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Month: April 2016

Portland, Oregon Parks & Rec Department Seeks IPM Coordinator

The City of Portland, Portland Parks and Recreation is looking for an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Coordinator. This position is responsible for developing and coordinating the bureau-wide comprehensive oversight program for the integrated management of vegetation, insect, disease and other pests in both developed and natural area park lands; providing related training to other staff… Read more »

May 10 HUD Healthy Homes Research Seminar on IPM

The Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes (OLHCHH) is sponsoring a series of seminars to present research and evaluation findings on key healthy homes issues at HUD headquarters and via public webcast, including one on Integrated Pest Management on May 10th. The purpose of the series is to highlight OHHLHC-sponsored research and evaluation… Read more »

Now Hiring an Inspection Specialist for Sustainable Food Group Project

The IPM Institute is now hiring for a full-time position to contribute to verification efforts for sustainability programs for farmers, food companies and supply chains. The individual in this position will supervise our team of inspectors to verify information provided by suppliers, growers and distributors. This position is responsible for producing accurate, high quality reports… Read more »

School District Participants Sought for EPA-Funded Study on the Economics of School IPM

Health Resources in Action (HRiA) is seeking applications from school districts across the country to participate in an economic assessment of the implementation of integrated pest management programs in schools. The project, Keeping the Pests Out: The Economics of IPM in Schools, is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and… Read more »

Upcoming EPA Webinar: Vertebrate Turf Pests on School Grounds

Join the EPA and three vertebrate turf pest IPM experts on Tuesday April 19 from 1-2:30 PM CDT for a webinar on addressing those pesky critters that infest school turf areas. Stephen Vantassel, Ph.D., Vertebrate Pest Specialist with the Montana Department of Agriculture, will discuss control strategies for moles, voles and pocket gophers, Samuel Smallidge,… Read more »

IPM Institute Seeks Community IPM Project Manager

The IPM Institute has an open position for a Community IPM Project Manager. Primary responsibilities will include 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… Read more »