Friday, October 25, 2013

Bed Bugs - Two events scheduled in November 2013

Statewide NH BED BUG LAW takes effect January 1, 2014 
Join our team of experts at the Bed Bug Law Seminar on Wednesday, November 13th
from 6 - 8 pm, hosted by JP Pest Services.
The Bed Bug Action Committee, NH Legal Assistance and JP Pest Services will explain
the new bed bug law and educate on bed bug biology and behavior to help strategize a
proactive approach to dealing with bed bugs and complying with the new law.
Detailed information about the legal obligations for all stakeholders will be presented
by Elliott Berry, Managing Attorney from the Manchester office of NH Legal Assistance
and author of HB 482.
A panel discussion with The Bed Bug Action Committee, NH Legal Assistance and JP
Pest Services, Entomologist, Dr. Gary will follow.

When and Where 
Wednesday, November 13th from 6 - 8 pm
Doors open at 5:30 pm for registration and networking
JP Pest Services Training Facility
34 Hammond Rd, Milford NH 03055

This is a free event but space is limited. Please reserve your seat
by calling (603) 732–4393 or email

The Panel 
Dr. Gary Nielsen, Entomologist and Director of Training,
JP Pest Services
Kelly McDonough, Outreach and Education, JP Pest Services
Elliot Berry, Managing Attorney, NH Legal Assistance
Rick Castillo, Bed Bug Action Committee and The Way Home
Debbie Day, Metropolis Property Management
Kristen Krenaulis, Manchester Mental Health
Nelson Ortega, Code Enforcement Department of N


New Hampshire Bites Back II - Statewide Bed Bug Conference

This full-day conference promises to be well worth your time as stakeholders from across the state come together to focus on strategies and solutions that are working today against bed bugs. Join us on November 25th at the Radisson Hotel at the Center of New Hampshire in downtown Manchester.
The 2013 Bed Bug Conference is funded under a grant  awarded to the Granite State Organizing Project by the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture.
Conference Attendance and Deli Buffet Lunch are FREE! 
Conference is 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
           Registration and Exhibitors open at 7:45 AM during which time a free Continental Breakfast is served
$5 Reduced Rate All Day Parking

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2013                         View the Conference Agenda

DON'T BE CAUGHT OFF GUARD! The New Hampshire Bed Bug Law, RSA 540, an act that addresses landlord, tenant and municipality responsibility for bed bug infestations goes into effect on January 1, 2014. Discover what the New Bed Bug Law means for you and your organization.

PARTICIPATE IN STAKEHOLDER STRATEGY SESSIONS: These breakout strategy sessions will provide various organizations, businesses and individuals opportunity to share best practice solutions.
MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER: The NH Bed Bug Action Committee will share the success stories that result from applying best practice solutions. Join us in creating a statewide network for information sharing and strategic collaboration for the fight against bed bugs.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:   Allison Taisey, Research Entomologist, M.A., B.C.E.
The NH Bed Bug Action Committee is pleased that Allison Taisey, Research Entomologist, M.A., B.C.E. will be joining us. Allison Taisey’s unique experience and educational background has made her an invaluable resource on projects funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Agriculture for her work with Cornell University’s Northeastern IPM Center. Taisey also works with more than 30 housing authorities across the country on projects that bridge the gap between research and real-world implementation.

  • Property Owners, Property Managers, Property Maintenance, Housing Authorities, Emergency Shelters, Transitional Housing, Permanent Housing
  • Health Officers, Housing Code Enforcement, State and Local Government and Elected Officials, Police Departments, Fire Departments, Emergency Services
  • Hospitals, Community Mental Health Centers, Rehabilitation Centers, Mental Health Outreach, Hospice, LNAs, VNAs, Family Care, Pediatric Care, Adult Care, DCYF, Head Start, Early Head Start, Child Care Providers, School Nurses, Healthy Home Visitors
  • Schools, Libraries, Business Offices, Medical Practices, Faith Based Organizations, Furniture Rental Centers, Thrift Stores, Gyms, Hotels, Inns, Summer Camps, Campgrounds 
November 25th, 2013 7:45 AM   through   4:00 PM
The Radisson Hotel
The Center of New Hampshire
700 Elm Street
ManchesterNH 03101

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