Updates from pest management and public health industry expert and professional trainer, Alex Wade.

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The Importance of being Present.

Can you guess what I caught on camera in todays #MondayMotivation?
This brief video not only shows some beautiful British Wildlife but also reminds us of the necessity of a thorough Environmental Risk Assessment and the importance of the phrase, “Return often to retrieve rodent carcasses”.

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Risky Business

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I was always told the best way to remember your hazards from your risks is to consider the following, sharks are hazardous so going for a swim is risky business.

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The Guest Blog with Sean Mooney.

A study I read some time ago indicated that during the daily activity of rodents, over a quarter of their day is spent moving, and 4% of their time is spent foraging for new food (although 18% of their day is spent eating).

So why is it Pest Management is so focused on utilising that 4%…

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The Guest Blog with Martyn Belcher

The world of bees is fun, fascinating and furthermore becoming a hot topic in the world of Pest Management, where do you stand, are you comfortable to take on work with bee’s, or do you pass it on immediately?

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Wade Environmental launches their Job Portal

Wade Environmental is hosting a free to use bulletin board designed to help connect people to companies within the UK.
With this tool companies can expand and you can find exciting new opportunities for growth in this dynamic and challenging industry.

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Our Pledge on Professional Development

Some feedback here on just some of the things WE can do to help add value to your business, technical writing, content copy and ghost writing. “I was approached by a well known Magazine (Time Out) to write an article on insects and the environment I already knew Alex as he has been a trainer…

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Pest April May 2022

This Simmering Heat

Recent weeks have seen some of the hottest temperatures in living memory for the UK. Temperatures so barbarically hot that many of us haven’t encountered them short of a holiday somewhere only two junctions shy of the surface of the sun, or maybe just the equator.

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Who do you think you are? PPC107

The latest Wade Environmental opinion piece is out now in PPC 107 discussing the potential for Pest Management Licensing, and why it is we should all give the idea some serious thought. Click here to go through to our narrated article page to learn more and to read and listen for yourselves.

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Barn Owl Prey

So often we hear about barn owls and their status as the sentinel species in the continual monitoring of rodenticide residues in the environment. But how is it that these residues get from us, to them? A paper by D.E. Glue titled Prey taken by the Barn Owl in England and Wales in 2009 highlighted…

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Rats and Fleas That Spread Disease

We all know rats and mice can be pests and one of the key attributes for falling into this category is their well know ability to harbour and transmit diseases specifically zoonotic diseases. 

So, what is zoonoses?

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Pest April May 2022
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Wade Environmental – On The Road

The Wade Environmental March On the Road Tour was all about supporting our industries fantastic Trade Associations. The BPCA and NPTA both work tirelessly to make sure that their members are supported and our industry finds a voice.

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Sugar and Spice and all things Mice (and Rats)

Winter is a time of year which usually sees rodents coming in from the wilderness and pushing at the peripheries of the areas we are looking to protect.

But what is it the drives their behaviour?  It is all too easy to just pass rodents off as mindless vermin, automaton which do nothing more complicated than…

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The IPM Farm, a webinar on behalf of the BPCA (Video)

In this video, Wade Environmental’s Alex Wade talks about the IPM farm: what is it, what does it do and why should you be interested?

This introduction into the IPM Farm covers what we can do to manage pests in rural environments, how we can have the maximum impacts with the minimal…

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Difference between seeing

Beating Sherlock Holmes at his own game

Do you know the difference between Seeing something, and Observing it? Although these may seem like synonyms and the distinction to be a trite one, the concept of seeing over observing was best described by Arthur Conan Doyle with his character Sherlock Holmes

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