ERIC Number: ED437823
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
IPM Workbook for New York State Schools.
Stauffer, Steve; Ferrentino, Rod; Koplinka-Loehr, Carrie; Sharpe, Katey
Guidelines are provided for those just beginning, or planning to improve, an educational facility's Integrated Pesticide Management (IPM) program. The manual's first chapter discusses what an IPM is and why it should be implemented. The second chapter provides the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation program contacts and regulations concerning pesticide programs. The third chapter examines the administration of a school IPM program, including the development of an official school IPM policy, a model policy statement, and details of IMP bids and contracts. The fourth and fifth chapters provide the elements of an IPM approach to school buildings and their athletic fields and grounds. The manual's final chapter discusses safety precautions and personal protection for the applicator and worker. Also included are a glossary of terms. (Contains approximately 92 print and electronic resources.) (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Pesticides, Policy Formation, Program Development, Public Schools
For full text see Web site: http//www.nysaes.cornell.edu/ipmnet/ny/urbans.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Support Staff
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.; New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Albany.
Authoring Institution: Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY. Cooperative Extension Service.
Identifiers - Location: New York