• Learn About Colony Collapse Disorder and How to Protect Bees
  • Learn About Pesticides in Foods
  • LIving Near Fields Increases Pesticide Exposure
  • Learn To Manage Weeds Without Chemical Pesticides
  • Learn to Manage Pests Naturally
  • SNAP Tour of Organic Vegetable Garden
  • SNAP Display at Event
  • Link to SK Organic Resources
  • Driving Near Recently Sprayed Fields Exposes People to Pesticides
  • Learn to Keep Insects Out of your Crops

News

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Cat and dog flea treatments can be toxic to pets, humans.

Cats can die from flea treatment used on dogs. HIgn levels of pesticides are found on fur and transfered to other surfaces in the home and people.
Sunday, November 2, 2014

Neonicotinoids: The New DDT?

27 minutes video from Earth Focus. Oct 13, 2014. Up to date scientific info on effects of neonics on terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, including the marine ecosystem.
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.
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Events

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Earth Democracy Dr. Vandana Shiva

TUESDAY October 28, 2014 7:30 p.m. University of Regina, Education Auditorium- FREE
Monday, October 27, 2014

The Blue Dot Tour with David Suzuki and Friends in Regina

7:00 PM LOCATION: Conexus Arts Centre, Main Theatre. PRICE: $22.00 - $127.00
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Every Bite Affects the World - Book Launch

Thursday, October 16 at 7:00pm . Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre, 2900 13th Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan
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.
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Action

Friday, February 6, 2015

Pest Control Products Act 'act' Urgent Action Alert

Government members of the Federal Standing Committee on Health are using their majority to force a very quick review of the Pest Control Products Act (the law that governs the licensing of pesticides in Canada). The Act--like many laws--contains a mandato
Thursday, November 27, 2014

SNAP signed on a campaign to ban triclosan

Sunday, October 12, 2014

TAKE ACTION! Tell the National Organic Standards Board: Keep Organic Strong!

A lot of the organic food coming into Canada from the USA. Organic needs to mean something. Please take a few seconds to sign this letter.
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
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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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SNAP's email address  snapinfo@sasktel.net  Contact us if you want to be added to our email list or have relevant questions.or comments.

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Regina 

 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