Protectors of Oregon
Health & Property

OPCA High Desert Seminar

June 2-3, 2017

Mt. Bachelor Village Resort

19717 Mount Bachelor Dr, Bend, OR 97702

Download brochure, High Desert Reg Brochure 2017 Final.pdf

Download registration form, High Desert Reg Form 2017.pdf

Register online, click HERE


Come join the fun in the high desert.  Relax on the Golf Course or discover the thrill of rafting the upper Deschutes River. Later enjoy the Paul Heidtke Memorial Barbecue and Pit Master Rich's Barbecue Friday night.  



This year we are excited to announce we will have the following speakers:

Laurel Hansen, Ph.D (two sessions on ants, wood destroying and all other ants, 2 hours)
Laurie Gordon, ODA (Chemincal Reporting Case Study, 1 hour CORE ODA Credit)
Nick Grisafe (Cockroach Control, 1 hour)
Bob York (Subterranean Termite Inspection, 1 hour)
Reid Ipser, Ph.D (Small Fly Management in Food Facilities, 1 hour)

Exhibitors (16) SOLD OUT

Coalmarch Productions (NEW Vendor! Websites, marketing strategy)

Control Solutions

Bell Labs
Eco Raider USA
(New Vendor!)
Geotech Supply
(New Vendor!)
JT Eaton
Kness Manufacturing
(New Vendor!)
Modern Methods Sales and Marketing (2 tables)
Nisus Corp



Agenda, June 3, 2017

7:00 – 7:45 am Full Buffet Breakfast

7:45 – 8:00 am Welcome, introduction of vendors and sponsors

8:00 – 9:00 am Laurie Gordon, ODA Update, Chemical Reporting Case Study (CORE Credit)

9:00 - 9:05 Break for speaker set up

9:05 – 10:05 am Nick Grisafe, Syngenta - Advances in Cockroach Control

10:05 – 10:15 am Break, Vendor Exhibits

10:15 – 11:15 Laurel Hansen, Ph.D – Management of Carpenter Ants and Wood Destroying Ants

11:15 - 11:20 Break for speaker set up

11:20 – 12:20 Laurel Hansen, Ph.D – Overview of All Ants Except Wood Destroying Ants

12:20 - 1:00 Buffet Lunch, Golf Awards, Vendor Exhibits - sponsored by AMVAC

1:00 – 2:00 OPCA Business Meeting: Reports, Election OPCA Board Vote, OPCA Bylaws Revisions Vote, Discussion of NPSA Joint States Agreement (MOU).

2:00 – 3:00 Bob York, York’s Exterminating - Inspecting for Subterranean Termites & Treatment

3:00 – 3:15 Break, Vendor Exhibits - sponsored by AMVAC

3:15 – 4:15 Reid Ipser, Ph.D, Nisus Corporation – Small Fly Management in Food Facilities

4:15 – 4:30 Wrap up, raffle prizes

Continuing Education

ODA - 7 total: 2 CORE, 5 other (must attend all day, filed as 1 block)
WSDA - 6 credits (4 am, 2 pm)

OCHI - 5 (tenative)

ODFW - there are no credits.

Fun Stuff, June 2, 2017


Brandi Ham Memorial Golf Tournament. First tee time is  at 10:30 am and teams go off in 9 minute intervals. The event is named after Brandi Ham, a friend and colleague of OPCA.  Brandi was a friend of many and member of the team, "No Threat." He loved of golf. He was famous for saying, "just get up there and wack it!"

This year's tournament is a change of location at River's Edge Golf Club.  Enter a team, or as an individual. The cost is $85 which includes shared cart, range balls, and a box lunch. To register a team, go to our website and download the team entry form. You can also register a team on the regular registration form for the seminar.  


River Rafting -  TIME CHANGE! 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Meet at the Sun Country Tours Office at 10:00 am. The bus leaves at 1:30. Address, 531 Sw 13th St, Bend. (541) 382-6277. From there its just a short trip to the upper Deschutes River. The Big Eddy Thriller is their most popular and convenient whitewater rafting adventure! This three-mile journey down an energetic section of the beautiful Deschutes River is only minutes from Mt. Bachelor Village. Remember your towel, you just might get a little wet! The tour can handle as many people as we register. They just put in more rafts. Children must be older than 6 years of age.


Paul Heidtke Memorial Barbecue – 6:00 pm:  Honor the life of long time member Paul Heidtke and enjoy the world famous barbecue by Pit Master Rich Kesesker. Attendees are encouraged to bring their family members! There’s no extra charge, just RSVP on the registration form.


Mt. Bachelor Village Rooms


To book your room at Mt. Bachelor Village call 877-394-8966. Reference 291093 or PEST.  The block is available till May 8th. After that time unbooked rooms by OPCA attendees can't be guaranteed, so don't delay! 

Rates Stay tuned for rates, but these were rates in 2016.

River Ridge Executive: 106.00
Ski House 1 Bedroom: 132.00
Ski House 1 Bedroom w/Loft: 162.00
Ski House 2 Bedrooms: 179.00
River Ridge 1 Bedroom Suite: 212.00
River Ridge 2 Bedroom: 250.00
River Ridge 2 Bedroom Suite: 280.00
River Ridge 3 Bedroom: 311.00 SOLD OUT
RiverWild Forest Homes: 350.00


Oregon Pest Control Association (C) 2017
PO Box 2244, Salem, OR 97308-2244

Email, G. Harvey Gail, MBA: Executive Director

Managed by Spire Management, LLC. 

The purpose of this website is to be an informational source to consumers who are looking for a pest control professional or home inspector.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software