ARCS/CCAHA - Integrated Pest Management for Cultural Institutions

Workshop

Wednesday, November 14, 2018–Thursday, November 15, 2018
571 South Kilgo Cir NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Description

Integrated Pest Management Plans are an integral, and oftentimes overlooked, core collection policy. The Association of Registrars and Collections Specialists (ARCS) and the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) are pleased to offer a day and a half workshop of presentations and practical exercises, where speakers will discuss the elements of an integrated pest management plan, present tools for identifying common pests and the best monitoring strategies, introduce types of treatments appropriate for collections objects, and summarize common hazards staff may come in contact with when dealing with pests in their collection.

Instructors: 

  • Laura Fedynyszyn, Andrew W. Mellon Conservation Fellow, University of Miami Libraries
  • Rosa Lowinger, Principal and Chief Conservator, RLAConservation of Art and Architecture
  • Elise LeCompte, Registrar and Coordinator of Museum Health & Safety, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Chelle Hartzer, Orkin Technical Services Manager














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