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

Overview

NCAP: Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides video channel 

The NOFA Organic Lawn Care Guide  Now Available as a Free PDF!  Read the entire Organic Lawn care guide for free at http://ctnofa.org/Documents/book_FINAL_OPT.pdf and get the Organic Fertilizer Fact sheet at http://www.organiclandcare.net/sites/default/files/organicfertilizerfactsheet-opt.pdf     SNAP Comment: covers soil, fertilizers, organic practices, weed, disease and insect control.

Sustainable Places Information Network  (a new NCAP page) including  Alternatives in Action videos. US produced. some products may not be available in Canada. D.I.Y. Pest Control   

ManageSafe  Least-Toxic Control of Pests in the Home and Garden (Beyond Pesticides)

Organic Land Care Training for Municipal Officials or Transitioning Landscapers prepared by Paule Hjertaas, SNAP

Organic Gardening class notes and Tips to Garden Organically prepared by Paule Hjertaas, SNAP. The Power Point presentation deals with many individual pests such as aphids, wasps and others in point form.

Biorationals: Ecological Pest Management Database with product information for specific weed, insect, disease, vertebrate (mammals and birds), mollusk management. US site therefore not all products may be available in Canada.

Encyclopedic collection of non-toxic methods on handling crop/insect problems all over the world (including Canada) (Pesticide Action Network (PAN) - Germany). Access an amazing collection of homemade plant mixture remedies on the control map page under the heading "Plants in pest control".

Alternatives in SNAP's Links section

There are also excellent alternatives sites SNAP links to (NCAP and Beyond Pesticides) with great search capabilities and detailed information. PANNA' s Home, Pets & Garden section also presents detailed alternative solutions to the following problems: ants, cockroaches, fleas, flies, lice, ticks, mice and rats, spiders, wasps, etc

Natural Insect Control (Ontario): insect ,mammal and bird traps, parasites and predators for most indoor and outdoors pest problems; bee condos; natural fertilizers including corn gluten for weeds; books; Reemay row cover; Safer’s soap products; Bt H-14 for mosquitoes, bird feeders, houses, and accessories. Look at their catalog through shop on-line for solutions tailored to your problem.  Also Ask the Bugs newsletter, or phone them for advice at 1-905-382-2904

Asking for pesticide alternatives products in SK

SNAP's retailer survey prepared in 2007. List of licensed reduced-risk products available in Canada. At that time, neem products were not registered in Canada as a pesticides, only as a leaf shine.

Organic mulches give soil grounds for fertility. Some control weeds better than others.

Sask Agriculture' s organic crop information (2012)