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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

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

Children's Health, Pesticides [PDF]
Abstract: A lesson for pre K-3 on pests and the five principles of IPM. (PDF Format; Length: 20 pages)
Source: Indiana Department of Environmental Management
URL: http://www.in.gov/idem/files/childrenshealth.pdf

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

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
URL: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ipm/schoolipm/

IPM in Schools
Abstract: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the University of Minnesota, because of the interest being expressed concerning IPM in K-12 schools, jointly established a voluntary IPM in K-12 Schools Working Group. This provides a comprehensive review of IPM in schools, complete with policies fact sheets, PowerPoint presentations, educator material, and additional links.
Source: Minnesota Department of Agriculture
URL: http://www.mda.state.mn.us/ipm/ipminschools.html

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/

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
URL: http://www.nanps.org/associations.aspx

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.
Source: NCAP
URL: http://www.pesticide.org/

Pesticides Glossary
Abstract: Glossary of pesticide terms; many are non-technical and linked for additional clarification.
Source: U.S. EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/glossary/index.html

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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Selecting Treatment Strategies [PDF]
Abstract: Pest managers need to consider many strategies for control and effective programs. This offers a simple explanation of key treatment strategies.
Source: U.S. EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ipm/schoolipm/chap-4.pdf

Technical Information
Abstract: Technical information includes IPM design, pests, pesticides, and non-pesticides.
Source: School IPM
URL: http://schoolipm.ifas.ufl.edu/tech.htm

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

WhatisIPM
Abstract: Homeowners, schools, and businesses seeking more information for protection from pests and the health and property threats that they pose can visit www.whatisIPM.org for integrated pest management (IPM) information and techniques. The most popular feature on the site  a virtual home tour  gives web users a "hands-on" opportunity to learn how pests can enter their homes and how a properly implemented IPM plan can effectively prevent and control pests.
Source: National Pest Management Association
URL: http://www.whatisipm.org/schools_IPM.asp

 


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