Community Webinar: Identifying Museum Insect Pest Damage and Addressing it with Integrated Pest Management

Cover DamageCarol DiSalvo, Integrated Pest Management Coordinator at the National Park Service and Barbara Cumberland, Conservator, at National Park Service’s Harpers Ferry Center presented on indentifying museum pests and the damage they can cause.

Recorded: Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Duration: Approx. 67 min.

Guest Experts:
Carol DiSalvo, Integrated Pest Management Coordinator at the National Park Service
Barbara Cumberland, Conservator, Museum Conservation Services at the Harpers Ferry Center, National Park Service

Host:
Elsa Huxley, Director of Communications, Heritage Preservation

 

Enter Recording

 

Additional References:

Links to the Conserve O Gram and 11 Step Process discussed during the webinar can be found here:  http://www.connectingtocollections.org/featured-resource-4/.

The Table of Contents of Conserve O Grams can be found here:  http://www.nps.gov/museum/publications/conserveogram/cons_toc.html#collectionpreservation.

Here are some links for insect identification guides that came up in the webinar’s Live Chat:

http://www.museumpests.net

http://www.insectslimited.com

http://www.museums.state.ak.us/documents/insect_id_poster.pdf

From Barbara Cumberland and Carol DiSalvo:  “These resources are available at Insects Limited http://www.insectslimited.com:

Poster-‚ÄĚInsect Pests of Museums in North America‚ÄĚ, $11.00

Free museum pest videos

Pheromone traps for black or varied carpet beetles, webbing or casemaking clothes moth, cigarette beetle, others

‚ÄúPest Management in Museums Archives and Historic Houses‚ÄĚ $55.00

Museum Monitoring Kit $ 92.00″

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