to 50. Griffin was... Read more»
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MiPMA announces meeting

December 30, 2015 By
The Michigan Pest Management Association (MiPMA) will host its winter meeting Feb. 18-19 at the FireKeepers Casino & Hotel in Battle Creek. Speakers include: Jamie Clover Adams, director of Michigan Department of Rural Development (MDARD) Dr. Mike Potter, University of... Read more»
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Rose entomologist discovers invasive species

December 22, 2015 By
Mark VanderWerp, BCE, manager of education and training at Troy, Mich.-based Rose Pest Solutions, recently captured an invasive species new to Michigan: the elm seed bug (Arocatus melanocephalus). VanderWerp first spotted the unidentified insect in the backyard of his Birmingham,... Read more»
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ESA honors MSU’s Miller

December 2, 2015 By
Dr. James Miller, an entomology professor at Michigan State University in East Lansing, has been elected a 2015 Fellow of the Entomological Society of America. He has received the honor for his pioneering research in insect physiology, chemical ecology and... Read more»
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