Philadelphia School and Community Integrated Pest Management Partnership
New Bed Bug Task Force in Philly
February 18, 2015Bed bugs infestations are on the rise in urban areas across the country, but one city is taking steps to control this growing problem. The Philadelphia Bed Bug Task Force held its first organizational meeting recently, including representatives from apartment associations, realtors, supportive housing, the Philadelphia Health Department, the Philadelphia Street Departments, pest control operators, landlords and residents.
Looking for a Place to Get Warm
February 5, 2015Winter is a cold and windy season and this year is no exception. But people aren’t the only ones looking for a warm place to stay. Pests are looking for shelter, too, as well as water and food sources. This is a great time of year to practice IPM techniques to keep pests from becoming a problem in your school or child care facility.
January School IPM Newsletter Now Available
January 22, 2015In this issue you will find: First Graders Solve Pesty Mystery!; Learn About IPM; Spotlight: Squirrels; Keep Pests Out This Winter!
Growing Roots in Farm to School Webinar Series
March 3 - May 28, 2015
Energy Savings Plus Health: Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for School Building Upgrades
March 4, 2015
Winter Wednesday Lunch Series: Vegetable and Small Fruit Production Webinars
March 4 - April 1, 2015