Community Tick Prevention Educational Forum

  • Thursday, October 12, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Come join the experts at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk and Nassau Counties and NYS Department of Environmental Conservation for an educationally packed evening! Learn the facts about Ticks, Tick Borne Disease, and NYS Regulations as they relate to commercially applied pesticides. The meeting is open to the public and industry professionals.

Topics include:

  • Tick Identification
  • Tick Born Disease
  • Choosing Insect Repellants
  • Protecting Against Ticks
  • Landscape Modifications to Reduce Tick Habitats
  • How to Hire a Commercial Certified Applicator


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County
East Meadow Farm, 832 Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY 11554


Vincent Drzewucki
Horticulture Resource Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County


Tamson Yeh, PhD.
Pest Management / Turf Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County

Joyce Rodler
Pesticide Control Specialist 3, Region 1 NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

For Information Please Contact: NYSDEC Bureau of Pest Management @ 631-444-0340 or email at R1Pesticides@dec.ny.gov .

**NYS DEC Recertification Credits = 1.75 for Category 3a Ornamental and Turf, and Category 8 – Public Health will be given to industry professionals

New to the NYSDEC Bureau of Pest Management? Visit NYSPAD, our one-stop-shop for answers on pesticide businesses, pesticide applicator certification, and NYS registered pesticide products. Or visit the NYSDEC Pesticides and Alternatives Website @ http://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/298.html




Vincent Drzewucki
Horticulture Resource Educator
516-565-5265 ext 10


CCE-Nassau Environmental Horticulture Office
832 Merrick Avenue
East Meadow, New York 11554