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

 

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Additional References:

The Table of Contents of Conserve O Grams can be found at this link.

Here are some links for insect identification guides that came up in the webinar’s Live Chat:
MuseumPests.net
Insect Identification Poster
Insects Limited, Inc.

From Barbara Cumberland and Carol DiSalvo:
“These resources are available at Insects Limited, Inc.:

    Poster-Insect Pests of Museums in North America
    Free museum pest videos.
    Traps of all types for black or varied carpet beetles, webbing or casemaking clothes moth, cigarette beetle, and others
    Integrated Pest Management in Cultural Heritage
    Museum Monitoring Kit

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