Category Archives: School IPM

Bookmarks available for school IPM educators

The http://ischoolpestmanager.org/index.html website is live and open for business.  To help all you school IPM educators out we created bookmarks for you to handout at meetings. If you would like some of these bookmarks to distribute, please respond with a FedEx address … Continue reading

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Topics at this year’s National Conference of Urban Entomology

Posted in IPM in the South by Rosemary Hallberg Mike Merchant of Insects in the City gives the rundown of discussion topics during the National Conference of Urban Entomology, held in Albuquerque, New Mexico last week. We have included only the bullet … Continue reading

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Online pest risk school IPM tool helps schools locate pest problems

From IPM in the South by Rosemary Hallberg  A new online pest risk evaluation tool will help school integrated pest management (IPM) coordinators around the country assess what pest problems exist in their school and where they are. The tool is … Continue reading

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Register for upcoming webinars on school Integrated Pest Management

EPA’s Center of Expertise for School Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is offeringtwo upcoming webinars:  On Tuesday, May 10 – Stop School Pests and iPest Manager – School IPM Educational Programs, highlighting two new, free, online school IPM resources: • The … Continue reading

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Beg Bug workshop planned at University of Illinois

There is no charge for the workshop, but space is limited so interested attendees should register early.  To register for the workshop visit this website. This workshop is sponsored by USDA EPA Region 5 under the leadership of Seth Dibblee and … Continue reading

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Schools sought to participate in economic assessment of the implementation of integrated pest management (IPM) programs

Health Resources in Action (HRiA) is seeking applications from school districts across the country to participate in an economic assessment of the implementation of integrated pest management (IPM) programs see website. The project, Keeping the Pests Out: The Economics of IPM in … Continue reading

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EPA Recognizes National Healthy Schools Day; encourages smart, sensible, sustainable approach to school pest control

Protecting children’s health where they live, learn, and play is a top priority for the EPA. April 5 was National Healthy Schools Day, a day dedicated to promoting healthy school environments for children. Today and throughout the year, EPA supports the use of … Continue reading

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School Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Grants announced

EPA is promoting the expanded use of a smart, safe and sustainable approach to pest control in schools. To provide greater protection for children’s health by employing Integrated Pest Management (IPM) as a means of reducing pest and pesticide risk, … Continue reading

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IPM for turf on school grounds

 Tuesday, March 15 1-2:30 p.m. CDT  Whether school turf management has been part of your job for years or you are just starting out, this webinar will describe how you can implement Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices into your turf management … Continue reading

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Strategic pest control theme runs strong at Nebraska Urban Pest Management conference

Lincoln, Neb. — Preventing pests from entering buildings and structures – rather than trying to control them once they’re in – is a key message from the 24th annual Urban Pest Management conference in Lincoln. Also at the Feb. 9-10 … Continue reading

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