Protectors of Oregon
Health & Property

OPCA High Desert Seminar

June 5-6, 2020

Mount Bachelor Village Resort, Bend, OR 

NOTICE - COVID 19 Virus Update:

At this time the event is ON as scheduled. Guidelines for meetings and events issued by the federal government apply through April. We are hopefully they may be lifted for May and beyond. However, in the event the situation changes we will let everyone know. In the meantime, stay safe by following the  recommendations from health officials.


Friday, June 5

10: am  Rafting: Sun Country Tours, Bend . Hit the rapids on the upper Deschutes River! The trip lasts about 2 hours. You'll get wet, but don't worry, the guides are great. 

9:30 am  Golf:   Widgi Creek Golf Club, 18707 SW Century Drive, Bend, OR (about 4 miles from the hotel). First team tees off at 10:00 am. Cost includes shared cart, box lunch and range balls. 

5:00 - 8 pm   Paul Heidtke Memorial Welcome Barbecue - featuring Pitmatser Rich Keseker. Honor our former member, Paul Heidtke by mingling with friends.  

Saturday, June 6 (speaker order subject to change)

7:30 – 8:15 am Buffet Breakfast, Registration

8:15 – 8:30 am Welcome, introduction of vendors and sponsors

8:30 – 9:30 am  Laurie Gordon Groundwater Reporting (tentative)

9:30 - 9:45 am Break with vendors

9:45 - 10:45 am Tomas Schwabe, Occupational Safety, Oregon OSHA - Ladder Safety and Fall Gear Overview

1o:45 - 11:00 am Break with vendors

11:00 - 12:00 pm Jim Shaver, Catchmaster Pro - Commercial Kitchen Cleanouts

12:00 - 1:30 Buffet Lunch, Golf Awards, Break with vendors, OPCA Business Meeting

1:30 - 2:30 pm Art Guzman, Modern Methods Sales and Marketing - Burrowing and Undergound Rodents

2:30 - 2:45 pm Break with vendors

2:45 - 3:45 pm Jeremy Davis, BASF - Coackroaches or Ants

3:45 - 4:45 pm Warren Hansaak, Univar Solutions - Rodent / Wildlife Exclusion

4:45 - 5:00 pm Wrap up, raffle prizes

Continuing Education:



OCHI: 5 hours

ODFW: 1.25 hours

Exhibitors and Sponsors (so far):


UNIVAR Solutions


Central Life Sciences / Zoecon

Certus Pest
Pel-Gar USA

Fun Stuff - Friday, June 5


Brandi Ham Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament 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 golf. He was famous for saying, "just get up there and wack it!" 

Rafting: 10 am: Meet at Sun Country Tours at 10:00 am and take a fairly short ride to the Upper Deschutes River. The bus leaves at 10:30 am, don't be late! The Big Eddy whitewater rafting adventure is a three-mile journey down an energetic section of the beautiful Deschutes River.  Adults $60, Kids 6-12 years old $50. Tour limited to 25 people, but we can increase if interest. Sun Country Tours is located at 531 SW 13th St, Bend, OR 97702. You will return back to their office around 1:00.

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.  


Mount Bachelor Village Resort

River 1 bdrm $225

River 2 bdrm $280

Ski House  1 bdrm $165

Ski House Loft $185

Hotel $165

To book a room, call 877-394-8966  and reference group ID "Oregon Pest Control Association 79602"

The block was available until May 5th. Address: 19717 Mount Bachelor Dr, Bend, OR 97702.



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

Email, G. Harvey Gail, MBA: Executive Director

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