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Update - Defra and Natural England grilled on 21 May about bird licences Update - Defra and Natural England grilled on 21 May about bird licences
Few pest controllers could be unaware that Natural England revoked the three general licences for controlling wild birds (GL 04/05/06) on 25 April. The whole saga has reached such a point that there was a special one-off session for MPs on 21 May.
 
Major changes to bird licensing set to cause chaos for pest professionals Major changes to bird licensing set to cause chaos for pest professionals
The Government has bowed to pressure from wildlife activists, Chris Packham, Mark Avery and Ruth Tingay and, with effect from tomorrow, 25 April 2019, will be revoking three general licences for controlling wild birds. These licences (GL 04/05/06) cover 16 species of birds including several members of the crow family, Canada goose, some gulls and pigeons.
 
News from PestFix - clinic debates users’ experiences News from PestFix - clinic debates users’ experiences
PestTech 2017 had a fresh new feel to it following the move from the National Motorcycle Museum to the Ricoh Arena. With the move to the Ricoh Arena, the PestFix stand took pride of place at the entrance to the exhibition hall for the team to meet and greet show visitors.
 
Seminars to suit everyone at PestEx Seminars to suit everyone at PestEx
PestEx 2017 staged a wide-ranging programme of seminars split between two separate areas, one dedicated to technical topics, the other to business matters. Over the two days there was something for everyone.
 
News from PestFix  – see you at PestEx News from PestFix – see you at PestEx
PestFix looks forward to seeing you at PestEx where you can win a Handheld 100 laser, find out more about hot products such as the SolarFix which featured in issue 49 of Pest and meet the man behind the Agrilaser Autonomic.
 
Seminars prove popular at Parasitec Seminars prove popular at Parasitec
One consistent aspect of the pest management events held this autumn is that pest professionals always seen keen to hear of new developments and brush up on their technical knowledge. Parasitec was no exception, with every one of the technical seminars being well attended. We didn’t get to them all but here’s our round-up of the ones we did attend.
 
News from PestFix – Agrilaser Autonomic News from PestFix – Agrilaser Autonomic
Agrilaser products were once again the star products on the PestFix stand at PestTech 2016. Not only was there a constant stream of visitors to the stand, but top of the range Agrilaser Autonomic collected first place in the Pest Best Product of the year award 2016.
 


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