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Pest Control in the School Environment: Implementing Integrated Pest Management
Publish Date: 2017-05
Author/Source: EPA
Description: This booklet introduces and reacquaints readers with effective IPM. It presents recommendations for best management practices for IPM in schools. Throughout the nation, schools that have adopted IPM report long term, sustainable pest mitigation that both reduces the use of pesticides and is cost effective.
State/Region: National
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School IPM Best Practices
Publish Date: 2014-04
Author/Source: New York State IPM Program
Description: This online resource provides easy-to-use information to assist implementation of Integrated Pest Management on school property and facilitate reduced dependence on pesticides. Includes a guide on how to practice IPM and site specific best management practices for school IPM.
State/Region: Northeast
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Efficacy of Products to Remove Eggs of Pediculus humanus capitis (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) From the Human Hair
Publish Date: 2014-03-05
Author/Source: Hilde Lapeere , Lieve Brochez , Evelien Verhaeghe , Robert H. Vander Stichele , Jean-Paul Remon , Jo Lambert , and Luc Leybaer
Description: e. The objective of the current study was to determine the efficacy of several products to remove eggshells from human hair using an objective measurement procedure. Water and ordinary hair conditioner significantly facilitated the removal of nits in vitro. We found no difference between ordinary conditioner and products specifically marketed for the purpose of nit removal. Other products such as formic acid solution and almond oil did not have a beneficial effect.
State/Region: National
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School IPM (PPTX)
Publish Date: 2014
Author/Source: Rachel Maccini and Faye Cragin
Description: This PowerPoint presentation from University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension provides an overview of IPM best practices for schools.
State/Region: Northeast
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The Pennsylvania State University IPM Website
Publish Date: 2014
Description: The mission of this program is to promote effective pest management that results in the efficient protection of our food, fiber, health, home and industrial resources in a manner that is profitable, safe and environmentally compatible.
States/Regions: New England, Northeast, Pennsylvania
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University of Connecticut IPM Program Website
Publish Date: 2014
Description: University of Connecticut's IPM Program website
States/Regions: New England, Northeast
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IPM EMP for Schools
Publish Date: 2013
Author/Source: Various
Description: This environmental management system features dozens of documents to help schools implement an IPM operations and management plan.
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IPM Tactics for Managing Canada Geese (PDF)
Publish Date: 2013
Author/Source: Pest Press (IPM Institute of North America)
Description: This document describes habitat modification and management techniques for Canada geese. Includes information about federal and state laws related to geese and other migratory birds.
State/Region: National
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School IPM Pest Management Strategies Resource Page
Publish Date: 2013
Author/Source: School IPM 2015
Description: Website page featuring links to IPM resources for School pest management.
State/Region: National
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Pest Prevention by Design (PDF)
Publish Date: 2012-11-28
Author/Source: Chris A. Geiger, PhD; Caroline Cox, MS; et al.
Description: This 89-page book in PDF format contains guidelines for designing pests out of structures. Produced by a national project funded by the US Centers for Disease Control. For architects, engineers, builders, and the green building community on ways to design pests out of buildings, improve indoor air quality, and save money for the life of the building.
State/Region: National
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Bed Bugs Go To School (Presentation) (PDF)
Publish Date: 2012-05-01
Author/Source: US EPA
Description: This presentation shows school staff how to identify bed bugs, how to address a bed bug sighting at school, and how to use IPM methods to prevent and eliminate infestations.
State/Region: National
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A Generation in Jeopardy: How pesticides are undermining our children's health and intelligence (PDF)
Publish Date: 2012
Author/Source: Kristin S. Schafer, Emily C. Marquez
Description: The Pesticide Action Network of North America compiled this report on the effects of pesticides on children's health and cognitive ability.
State/Region: National
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Antimicrobial Pesticide Manual
Publish Date: 2012
Author/Source: University of Minnesota Extension
Description: The University of Minnesota bookstore provides this link to purchasing a copy of The University of Minnesota Extension's book on Antimicrobial Pesticide Manual. This manual is available for sale through this link and is ideal for those looking to eradicate mold in indoor commercial settings.
States/Regions: Minnesota, National
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Asthma Friendly Child Care
Publish Date: 2012
Author/Source: Lung Chicago
Description: By providing evaluation tools and training to childcare facilities, Asthma-Friendly Childcare Project strives to prevent unnecessary asthma emergencies in the daycare setting by increasing the number of asthma-friendly childcare facilities. Asthma-Friendly Childcare Project is funded in part by a grant from the Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund of The Chicago Community Trust.
State: Illinois
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Bed Bug Information Clearinghouse
Publish Date: 2012
Author/Source: US EPA
Description: The US EPA offers a clearinghouse site full of information and resources on Bed Bugs. Publications available in other languages.
State/Region: National
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California Breathing: Asthma Education for Childcare and Preschool Staff Guide
Publish Date: 2012
Author/Source: California Breathing
Description: This is a guide in several parts that is meant to educate preschool and child care staff on caring for and preparing the classroom setting for students with Asthma. For California based schools and child care centers.
State: California
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California Department of Pesticide Regulation: Child Care Facilities - Integrated Pest Management
Publish Date: 2012
Author/Source: California Department of Pesticide Regulation
Description: This site provides information on California's Healthy Schools Act as well as provides links to IPM for schools and child care centers in the state of California.
State: California
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Cleaning for Asthma Safe Schools
Publish Date: 2012
Author/Source: California Department of Public Health
Description: Tips on how to reduce asthma with cleaning practices
States/Regions: California, National
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Cleaning for Healthier Child Care
Publish Date: 2012
Author/Source: Informed Green Solutions
Description: A handbook of healthy cleaning tips for child care facilities
State/Region: National
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Cleaning, Sanitizing and Targeted Disinfection for t he School Bus (PDF)
Publish Date: 2012
Author/Source: NEA Health Information Network
Description: Cleaning and Sanitizing tips for School bus drivers.
State/Region: National
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