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Spring Workshop 2017
The LMCA will be conducting its Spring Workshop 2017 on March 14th and 15th in Baton Rouge. The workshop will begin at 1pm on March 14th and will conclude
at noon on March 15th.
Workshop registration includes a copy of the Mosquito Control Training Manual as well as a free lunch at the conclusion of the workshop on Wednesday.
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) will not be administering the certification test(s) needed to obtain new certifications at this meeting.
Those tests are now being given exclusively at the LDAF office at 5825 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806.
Call 225-922-2476 to schedule a time to take all necessary tests.
This workshop will count as a training meeting for those applicators needing to re-certify in their current certifications.
Additionally, the LDAF will be administering a proficiency test at the conclusion of the workshop to all registered attendees who already possess applicators certifications.
Call the number above if you have any questions regarding the proficiency testing.
Holiday Inn Baton Rouge South
9940 Airline Hwy.
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Baton Rouge has set aside a room block for out of town attendees to take advantage of.
The room rate is $99.00 per night for double occupancy and the group code is LMC.
Guests must use the LMC group code to receive the discounted rate. Reservations
can be made online at www.holidayinn.com/btr-south
or call the hotel directly at the
number above and ask for in-house reservations.
The special room rate and room allotment will expire Friday, March 3rd, 2017.
2017 Spring Workshop Program
Mosquito Academy 2017
The City of New Orleans Mosquito Control Board and Louisiana Mosquito Control Association 2017 Mosquito Academy
will be held on April 4-6, 2017.
Please, read the
Informational Flyer for more information.
The 59th Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Mosquito Control Association
The 2017 LMCA Board of Directors were elected during the annual meeting, December 6 - 8, 2016:
From left: Patrick Sutton, Dennis Wallette, George Bragg, Kyle Moppert, Herff Jones (standing)
Claudia Riegel, Shannon Rider, Kristen Healy, Kevin Caillouet, Scott Harrington, Colby Colona (sitting)
(Not pictured: Alma Roy and Dawn Wesson)
Blaise Navarro, Tangipahoa MAD, won the Stephen C. Mayor, Operational Achievement Award.
LMCA 2016 Washington Delegation
The LMCA Washington delegation was fortunate enough to visit with Senator Bill Cassidy.
From left: Dennis Wallette, Scott Harrington, Senator Cassidy, Jason Trumbetta, Kristen Healy, Emily Boothe, Herff Jones
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