Bed Bugs in Schools – EPA Webinar, December 15

EPA’s Center of Expertise for School Integrated Pest Management (IPM) will host a webinar, “Bed Bugs in Schools,” on December 15 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., Eastern Time.

  • This webinar will detail the challenges bed bugs present for schools and review control and management tactics. It will illustrate a working bed bug plan in action and discuss everyone’s role in recognizing and stopping infestations. The webinar will feature:
  • Stephen Kells, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Extension Entomologist, University of Minnesota
  • Marcia Anderson, Ph.D., Environmental Protection Specialist,  EPA Center of Expertise for School IPM
  • Steven Morlino, Executive Director of Facilities, Paterson (New Jersey) Public Schools

Register for the webinar: epawebconferencing.acms.com/sipm_bedbugs/event/registration.html.   Continue reading

Discover How to Support Pollinators with Cover Crops

Cover crops can do a lot for your farm. To learn how they can support a thriving community of pollinators and beneficial insects—which in turn can improve crop quality and yield—check out Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education’s (SARE) new 16-page publication, Cover Cropping for Pollinators and Beneficial Insects. Continue reading