bed bug seminars

Learn about bed bugs at Gelf event featuring Lou Sorkin

May 10, 2010

Gelf, an online magazine, is to host an event featuring Lou Sorkin, who will speak about bed bugs, on May 20th in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood. According to Gelf, On Thursday, May 20th, we’ll be hosting our grossest Geeking Out yet in DUMBO. The night will feature Gene Kaplan, author of the parasite-riddled new book, What’s […]

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Safer Pest Control Project bed bug training in Chicago and Milwaukee

April 25, 2010

Two bed bug educational events are coming up this week in Chicago and Milwaukee, run by the Safer Pest Control Project. I am reproducing the content of their flyers here, but you can see the originals and register via the SPCC site. Who is this workshop for? • Hotel owners, operators or managers • Landlords […]

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Invitation to NYENTSOC public meeting about bed bugs 1/20/2010

January 13, 2010

Lou Sorkin invites everyone in New York City to a public meeting about bed bugs next Wednesday (1/20): It’s the January 2010 meeting of The New York Entomological Society, Inc., incorporating the Brooklyn Entomological Society. Speaker: Louis N. Sorkin, B.C.E., Entomologist, Arachnologist, American Museum of Natural History Other invited speakers to be announced Presentation: “What […]

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Philadelphia School and Community IPM educational session on bed bugs (10/21/09)

October 14, 2009

Entomologist Dr. Changlu Wang will be speaking at an educational session on bed bugs in Philadelphia next week: Bed bugs are becoming an emerging public health issue after years of relative invisibility. . . To help address this growing problem, the Philadelphia School and Community IPM Partnership will be hosting an educational session on bed […]

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Brooklyn Eagle on bed bugs (part II)

August 28, 2008

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle’s Mary Frost did a second article on bed bugs Tuesday, following up from one two weeks ago. Readers may recall that it was just last February when another reporter from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Dennis Holt, was mocking the idea that the city might spend money to work on the bed […]

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New PCT podcast with Dr. Michael Potter

June 13, 2008

The following podcast from PCT features an interview with Dr. Michael Potter. Potter discusses the the increased awareness about bed bugs (a good thing), the discomfort and stress experienced by bed bug sufferers, the need for Pest Control Operators to “do bed bugs” well. He also discusses the upcoming PCT bed bug seminars where he […]

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HPD seminar will be coming to Greenpoint– thanks to community lobbyists!

March 7, 2008

I know the NYC Housing and Preservation Department’s bed bug seminars are not perfect.  But wouldn’t you rather your neighbors had access to one, rather than not? I say yes, especially if you live in Greenpoint.  Greenpointers and their Williamsburg neighbors are seriously bedbugged. So, Miss Heather of and her friend Ann Kansfield (the […]

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Gale Brewer’s Bed Bug Update

March 4, 2008

I found this press release on Room 8, a NYC politics blog. Oddly enough, I could not find it on the NY City Council website or on Brewer’s defunct blog. THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK COUNCIL MEMBER GALE A. BREWER CITY HALL NEW YORK, NY 10007 TEL: 212-788-6975 FAX: 212-513-7717 Brewer […]

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Tomorrow’s bed bug seminar in New York (Tuesday 2/5/2008)

February 4, 2008

Tomorrow the Bed Bug Seminar comes to Astoria. This is where it is located (travel directions included). Tuesday, February 5 from 8PM to 9PM at Ricardo’s Catering Hall, 21-01 24th Avenue in Astoria, Queens. Remember to RSVP, per the city’s request: Anyone interested in attending any of these seminars is encouraged to call (212) 863-8830 […]

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The first “bed bug seminar” hit New York City last night

January 29, 2008

The first of three bed bug seminars planned by the city of New York happened last night. NBC Channel 4 did a brief recap on the 11 o’clock news, but video is not available from as of this writing. Bedbugger was not on the scene, unfortunately, but we did get some eyewitness reports. Our […]

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