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Announcements from PestWise Programs
PestWise Programs in the News
Office of Pesticide Programs Pesticide News Stories
PESPWire: An electronic bulletin featuring news and information of interest to PestWise members, partners and pesticide community stakeholders.
- Fall 2014 PESPWire (print version, 13 pp, 2.1 MB about PDF)
- Summer 2014 PESPWire (print version, 7 pp, 0.7 MB about PDF)
- Spring 2014 PESPWire (print version, 10 pp, 1.0 MB about PDF)
- Winter 2014 PESPWire (print version, 13 pp, 3.1 MB about PDF)
- Fall 2013 PESPWire (print version, 14 pp, 3.9 MB about PDF)
- Summer 2013 PESPWire (print version, 13 pp, 4.0 MB about PDF)
- Spring 2013 PESPWire (print version, 9 pp, 1.8 MB about PDF)
- Winter 2013 PESPWire (print version, 10 pp, 1.3 MB about PDF)
- Fall 2012 PESPWire e-newsletter (print version, 13 pp, 1.9 MB about PDF)
- Summer 2012 PESPWire e-newsletter (print version, 10 pp, 3.4 MB about PDF)
- Spring 2012 PESPWire e-newsletter (print version, 11 pp, 2.1 MB about PDF)
Announcements from PestWise Programs
- EPA releases Tick Safety in Schools (PDF, 10 pp, 508KB)
- EPA releases Saving Dollars and Making Sense: Keeping Bugs Out of the Classroom (PDF, 2 pp, 136 KB)
- EPA releases Model Pesticide Safety and IPM Guidance Policy for School Districts (PDF, 16 pp, 183 KB)
- 07/2014 - The Summer Edition of EPA's PESPWire (PDF, 7 pp, 750KB) has been released
- 4/22/2014 - The Spring Edition of the EPA's PESPWire e-newsletter is released (10 pp, 1.0 MB about PDF)
- 4/11/2014 - EPA releases Federal Initiative: Tick-Borne Disease Integrated Pest Management White Paper
- 3/12/2014 - EPA Awards More than $500,000 to Schools to Help Reduce Children’s Exposure to Pesticides
- 3/12/2014 - EPA Blog: Is Your Child's School Stuck on a Pest Control Treadmill?
- 2/05/2014 - The Winter Edition of the EPA's PESPWire e-newsletter is released (13 pp, 3.1 MB about PDF)
- 1/08/2014 - EPA Awards Almost Half a Million in Funding to Three Universities for Projects to Reduce Pesticide Risk Including Risks to Bees
- 12/02/2013 - Cornell University, through a Regional Agricultural IPM Grant from EPA Region 2, will be hosting a six-part webinar series on Pesticide Resistance Management in Greenhouses beginning December 12, 2013.
- 11/07/2013 - The Fall Edition of the EPA's PESPWire e-newsletter is released (14 pp, 3.9 MB about PDF)
- 06/14/2013 - EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting proposals for 2013 School IPM Grants (20 pp, 0.2 MB, PDF) totaling approximately $700,000 for projectsfurther, through research, development, monitoring, public education, training, demonstrations, or studies, the adoption of verifiable IPM by the nation’s kindergarten to 12th grade public and tribal schools.
- 05/15/2013 - EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting proposals for 2013 Regional Agricultural IPM Grants (23 pp, 0.2 MB, PDF) totaling $422,000 for projects that support IPM approaches to reduce pesticide risk in agriculture.
- 04/25/2013 - EPA and the National Pest Management Association will co-host the webinar, Understanding Bed Bugs in Schools, from 1-2 PM EDT.
- 03/19/2013 - EPA's Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program releases the PESPWire Spring 2013 e-newsletter (9 pp, 1.8 MB about PDF)
- 02/11/2013 - EPA to host Webinar, Integrated Pest Management in Schools: Protecting Children in Schools from Pests and Pesticides, on March 6th, 2-3 PM EST as part of the Dept. of Education’s Green Strides webinar series. Register for this webinar that will cover how to establish a school IPM program and tips for practical application of school IPM strategies.
- 02/07/2013 - EPA's Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program releases the Winter 2013 PESPWire e-newsletter (10 pp, 1.3 MB about PDF)
- 11/19/2012 - EPA releases its Strategic and Implementation Plan for School IPM (13pp, 234k about PDF)
- 11/02/2012 - EPA's Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program releases the Fall 2012 PESPWire e-newsletter (13 pp, 1.9 MB about PDF)
- 04/06/2012 - EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs selects six projects to receive School IPM Grants
- 03/27/2012 - Congratulations 2012 PestWise awardees for their outstanding commitment to reducing pesticide risk!
- 03/27/2012 - EPA's Office of Children's Health Protection and Office of Pesticide Programs are sponsoring the free webinar, "IPM in Child Care Centers: Protecting Children from Pests and Pesticides" on April 24, 2012.
- 03/15/2012 - EPA's Pesticide Environmental Stewardship Program releases the Spring 2012 PESPWire e-newsletter (11 pp, 2.1 MB about PDF)
- 01/31/2012 - EPA makes available Integrated Pest Management In Buildings (PDF, 20 pp, 0.8 MB), to help building managers understand how to implement and verify IPM services
- 10/2014 - EPA recognizes Pike Township's (IN) model school IPM program
- 10/2014 - EPA honors Mooresville (IN) schools for their IPM program
- 01/2014 - U.S. funds research to reduce use of pesticides harmful to bees
- 01/2014 - EPA issues grants to lower pesticide risk to bees
- 04/2012 - Loveland School District, CO Press Release on PestWise Award to the National Schools Demonstration Projects