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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Administrator Information, School IPM
Abstract: Administrator Information includes sample policy statements, organization directories, sample IPM training outlines, school IPM questionaires and surveys, as well as forms and regulatory information.
Source: School IPM
URL: http://schoolipm.ifas.ufl.edu/admn_nfo.htm

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
URL: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/cfdocs/apps/schoolipm/main.cfm

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
URL: http://www.extension.umn.edu/pesticides/IPM/ipmhome.htm

Connecticut Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program for Schools
Abstract: The Connecticut School IPM Program is a five-step program that includes education and training, pest monitoring, non-chemical pest management, using pesticides, and record-keeping and evalutation.
Source: University of Connecticut
URL: http://www.hort.uconn.edu/ipm/general/scoolipm/ipm4school.ht
m

Ensuring the Health of Schools and Playgrounds
Abstract: Main school and playground topics include toxic metals, school pesticides, playground toxins, school siting issues, and school air quality.
Source: Generation Green
URL: http://www.generationgreen.org/schools%20playgrounds%20main.
htm

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
Abstract: Provides information on the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and EPA Pesticide Classification system.
Source: Texas A&M University
URL: http://schoolipm.tamu.edu/resources/fedlawsandreg.htm

Introduction to IPM (Michigan)
Abstract: Requirements, procedures, and policies for IPM in public buildings, including schools, and applicator training requirements.
Source: Department of Agriculture, Michigan Gov.
URL: http://www.michigan.gov/mda/0,1607,7-125-1566_2405_37164---,
00.html

IPM in Schools Nationwide Directory
Abstract: During the evolution of IPM in schools, many states have taken many different approaches. Some states have passed mandates, while others push the initiative on a purely voluntary basis. This provides a clickable map to locate information on the status of school IPM in your state.
Source: U.S. EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/region5/pesticides/ipm/index.html

IPM Overview
Abstract: This brief fact sheet identifies benefits of IPM and common barriers to implementing school IPM programs.
Source: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
URL: http://www.mda.state.mn.us/plants/pestmanagement/ipm/definit
ion.htm

National Compliance Assistance Clearinghouse
Abstract: The clearinghouse provides quick access to compliance tools, contacts, and information on planned activities available on the internet from across the EPA as well as other compliance assistance providers.
Source: U.S. EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/compliance/assistance/clearinghouse.html

Pest Management Policy/Child Care IPM
Abstract: Updates of regulations and legislation in regards to IPM in child care facilities.
Source: IPM Technical Rseource Center
URL: http://www.entm.purdue.edu/entomology/outreach/schoolipm/1ki
d/kid1b.htm

Pest Management Practices in Minnesota K-12 Schools
Abstract: This 147-page document resulted from a study on Pesticides - Use, Effects, and Alternatives to Pesticides in Schools. Included are detailed findings on demographics, current policies (1999), current services (1999), pesticide applications, most troublesome pests and increasing IPM use.
Source: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
URL: http://www.mda.state.mn.us/plants/pestmanagement/ipm/ipminsc
hools.htm

Pesticide Laws and Regulations
Abstract: EPA regulates the use of pesticides under the authority of two federal statutes: the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/regulating/laws.htm

Regulating Biopesticides
Abstract: Before a pesticide can be marketed and used in the United States, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) requires that EPA evaluate the proposed pesticide to assure that its use will not pose unreasonable risks of harm to human health and the environment. This regulation involves an extensive review of health and safety information. This site includes biopesticide active ingredient fact sheets, lasws, international issues, storage and disposal, adverse effects reporting, restricted and cancelled uses, pesticide tolerances, and registration information sources.
Source: US EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/biopesticides/

School IPM for Parents and Teachers
Abstract: Background information and guidance offer suggestions for implementing an IPM program at schools. This link is directed to parents and teachers. Included are examples of school IPM programs, information on pesticide hazards, regulations, sample policies, and suggestions for notifiying parents.
Source:
URL: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/cfdocs/apps/schoolipm/parent_teacher/
main.cfm?crumbs_list=1,15

Schooling of State Pesticide Laws -- 2002 Update [PDF]
Abstract: This is a review of state pesticide laws regarding schools with a table that summarizes how states around the country protect children from exposures.
Source: Beyond Pesticides
URL: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/publications/School_
report_update_2002.pdf

State School Pesticide Law - Illinois
Abstract: School pesticide policies and programs in Illinois.
Source: Beyond Pesticides
URL: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/schoolpolicies/state
%20laws/il.htm

State School Pesticide Law - Indiana
Abstract: School pesticide policies and programs in Indiana.
Source: Beyond Pesticides
URL: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/schoolpolicies/state
%20laws/in.htm

State School Pesticide Law - Michigan
Abstract: School pesticide policies and programs in Michigan.
Source: Beyond Pesticides
URL: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/schoolpolicies/state
%20laws/mi.htm

State School Pesticide Law - Minnesota
Abstract: School pesticide policies and programs in Minnesota.
Source: Beyond Pesticides
URL: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/schoolpolicies/state
%20laws/mn.htm

State School Pesticide Law - New York
Abstract: School pesticide policies and programs in New York.
Source: Beyond Pesticides
URL: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/schoolpolicies/state
%20laws/ny.htm

State School Pesticide Law - Ohio
Abstract: School pesticide policies and programs in Ohio.
Source: Beyond Pesticides
URL: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/schoolpolicies/state
%20laws/oh.htm

State School Pesticide Law - Pennsylvania
Abstract: School pesticide policies and programs in Pennsylvania.
Source: Beyond Pesticides
URL: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/schoolpolicies/state
%20laws/pa.htm

State School Pesticide Law - Wisconsin
Abstract: School pesticide policies and programs in Wisconsin.
Source: Beyond Pesticides
URL: http://www.beyondpesticides.org/schools/schoolpolicies/state
%20laws/wi.htm

 


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