Pest Odyssey IPM Network

The Icon Pest Odyssey IPM Network is a multi-disciplinary group which advocates for IPM within cultural heritage institutions

Pest Odyssey UK is a non-profit group which is open to all and is made up of  anyone with an interest in protecting our collections from pest damage. We advocate the use of IPM as an essential cost effective and sustainable tool to serve the Cultural Heritage Industry creating collaborative networks which will allow us to share useful information about IPM across the heritage sector. The Pest Odyssey UK website allows all those interested in the field of Integrated Pest Management to collaborate, share and disseminate professional knowledge and experience in order to prevent pest damage to cultural and scientific collections

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About us

About us

The Icon Pest Odyssey Network is a multi-disciplinary group which advocates for IPM within cultural heritage institutions

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Pest Odyssey IPM Network Steering Group

Pest Odyssey IPM Network Steering Group

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Pest Odyssey 2021

Pest Odyssey 2021

The Next Generation Conference

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What's Eating Your Collection

What's Eating Your Collection

What's Eating Your Collection is a website to help you understand what integrated pest management is, how to carry it out and how it can help you in your museum

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Network members' area

Network members' area

Upcoming meetings and committee documents - access for network members only

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English Heritage resources

English Heritage resources

Collections conservation guidance notes and technical papers informed by science-based evidence and practical experience

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Upcoming events

7 December 2021

Historic England: Technical Tuesdays – Terne-Coated Stainless Steel

Terne-Coated Stainless Steel and its use as a replacement material after lead theft from church roofs.
Online
9 December 2021

Book & Paper Group: Repairing Books, Repairing Bodies

Caring for bodily surfaces, living and dead: practices of Medieval surgeons and manuscript-makers.
Webinar
10 – 11 December 2021

NWFed: Covid and Other Disasters - Conservation Matters in the Northwest

Book now for this one-day in-person conference to share experiences, network and enjoy some cake together. #CMNW21
Conference
13 December 2021

Dynamic Objects Network: Short talks #004

The fourth in our series of free-to-attend, open-to-all short talks.
Webinar