Rat Academy: Learn how to Prevent Rats!

Free Rat Academy Training

Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Brooklyn Public Library -
Central Library Branch, Info Commons Lab

20 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11238
Nearest Transportation:
Grand Army Plaza / Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn Museum via 2,3
B41 via Flatbush Avenue

Special thanks to Brooklyn Public Library Services for Older Adults Department and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene: Pest Control Services.

Join Brooklyn Queen's Land Trust (BQLT) a gardener-led, non-profit organization that was founded in 2004 to preserve open green spaces in Brooklyn and Queens in partnership with New York City Department of Health as they present the Community Garden Rat Academy.

This is a free training for Community Gardeners and Community Members who also have trouble with rats!

There will be a free raffle to win a rat-resistant bin for your garden, backyard, or community space.

Please Register with Moriba at info@bqlt.org.

Learn techniques for safely and effectively preventing rats from colonizing your community garden and how to address rat existing problems:

•    The subtle signs of rat habitation to look for
•    The importance of trash management
•    How to make your garden unattractive to rats
•    Exclusion methods for keep rats from entering your garden
•    Proper trapping and baiting practice

**To request additonal accomodations, please call 646.364.1816 or email ratportal@health.nyc.gov at least 72 hours before the event.


Learn about rat detection, prevention and abatement from the NYC Department of Health: Pest Control Services!

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