Pesticides and IPM

Title Abstract Publication Date
Pesticides and IPM. Discusses pest management that goes beyond just treating for infestations, involving design and occupant behavior. Low-toxicity treatments are described for infestations, as well as how to determine... 12/31/2010
Pesticides and Playing Fields. Desribes typical chemical treatments of athletic fields, physical disorders that might be linked to or exacerbated by residues from these compounds, options for organic field management, and advice... 12/31/2005
Pesticides In Our Schools Pesticides are being used on school grounds, parking lots, tracks, play areas, cafeterias, classrooms, gymnasiums and rest rooms, causing acute and chronic health problems. 11/30/1998
Pesticides in Schools: Reducing the Risks. Schools, with their kitchens and cafeterias, athletic fields and playgrounds, classrooms and offices, are regularly treated with a variety of pesticides. An increasing body of scientific data on the... 01/31/1996
Pesticides: Use, Effects, and Alternatives to Pesticides in Schools. Report to the Ranking Minority Member, Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate This report addresses the following questions: 1) what federal requirements govern the use of pesticides in schools? 2) what information exists on the use of pesticides in schools? 3) what data exist... 10/31/1999
Pests: An Integrated Strategy. Discusses elements of Green Shield certification from the Integrated Pest Management Society (IPM) Institute of North America. Documentation, pesticide selection, procedures, use of outside... 09/30/2009 Sponsored by Van Waters & Rogers, a U.S. chemical distributer, this site includes daily news from Pest Control Magazine, products, information on insects and other organisms, and links to...
Physical School Environment. Presents facility-related information from The Centers for Disease Control's 2006 School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS). Text, graphs, and tables illustrate percentages of states,... 12/31/2006
Poisoned Schools: Invisible Threats, Visible Actions. A Report of the Child Proofing Our Communities: Poisoned School Campaign. This report embodies the findings of several studies, which conclude that America's schools have fallen into disrepair and sometimes present students and teachers with an unhealthy, unsafe, or... 02/28/2001
Policing Pests; Why Boards Need Pest-Management Policies Parents want to know that their school is not using pesticides or herbicides recklessly or needlessly. Recommends developing a well-conceived plan and educating the community. Discusses alternatives... 11/30/2000
Prevention Measures. Discusses the hazards that bedbugs, rodents, and cockroaches present in school settings, and lists 21 steps that school occupants and employees can take to prevent infestation, particularly in a... 10/31/2010
Reducing Pesticide Use in Schools: An Organizing Manual. This manual is designed as a guide for community members who want to take action to protect children and others from the unnecessary use of pesticides in schools. Provides an overview of some of the... 11/30/1997
Safe Schools Mean Pest-Free Schools. Describes pest-born illnesses, recommends how to choose and work with a professional pest management provider, and lists specific procedures that students and staff should follow to support a pest... 06/30/2004
Safer Schools: Achieving a Healthy Learning Environment through Integrated Pest Management. Integrated pest management (IPM) is a program of prevention, monitoring, and control that offers the opportunity to eliminate or drastically reduce hazardous pesticide use. IPM is intended to... 04/16/2003
School IPM (Integrated Pest Management in Schools). Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Integrated Pest Management Network, this site defines School IPM, provides information for the administrator,includes...
School IPM 2015: A Strategic Plan for Integrated Pest Management in Schools in the United States. Calls for a 70 percent reduction in pest complaints and pesticide use in schools and presents actions and a timeline for a coordinated effort to engage professionals in all walks of school life,... 02/24/2009
School IPM Model Contract. This document was designed to be used by officials working in schools, such as purchasing agents, who are responsible for procuring pest management services. The model contract provides a minimum... 12/31/2000
School Pesticide Provision to H.R. 1: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Department Operations, Oversight, Nutrition and Forestry of the Committee on Agriculture. This document is comprised of statements and materials submitted to a July 18, 2001 hearing on the school pesticide provision included in a Senate amendment to House Resolution 1 (H.R. 1), the... 07/17/2001
School Pesticide Question Challenges Policymakers To spray or not to spray? That's the dilemma facing school districts engaged in perennial battles with six-legged classroom intruders and harmful campus weeds. It's also a question state... 11/21/2000
Schooling of State Pesticide Laws 2010 Update. Examines state legislative efforts pertaining to pesticide use in and around schools. The report discusses hazards of pesticides commonly used in schools, a lack of federal protection, proposed... 09/30/2009
Schooling Without Pesticides. Reviews pending School Environment Protection Act (SEPA), which aims to ensure the management of school grounds without the use of toxic pesticides. 12/31/2009
Schools Save Money with Integrated Pest Management. Fact sheet on how an IPM program can decrease the amount of money a school will spend on pest control in the long run. Includes examples of IPM as an economical approach to pest management. 12/31/2001
Sleeping with the Enemy. Discusses the rising problem of bedbugs in dormitories. Techniques for identifying and infestation are discussed as is de-infesting with chemicals and heat. 12/31/2010
Strategies for Sustainable Landscapes. Discusses current high-efficiency irrigation systems, low-maintenance and regionally hardy plants, and integrated pest management for more environmentally conscious and affordable landscapes. 04/30/2011
Taking Control of Bothersome Birds. Reviews the health threats posed by birds and their droppings, strategies to control bird infestations at the outset, bird deterring products, and laws protecting migratory, but not domestic, bird... 08/31/2007