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Record Keeping and Data Integrity - Module 13

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Integrated Mosquito Management
Nina Dacko, M.S. |  Angela Beehler
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25 minutes
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Welcome to Module 13 Record Keeping and Data Integrity of the AMCA Best Practices for Integrated Mosquito Management Virtual Training Program. This training program will provide you with the knowledge needed to understand and conduct Integrated Mosquito Management (IMM); including topics such as mosquito biology and the five main components of IMM: community engagement, collecting and using data, reducing potential larval habitat, using all control methods available and reasonable, and regularly evaluating the efficacy of the program.

Note, that this module is part of a larger program, and if you are interested in completing the AMCA Best Practices for Integrated Mosquito Management Virtual Training Program Certificate, you MUST do this module within the overall program. Please subscribe to the program prior to beginning this module, please click here to begin

Specifically, this module will cover:

  • Treatment and surveillance data record keeping
  • Best practices for collecting data
  • Estimating data when mosquito numbers are unmanageable
  • Types of surveillance data and information to record
  • Regulatory considerations for data collection, retention, and permitting

Recommended reading for this module:

Additional Resources

  1. National Pesticide Information Center. 2023. State pesticide regulatory agencies.
  2. EPA. 2023. National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES): Contact Us: Pesticide permitting.
  3. EPA. 2023. National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES): Pesticide permitting.
  4. EPA. 2023. Endangered species: Bulletins Live! Two- View the bulletins.
  5. ASTHO. 2018. Analysis of express legal authorities for mosquito control in the United States, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.



Nina Dacko, M.S. Related Seminars and Products

Nina Dacko has had a passion of working with insects ever since she was very young. She obtained her B.S. in entomology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 2006 and a M.S. in environmental toxicology from Texas Tech University in 2011. She has been involved in mosquito surveillance and control activities in Illinois, California, and Texas since 2006. She led and developed the mosquito control program at Tarrant County Public Health in Fort Worth from 2013- 2022 and most recently served as the Associate Director of the Mosquito Vector Control Division at Harris County Public Health Department. Dacko is also the chair of the Control Strategies Subcommittee for the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA), served as a past president of the Texas Mosquito Control Association (TMCA), and serves on other various vector control committees for the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) and the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA).

Angela Beehler Related Seminars and Products

Angela Beehler is the district manager for the Benton County Mosquito Control District in Washington state and served as the Legislative and Regulatory Committee Chairman for the American Mosquito Control Association from 2013-2023. Beehler attended North Dakota State University, where she graduated with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. Prior to her role with the Benton County Mosquito Control District, Beehler was a field inspector for the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District in Minnesota and the Director for Cass County Vector Control in North Dakota.