Vectors and Pest Control

Managing Canada Geese & Pigeons Webinar

The Environmental Protection Agency will host a webinar on the integrated approaches to managing Canada geese and nuisance pigeons.

Dr. Paul Curtis, coordinator of the Wildlife Damage Management Program, at Cornell University Cooperative Extension will describe environmental issues, habits and habitats associated with geese in urban and suburban areas, as well as, a multitude of integrated solutions to control them. 

Pesticide Resistance Testing for Mosquito Mgmt Webinar

The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a webinar about how pesticide resistance testing can assist your local health department or mosquito control district make mosquito management decisions and improve abatement success. 

Dr. Janet McAllister, Research Entomologist with CDC’s Division of Vector-Borne Diseases will discuss the etiology of mosquito pesticide resistance, what pesticide resistance means to your mosquito abatement program, and ways to test for pesticide resistance mosquitoes. 

Iowa Environmental Health Assoc. Fall Conference

The IEHA Fall Conference is a must-attend event for every Environmental Health Professional / Sanitarian in Iowa. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from and network with national, regional, state and local experts in Environmental Health and reconnect with friends and colleagues as you attend the numerous sessions, exhibits, and the evening networking event.

Vince Radke, NEHA President, and Kim Carlton, Region 4 Vice-President, will be in attendance representing NEHA. Vince Radke will give keynote and plenary session presentations.

NEHA Vector Program Committee


To be a resource for environmental health professionals and NEHA leadership dedicated to developing resources, programs and fostering improved vector control programs to protect public health.


NEHA’s Vector Program Committee is comprised of experts working in partnership to provide outcomes in the following priority areas:

  • Identification and recommendations related to resource gaps, needs of the profession, and emerging issues.
  • Identification of best practices, successes, and challenges for environmental health professionals in vector programs.
  • Guidance, input, and participation in the development of vector resources and projects.
  • Promotion and dissemination of NEHA-related-related and committee-developed materials and resources.


NEHA's Vector Program Committee is comprised of local, state, federal, and industry professionals with environmental health and data expertise.


Committee applications close on November 5th, 2021.


Here are a few of the recent activities and products that the committee has developed.

Enhancing Environmental Health Knowledge (EEK): Vectors and Public Health Pests Virtual Conference

The EEK Virtual Conference is designed to enhance the knowledge of environmental health professionals to help them respond to events of public health concern as well as bring professionals together in a unique virtual environment for the purpose of exchanging information and discovering new solutions to issues in vectors and public health pests. 

Dates: May 15-16, 2018

Cost of Attendance: Free

The deadline for abstract submissions is March 21st, 2018.

EEK: Vectors & Public Health Pests Virtual Conference 2018

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Thank You for Attending! 

NEHA would like to thank you for attending the second Enhancing Environmental Health Knowledge (EEK): Vectors and Public Health Pests Virtual Conference on May 15 – 16, 2018.  

You may continue to view recorded EEK presentations on the NEHA Learning Management System.  


Thank you to the following partners for exhibiting at EEK: 

  • ABC Home and Commercial Services
  • American Mosquito Control Association 
  • American Public Health Association 
  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials 
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Esri: GIS Mapping Software, Spatial Data Analytics & Location Platform
  • National Pest Management Association QualityPro 
  • Public Health Foundation 
  • Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
  • The Western Integrated Pest Management Center
  • Vector Disease Control International