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Materials from Pest Identification and Management Workshop, April 2016

SEWS event, Polesden Lacy, 19th April 2016

Led by the Emily Nisbet-Hawkins, the SEWS Preventive Conservator, the agenda for the day included:

10.15 – 11.45

  • Introductions
  • Types of pests harmful to museum collections
  • Pest Monitoring – types of traps and where to locate them
  • Pest identification exercise

12:00 – 13:00

  • Pest Prevention
  • Treatment of affected items

14:00 – 15:30

  • Pest management at Polesden Lacey
  • Tour of Polesden Lacey showrooms, looking at IPM

15:30-16:00 – Questions and finish

 

Conservation advice relating to pests is available on this website here.

 

 

Weblinks to useful resources

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