Community IPM Project Manager

New manager position available with an independent non-profit organization working to improve sustainability in agriculture and communities through Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Primary responsibilities will be providing leadership for and oversight of the organization’s community IPM programs, actively engaging the broader IPM community and building and maintaining strong relationships with both federal and private funders. The ideal candidate will possess experience in the field of IPM with an understanding of issues related to structural and landscape IPM. Continue reading

Tick Safe Schools via Integrated Pest Management

Join us for a Webinar on September 30

Dr. Thomas Mather, Professor and Director of the University of the Rhode Island Center for Vector Borne Diseases, will discuss tick borne diseases and prevalence, the identification, inspection and removal of ticks, followed by the “Tick encounter” web resource. Dr. Marcia Anderson, Environmental Protection Specialist from the EPA, will review passive prevention via landscape design, sanitation, maintenance the EPA role in tick IPM and on how to incorporate Tick IPM into your School IPM plan. Dr. Kathy Murray, Coordinator of the Maine SIPM program, Maine Dept. of Agriculture, will discuss the importance of monitoring, repellants, active prevention via pesticidal tools, research, and additional resources. They will be followed by a Q & A session. Continue reading

EPA and CDC Host Conference on IPM and Tick-Borne Disease March 5-6, 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Centers for Disease Control will co-host the Tick-Borne Disease Integrated Pest Management (TBD-IPM) Conference on March 5-6, 2013, at the EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs in Arlington, VA (2777 South Crystal Drive Arlington, VA 22202).

  • March 5: Federal Partners Only (Room S4370/4380)
  • March 6: Researchers, Partners, Stakeholders and the Public (1st Floor Conference Center)

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