Pesticides and IPM

Title Abstract Publication Date
Don't Let a Pest Problem Be Your Biggest News. Describes components of integrated pest management program, including proper groundskeeping, housekeeping, inspection of food service and vending areas, and isolation of receiving areas. 04/30/2004
Ending Toxic Dependency: The State of IPM. Reviews state pesticide practices, focusing on laws and policies governing the use of pesticides on state-owned and managed property. Variations in state definitions of and approaches to integrated... 06/30/2007
EPA Encourages Schools to Adopt Pest-Control Option The Environmental Protection Agency says school administrators and facility managers who make pest control decisions for school buildings and grounds should become aware of the pest control options... 06/30/2000
Fact Sheets on Pesticides in Schools. This document consists of a collection of fact sheets about the use of pesticides in schools and how to reduce it. The sheets are: (1) Alternatives to Using Pesticides in Schools: What Is Integrated... 12/31/2001
Failing Health: Pesticide Use in California Schools. This report presents a statewide assessment of pesticides used in California's school system. Of the 46 school districts responding to the statewide survey, 40 claimed using one or more of 27... 12/31/1997
Fowl Ball: Keeping Ballparks Safe from Bird Infestations. Reviews health risks and cleaning costs for bird infestations in stadiums, as well as non-lethal and environmentally sensible methods for discouraging them. 10/31/2008
Fowl Play. Discusses ways some universities have dealt with eliminating insects and wildlife from their athletic fields. The types problems to look for, the damage pests can cause, the safety issues involved,... 12/31/1999
Fundamentals of a Low Maintenance, Integrated Pest Management Approach to Landscape Design Published on the Integrated Pest Management Practitioners Association Web site, this article discusses the design/maintenance interface, key considerations for low maintenance IPM-based landscape... 12/31/1998
Gateway on Pesticide Hazards and Safe Pest Management Provide activists, decision and policy makers, and practitioners with access to current and historical information on pesticide hazards and safe pest management, drawing on and linking to numerous...
Going Buggy? Discusses pest control with an emphasis on eliminating their habitat. The elimination of a severe cockroach infestation in a school kitchen by simply eliminating their favorable breeding ground is... 10/31/2010
Got Bed Bugs? Don't Panic. Describes the current bed bug resurgence, noting that bed bugs do not transmit disease, how they can be detected, and how to control them with environmental modification, laundering, vacuuming, and... 12/31/2010
Grounds Care: A Case Study in Sustainability. Profiles Illinois State University's use of pervious concrete, resurfacing of asphalt with cooler and longer-lasting concrete, recycling of wood waste into mulch, modification of landscaping... 11/30/2008
Health Effects of 48 Commonly Used Pesticides in Schools. Chart summarizes 48 commonly used pesticides in schools and their effect on health. 12/31/1999
Healthy and Safe School Environment, Part II, Physical School Environment: Results from the School Health Policies and PRograms Study 2006. Presents facility-related information from The Centers for Disease Control's 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS). Computer-assisted telephone interviews or self-administered... 09/30/2007
Healthy Schools Campaign Pesticide Action Kit. This English/Spanish informational kit contains resource materials that school administrators and parents can use to take full advantage of the Healthy Schools Act of 2000 and help them eliminate... 12/31/2000
Healthy Schools Council Checklist Concerning Environmental Health and Safety in Schools. Offers a checklist to identify and monitor important environmental health and safety issues that may be present in a given school building. The issues are organized under categories for renovations... 08/31/2003
Healthy Schools Network, Inc. Healthy Schools Network, Inc. is a not for profit education and research organization dedicated to securing policies and actions that will create schools that are environmentally responsible to...
Healthy Schools: Lessons for a Clean Educational Environment. Helps school employees and parents recognize potential environmental health issues at schools, both indoors and outdoors. It includes basic information about mold, radon, VOCs, ventilation, asbestos... 12/31/2007
Inspect, Detect, Correct: Structural Integrated Pest Management Strategies at School. Describes a model integrated pest management (IPM) program for schools used in Monroe County, Indiana. Addresses how to implement an IPM program, specific school problem areas, specific pest problems... 12/31/2002
Integrated Management of Structural Pests in Schools. The state of Illinois is encouraging schools to better inspect and evaluate the causes of their pest infestation problems through use of the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) guidelines developed by... 12/31/1993
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in Schools Site created by the Environmental Protection Agency to encourage school officials to adopt Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices to reduce children's exposure to pesticides. Includes fact...
Integrated Pest Management and Notification Handbook.[Illinois] Includes a summary of state laws requiring IPM and notification; definition of integrated pest management; IPM policy; IPM participants; practicing IPM; pesticide application notification; guidelines... 08/31/2000
Integrated Pest Management Checklist. Guides the pest control staff in assessing products, practices, and scheduling that affect indoor air quality, either positively or negatively. Indoor and outdoor preventive strategies, as well as... 12/31/2008
Integrated Pest Management Contract Specifications. Offers a sample contract for a school district's engaging of pest management professionals under an integrated pest management (IPM) program. 08/10/2005
Integrated Pest Management in Schools Nationwide Directory. Clickable map of the United States that lists what each state or territory is currently doing with integrated pest management in schools. Appropriate contacts are provided for each state. Sponsored...

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