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September 2023 Austin Chapter Meeting – Good Bugs and Bad Bugs

September 19, 2023 @ 6:30 pm 9:00 pm

Please join us for our Chapter meeting this month with guest speaker Wizzie Brown. Her presentation will cover identification of common beneficials and pests in the landscape. She will also discuss categories of beneficial arthropods and how to determine if and when management may be appropriate.

Wizzie Brown is an Senior Extension Program Specialist- IPM with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in entomology from Ohio State University and a Master’s of Science in entomology from Texas A&M University. After leaving Texas A&M, Lizzie worked in structural pest control before taking a job with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Austin. She is a Board Certified Entomologist with a specialty in Urban Entomology and holds a non-commercial license from the Texas Structural Pest Control Service. Her research interests include red imported fire ants, bed bugs, and termites.

This event is open to the public. The meeting site will open for socializing at 6:30 p.m. The presentation will begin at 7:00, followed by announcements. If you are interested in becoming more involved in the chapter, please stick around for the business meeting so you can meet chapter leaders.

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  4. Video Recording: The Chapter is recording these meetings and posting them on the state YouTube channel.  If you register and join the meeting, NPSOT is accepting that as consent to include and publish your image for use in our educational materials; specifically, in the recorded monthly meetings, that others may view.


September 19, 2023
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
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