• Learn to Keep Insects Out of your Crops
  • Learn to Manage Pests Naturally
  • Grow a Lush Garden Organically
  • SNAP Display at Event
  • Link to SK Organic Resources
  • Learn About Colony Collapse Disorder and How to Protect Bees
  • LIving Near Fields Increases Pesticide Exposure
  • Weeds Can Be Managed Without Chemical Pesticides
  • Learn About Pesticides in Foods
  • SNAP Tour of Organic Vegetable Garden


Friday, August 8, 2014

Sierra Club discovers that the PMRA just registered a couple of new neonics.

Both products contain the active ingredient clothianidin.
Sunday, July 20, 2014

Roundup Toxicity May Impact Male Fertility: Study

Friday, July 11, 2014

Autism risk higher near pesticide-treated fields, study says

Exposure of pregnant women to organophosphates and also for the first time to pyrethroids linked to autism risk.
Thursday, June 26, 2014

GOING GMO-FREE Grocer's Toolkit

Apaproach your grocery store to start buying gmo-free foods
Thursday, June 26, 2014

New Tests Find Bee-killing Pesticides in ‘bee-friendly’ Plants sold in Portland, ME Garden Centers

data indicate that many plants sold in nurseries and garden stores across the U.S. and Canada are being pre-treated with systemic neonicotinoid insecticides, making them potentially toxic to pollinators
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

March Against Monsanto

Regina link
Saturday, October 12, 2013

March Agaist Monsanto-Regina

Saturday October 12, 2013. Meet at Legislature at 10:30 am. Bring your own signs.
Saturday, May 25, 2013

March Against Monsanto

details for Regina and Saskatoon
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Organic Gardening class Regina, Sunrise library

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Tips to Garden Organically Regina

6:30-8:30 p.m. Regina Public Library, Connaught Branch. Register with the library. Class notes will be available.
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

A Consultation to Amend the Saskatchewan Pest Control Products Regulations, 1995.June 16, 2014. Return by August 15, 2014.

Contact for an electronic copy of the document or questions below
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Friends of the Earth Bee-Action Campaign

to deal with large retailers selling bedding plants contaminated with neonicotinoids
Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Canada’s pesticide regulators want to know your thoughts about saving bees (LAST CHANCE)

deadline: December 12th, 2013, link to Sierra Club petition to the PMRA and SNAP letter to Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency.
Thursday, May 23, 2013


Neonocotinoids insecticides threaten bees and our ecosystem. Please sigh the petition.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Sign health professional letter to support pesticide ban in BC

The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment (CAPE) has created an open letter allowing Canada’s health professionals to support a lawn pesticide ban across British Columbia. The letter — which was signed by nearly 100 doctors, nurses, and
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A Better Alternative...

SNAP's mission is to work towards environmental sustainability in Saskatchewan by promoting better understanding of the impact of pesticides (insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, etc) on health and environment, greater awareness and availability of alternatives for controlling pests, diseases and weeds, and significant reductions in pesticide use.

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 The fall herbicide program is starting on Thursday, 31 July 2014.

 Check the City of Regina Pesticide Line at 306 777-7777 to get the latest spray schedule. 

Wascana Center Authority  To be added to the notification list, phone the Wascana office at 306-522-3661. You will get weekly emails with the schedule for the upcoming week. D’Arcy Schenk is manager of forestry and horticulture – darcy.schenk@wascana.ca

List of the 2014 pesticide spraying schedules. week of July 28: herbiciding in Douglas Park area, U of R, Legislative area.

I personally avoid Wascana during the spray season. But if you go and get sick, here is what you should do