Pest Management Month

March 31, 2014

The governor of North Carolina has proclaimed April 2014 to be Pest Management Month.


April 1, 2014

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

WHEREAS, pest management professionals help protect our food supply, homes and the environment from disease and pest-related illness; and

WHEREAS, from how to combat childhood respiratory problems due to cockroach allergens to the best ways to guard against termite infestations in the home, pest management professionals can offer citizens sound advice on protecting their health and property from pests; and

WHEREAS, it is important to offer all residents of North Carolina an opportunity to understand and appreciate the important role that pest management providers play in ensuring the health and well-being of everyone;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, PAT McCRORY, Governor of the State of North Carolina, do hereby proclaim April 2014, as “PEST MANAGEMENT MONTH” in North Carolina, and commend its observance to all citizens.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Great Seal of the State of North Carolina at the Capitol in Raleigh this twelfth day of March in the year of our Lord two thousand and fourteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-eighth.