BugBytes Vol. 7 Issue 4

Posted By: Lydia Crabtree Bug Bytes,

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October 6, 2023  |  Vol. 7 Issue 4

GPCA Donates $1000 to 4-H

These are some of the creative ways that pest control locations are collecting coats for the PestVets Coat Drive during the Month of October. Has your location created a decorative and creative way to collect coats for the coat drive? Then send your example to Lydia Crabtree at the GPCA Office. 

Glen Ramsey, GPCA Chairman of the Board, is dressed up to support Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Send us your pictures of how you support Breast Cancer Awareness and we will include you in the next issue of Bug Bytes.

Nominate Your Team Member Today!

Shop the www.gpca.org/catalog/ for all your forms needs (WDO Inspection Report, Waivers, Graphs); Marketing needs (door hangers); Compliance needs (Post & Notice lawn signs, school reentry forms); Education Needs (manuals, registered technician manuals and study guide, PCO Cram Manuals and study guide, CD for PCO Cram); PestVet coins and lapel pins; patches for your uniforms and decals for your truck to who that you are part of the GPCA Family.*
*Only companies who have been a member in good standing for one year can purchase patches and decals. 

Registration is now OPEN! 

Register Today!

It is TIME for the PestVets Annual

Report A Yellow Legged Hornet

Leadership Teams Raising Money for Scholarships & PestVets





Tuesday, October 24, 2023


9:00 – 10 AM Georgia Pesticide vs Structural Division Category Rules and Regulations with LeAnna Merritt, Department of Agriculture (CAT 37, CAT 41, WDO or HPC) tbd

10:15 – 11:15 AM Pesticide Safety with LeAnna Merritt, Department of Agriculture (CAT 37, CAT 41, WDO or HPC) tbd

11:30 – 12:30 PM Disinfection and Sanitization for Dropping Removal and Listed Public Health Pathogens, Dr. Ben Hottel, Rollins (CAT 37 and HPC)

12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch Onsite (Included in Registration Fee)

1:30– 2:30 PM Moisture and Fungi Dr. Jeff Lloyd, Nisus (CAT 37 and WDO)

2:45 – 4:45 PM Science and Technology of Crawlspace Encapsulations with Billy Tesh, Crawlspace Depot (CAT 37 and WDO)

We will also apply for credit in FL (CORE 2 credits and WDO 3 credits, GHP 1 credit), AL (WDC/WDB 5 credits, HPC 1 credit), SC (7A 6 credits), NC (W 5 credits, P 1 credit) and TN (C07 and C14 6 credits)

Registration ends October 20, 2023, at 2 p.m.



Lisa Howell of Arrow Exterminators was the winner of The Ultimate Grilling Experience at the Raffle Drawing on September 12 via Facebook Live.

The Raffle raised funds for GA PestVets and was part of the bi-annual Leadership Fund Raising Contest.

. Congratulations Lisa!

Need to find a new employee, GPCA has a deal for you. We will post your job on our JOBS Board for thirty days for FREE, if you are a GPCA Member! What are you waiting for? Go find that new technician today!


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