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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Exploring Urban Integrated Pest Management: Activities and Resources for Teaching K-6
Abstract: The entire 76-page document is available in PDF format. Eleven chapters include fact sheets, introductions to IPM, and lessons.
Source: Michigan State Univeristy Pesticide Education, Elementary Urban IPM Curriculum
IPM for Teachers Curriculum
Abstract: Topics including insects, weeds, vertebrates, soil ecosystems, biological control and tactics, pesticides, natural areas (invasive plants), buildings and schools, and more help students understand principles of IPM.
Source: Pennsylvania IPM
Abstract: This brief fact sheet identifies benefits of IPM and common barriers to implementing school IPM programs.
Source: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Links and Resources for School IPM
Abstract: The IPM Institute of North America, Inc. is a non-profit Institute whose mission is to help increase IPM awareness and adoption.
Source: IPM Institute of North America, Inc.
Native Plant Society Associations
Abstract: The North American Native Plant Society fosters native plant initiatives across the country. This Web site provides links to native plant society associations throughout the Great Lakes as well as across the country.
Source: North American Native Plant Society
Northwest Coalition for Alernatives to Pesticides
Abstract: This Web site is dedicated to protecting people and the environment by advancing healthy solutions to pest problems. They offer programs, publications, and information; they produce the Journal of Pesticide Reform.
Pesticide Facts Sheets in Spanish
Abstract: Spanish fact sheets focus on topics such as how to protect yourself when using pesticides, reading a pesticide label, choosing a qualified pest management or lawn care company, and how to store and dispose of a pesticide.
Source: Pennsylvania IPM
Pesticide Information Profiles
Abstract: This is a cooperative effort of University of California-Davis, Oregon State University, Michigan State University, Cornell University, and the University of Idaho. It provides specific pesticide information relating to health and environmental effects.
Ten Reasons Not To Use Pesticides [PDF]
Abstract: This four-page document lists ten of the primary reasons for not using pesticides.
Where There's A Will, There's A Way [PDF]
Abstract: Printed in 1994, this seven-page article addresses cases studies and issues from around the country in regard to pesticide management and children's health in schools.
Source: Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides