Reports & Presentations
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The 5 Steps of IPM Help Reduce Pesticide Use – A basic look at IPM framework including strong definitions and the decision making process.
California Healthy Schools Act – AB 2260 – California’s IPM bill
Cost of IPM in Schools – Examples of cost-effective school IPM programs.
The Exterminator – A comic book published by the city of Davis, CA that humorously demonstrates the benefits of household IPM when compared to pesticide use.
Integrated Pest Management Program – The IPM policy for Portland Parks and Recreation from 2007.
Non-herbicidal Weed Control Strategies for Hardscapes and Fence Lines – A survey of non-herbicidal IPM techniques used by park managers in the northwest.
Non-herbicidal Weed Control Strategies for Shrub Beds and Landscapes – A survey of non-herbicidal IPM techniques used by park managers in the northwest.
Non-herbicidal Weed Control Strategies for Tree Wells – A survey of non-herbicidal IPM techniques used by park managers in the northwest.
Non-herbicidal Weed Control Strategies for Turf – A survey of non-herbicidal IPM techniques used by park managers in the northwest.
Oregon SB 637 – Oregon’s IPM bill
Organic Lawn Care – This article by Bruce Wenning supplies a list of methods that promote turf-grass growth and establishment, reduce insect and disease problems and conserve water.
Pesticide Free Parks - A pamphlet developed by the city of Eugene, OR about their pesticide-free parks program.
Pesticide-free Parks Programs in the Northwest – A survey of pesticide-free parks programs throughout the northwest. Includes background and staff contact information by city.
Pesticide Use by the Seattle School District – A report on pesticide use by the Seattle School District from 1996-1997.
Restoring Healthy School Landscapes – A handbook for installing natural landscapes around schools. Focused on preventative strategies for herbicide reduction.
Sample School IPM Policy – Sample language for an ecologically-based school IPM policy.
Unthinkable Risk: How Children Are Exposed and Harmed When Pesticides Are Used at School – An analysis of the risks posed to children by routine pesticide use in schools. Includes case studies and policy recommendations.
Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way – An essay on pesticide use and pesticide reduction in schools. Includes information on parent and staff involvement as well as school IPM resources.
Flamer Safety – Rudimentary safety precautions to abide by when operating, transporting and storing flame-weeding equipment.
Organic Integrated Disease Management – A look at plant diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses and nematodes, with recommendations for organic prevention and management strategies.
Organic Integrated Disease Management – An overview of plant diseases with organic strategies for prevention and management.
Organic Integrated Weed Management – An overview of cultural, biological, mechanical and chemical weed management approaches.
The Real Dirt on Organic Soils – A look at soil microbiology and the integrated soil food web.
Sustainable Pest Management in Berries – A survey of biological controls for use in berry plants and hedgerows. Emphasis on beneficial insects.