Pest Management Month 2015


WHEREAS, effective pest management in homes, businesses and public places throughout our Commonwealth is an important factor in maintaining the health and well-being of all Virginians; and

WHEREAS, pest management professionals help protect Virginia’s food supply, homes, and the environment from disease and pest-related illnesses by practicing environmentally friendly pest control methods; and

WHEREAS, the Virginia Pest Management Association provides networking and leadership opportunities for Virginia’s pest management professionals, and is recognized for its efforts to protect our environment and to ensure the safe and effective use of pest management materials; and

WHEREAS, the National Pest Management Association is committed to educating the public about the dangers posed by pests and the damage they can cause; and

WHEREAS, Pest Management Month offers all Virginians an opportunity to understand and appreciate the important role that pest management providers play in ensuring the health and well-being of Virginians;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize April 2015 as PEST MANAGEMENT MONTH in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.