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

The Facts on Integrated Pest Management (IPM); The Top-5 Reasons Why IPM For Urban Landscapes Is Flawed (April 2004) 

Ending Toxic Dependency: State laws allows broad dependency on toxic pesticides. Only four U.S. states call for pesticide reduction and alternatives. "IPM is a term that has no agreed upon definition, and has been widely misused by the chemical and pest control industry”, while "organic agricultural practices are clearly codified."

Advancing Alternatives 2000 (PANNA report)  This report is designed to be a useful resource for individuals, organizations and institutions interested in adopting least-toxic Integrated Pest Management (IPM) methods in urban and suburban settings. It is divided into two equally important parts: case studies of successful IPM programs and a set of appendices that provide useful contacts for IPM programs, IPM consultants and organizations working towards pesticide reduction.


After three years and no improvement in the amount of pesticide spraying by the city of Regina, the IPM committe was disbanded.

Unknown History of the Regina IPM committee. SNAP’s Submission to the Regina Integrated Pest Management Advisory Committee (March 6, 2007)

Regina IPM comm terms of ref 1-2004

Hjertaas's Presentation on IPM to the Parks and Community Services Committee, city of Regina, Jan 21, 2004.


Biological Pest Controls Combat Citrus Disease after Pesticide Failure (Beyond Pesticides August 9, 2013) This use of biological pest control demonstrates that the use of toxic chemicals is unnecessary as safer alternatives have already been proven effective.

Goats Replace Herbicides at Historic Washington, DC Landmark  (Beyond Pesticides, August 8, 2013) 

Research Shows Structural IPM Confronts Pests and Reduces Pesticides
(Beyond Pesticides, February 3, 2012) A new study recently published in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management (JIPM) shows that from 2003 to 2008 the use of insecticide active ingredients was reduced by about 90% in University of Florida (UF) housing buildings after an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program was implemented...

New Study Finds “Single Visit” IPM Successful in NYC Public Housing (Beyond Pesticides, April 21, 2009) 

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