A study published by the Northern Research Station of the USDA Forest Service suggests that the loss of North American forests to invasive pests has a major effect on carbon dynamics. “The key impact of the tree-killing alien insects and diseases is that they are greatly increasing the rate at which trees die on average,”… Read more »
The School IPM working groups strive to make schools healthier places with fewer pests and pesticides by facilitating the development and adoption of IPM solutions. A school environment with pest and pesticide hazards can have a profound effect on students’ and school employees’ health in the short- and long-term. IPM in schools reduces pesticide use, residues and toxicity, and lowers the number of pest complaints. Schools can direct their staff to receive free online IPM training tailored for their role at www.stopschoolpests.com or contact us directly to learn more about a professional in-person training. Learn more.