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Reasons for Change
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Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
NOTE: [PDF] links require Acrobat Reader from Adobe.

Action Thresholds in School IPM Programs [PDF]
Abstract: "An action threshold is the point at which an IPM technician takes action to reduce a pest's numbers. Sometimes an action threshold is a number, sometimes it is qualitative." This document discovers factors to consider for establishing thresholds.
Source: Maryland Department of Agriculture
URL: http://schoolipm.ifas.ufl.edu/doc/MD_thres.pdf

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
URL: http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/earth/aliens.htm

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
URL: http://www.pested.msu.edu/CommunitySchoolIpm/curriculum.htm

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
URL: http://paipm.cas.psu.edu/schools/courseguide.html

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
URL: http://schoolipm.unl.edu/ipmpolicy/creatingipm.shtml

IPM Learning Modules
Abstract: The IPM Learning Modules from Nebraska include an introduction to integrated pest management, assessment/evaluation, asthma triggers in schools, IPM treatment strategies and mold and indoor air quality in schools; school ground pest modules (birds, spiders, stinging insects, snakes, rabbits, rodents and a few other mammalian pests); structural pest modules (ants, bats, birds, cockroaches, flies, head lice, silverfish, spiders, stinging insects, stored product pests, mice and rats, and snakes); and site specific modules (school grounds/landscape and school turfgrass). These are offered in both low and high resolution.
Source: University of Nebraska
URL: http://schoolipm.unl.edu/ipmmodules/

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

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
URL: http://www.entm.purdue.edu/entomology/outreach/schoolipm/

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/
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Ten Reasons Not To Use Pesticides [PDF]
Abstract: This four-page document lists ten of the primary reasons for not using pesticides.
Source: NCAP
URL: http://www.pesticide.org/TenReasons.pdf

What is School IPM
Abstract: Parents: how to get IPM implemented in your child's school; administrators: how to get IPM implemented in school. How to overcome barriers.
Source:
URL: http://schoolipm.ifas.ufl.edu/what_ipm.htm

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
URL: http://www.pesticide.org/WhereWillWay.pdf

 


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