ERIC Number: ED437817
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar-31
Reference Count: N/A
A Practical Guide to Management of Common Pests in Schools. Integrated Pest Management.
Illinois State Dept. of Public Health, Springfield.; Illinois Univ., Urbana. Cooperative Extension Service.
This 3-part manual is designed to assist school officials understand the principles of Integrated Pest Management and aid them in implementing those principles into a comprehensive pest control program in their facilities. Developed for Illinois, this guide can be applied in part or in total to other areas of the country. Part 1 explains what an IPM program is, its disadvantages and advantages, and costs. Part 2 examines priority setting in the steps for building an IPM program in schools. Part 3 offers tips for using an IPM program effectively against such pests as cockroaches, pantry pests, ants, spiders, wasps, termites, mice, head lice and "mystery bugs." Appendices provide a pictorial key to some common adult cockroaches and information on distinguishing between termite and ant swarms. (GR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Pests, Program Development, Public Schools, State School District Relationship
Illinois Department of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health, 525 W. Jefferson St., Springfield, IL 62761. Tel: 217-782-5830 (hearing impaired use only); Tel: 800-547-0466 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; For full text: http://www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/entpestfshts.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Support Staff
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Dept. of Public Health, Springfield.; Illinois Univ., Urbana. Cooperative Extension Service.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois