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Join the StopPests team at Cornell

The Northeastern IPM Center at Cornell University is hiring an Extension Support Specialist. This individual will work with affordable housing providers across the country as a consultant and a trainer for the StopPests in Housing Program. The mission of StopPests is to eliminate high-level infestations of public health pests from affordable housing. The position is based in Ithaca, NY at Cornell University but offers travel opportunities throughout the U.S. Are you interested in helping affordable housing providers safely manage pests with integrated pest management? Or do you know someone who might be? Check out the full position description and application details and share: https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10164/jobdetail.ftl?job=26167

Pollinators take center stage on Capitol Hill

Pollinator health is a hot topic on Capitol Hill. “Saving America’s Pollinators Act of 2013” would require EPA restrictions on neonicotinoid pesticides on bee-attractive plants. A House Agriculture subcommittee is reviewing the bill now. Also in the House subcommittee, bill  H.R. 5447 pushes for expedited approval of pesticides “for the management of parasitic pests that adversely impact the health of managed pollinator bees, and for other purposes.” The Natural Resources Defense Council sees the bill as unnecessary, and recommends expedited review for only those products meeting current reduced-risk criteria set by EPA.

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Pesticide Safety Educator position open in California

Open position with the Statewide IPM Program in California.

We are hiring a Pesticide Safety Educator. If you know anyone who would be interested, please encourage them to apply by December 17. We may extend the closing date depending on the applicant pool.

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