Reliance on pesticides has fueled major concerns and controversies. There have been many advances in strategies and practices for managing pests. To understand the complexities of pest management and overall eco-system management the following resources will be helpful to direct policy makers, budget managers, researchers, teachers, practitioners and other pest management professionals into appropriate areas of scientific and project management literature.
Pest control operators, public health officials, IPM coordinators, nurserymen, ground maintenance personnel, sanitarians, garden shop personnel, city foresters, roads/airport/facility/park maintenance managers, horticulturists, landscape architects, backyard gardeners and other professionals will be afforded a good reference point for the incorporation of alternate strategies into their pest control projects.
A current list of pesticides that are used by County departments and the associated labels and SDS.
Reasons for IPM
Learn more about IPM and pesticides, if there an ideal pesticide, pesticide labels, pesticide emergencies, health risks, pesticide related safety education, environmental issues and how IPM fits into all this.
Remain informed on the regulations and policy developments prepared by federal, state, county and municipal jurisdictions.
Find out about strategies that encourage pesticide reduction through the use of sustainable landscape design and other pest management techniques.