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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Alien Invaders, EEK
Abstract: Alien plants and animals in Wisconsin and the Great Lakes region are best eliminated if they can be identified and if their biological needs are understood.
Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
All About Insects [PDF]
Abstract: Effective managemet of pests requires knowledge of their biology, habits, and abilities.. Students take notes and learn about the characteristics, capabilities, and life cycles of insects.
Source: Elementary Urban IPM Curriculum, Michigan Pesticide Education
California School Integrated Pest Management Program
Abstract: A variety of documents, Web links, and other resources related to the California Healthy Schools Act of 2000 are available. This site is designed for school administrators, IPM coordinators, maintenance and operations staff, parents, and teachers.
Source: California Department of Pesticide Regulation
Community and School Integrated Pest Management
Abstract: This Web site offers links to state and national school IPM information.
Source: University of Minnesota Extension Service
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
Integrated Pest Management for Schools: A How-to Manual
Abstract: IPM principles and practices for schools, fact sheets, forms, curricula, and many resources. Available as PDF.
Source: U.S. EPA
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
IPM for Your School
Abstract: Guidelines for understanding IPM and for adapting the process into the school are offered, complete with a general overview, suggestions for monitoring, indentifying target pests, making management decisions, and control methods.
Source: University of Nebraska, Lincoln
IPM Technical Resource Center
Abstract: The Midwest Technical Resource Center for IPM in schools and day cares offers information on improved pest management practices that enable schools to employ better techniques for maintaining safe and pest-free learning environments.
Source: Purdue University