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  RIGHT-OF-WAY PESTICIDE APPLICATOR RECERTIFICATION WORKSHOP

OCTOBER 12 & 13, 2017


CATEGORY SIX PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT

The Category Six Pesticide Training Committee is sponsoring two, one-half day training courses for right-of-way pesticide applicators. The courses will be held the afternoon of Thursday, October 12, 2017 and the morning of Friday, October 13, 2017. Both courses will be held at the Holiday Inn - Liverpool, 441 Electronics Parkway (off NYS Thruway Exit 37), Liverpool, New York.

For 2017 there will be two individual 2-hour demonstration site field training courses on Thursday October 12th from 9-11am. Field demo 1 is geared for utility field operations and is located at the National Grid Volney Substation near 2221 County Route 6, Volney, NY 13069 (look for signs). Field demo 2 is geared for equipment calibration and is located at the Holiday Inn-Liverpool back parking lot. Space is limited to 100 participants for field demo 1 and 30 participants for field demo 2. Car pooling from the Holiday Inn is encouraged. Pre-registration for the field training is mandatory. The fee for the field sessions is $10 per person and must be paid with the pre-registration. Field session walk-ins will not receive recertification credits.

NOTE THAT THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT THE HOLIDAY INN -- LIVERPOOL, LIVERPOOL, NY.

If you have any questions, please contact Amber VanNostrand at 607-255-1866.

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Lew Payne

Chair
Category 6 Education Committee

 

Place (note location):

Holiday Inn - Liverpool
441 Electronics Parkway (off NYS Thruway Exit 37)
Liverpool, New York 13088
315-457-1122
What is a ROW?

More than 15 million acres of land in the U. S. are presently in use as right-of-ways for electric powerlines, telephone lines, highways, railroads, pipelines, navigation channels, airport runway approaches, drainage and flood control canals, spillways, levees, and communications structures. All of these require periodic vegetation management in order to assure their continued efficient and safe use. One way in which this management can be provided is with the use of herbicides.

The objectives of a well planned right-of-way vegetation management program are to safely, efficiently and effectively maintain right-of-ways, utility substations, compressor sites, regulation or meter stations, maintenance/storage yards, drainageways, fencerows and other right-of-way facilities so that vegetation does not interfere with their intended use.

This program seeks to advance the knowledge and professionalism of ROW managers.

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