This webinar is a follow-up to the Virtual School Walkthrough 1.0 webinar, held in December 2011. This webinar will touch upon the information presented in December, but further delve into how you can effectively respond to IAQ issues and concerns and how to communicate your IAQ assessment findings to your school community.
An estimated one-third of schools have poor air quality bad enough to cause respiratory health problems for children and their teachers. The threat to health may be increasing as tight budgets lead to schools cutting back on ventilation, maintenance and upkeep.
Please join us next Thursday for our last webinar on reducing exposure to chemicals in schools.
Discussion on white paper development: "Best Practices and Policies for Eliminating Chemical Releases and Exposures in Schools".
The Accreditation Course in Organic Land Care is for any land care professional or enthusiast to learn the ecology of residential yards or municipal and school grounds and to learn how to care for these spaces using sustainable and safe products and methods. The course is ten years old, has taught over 1200 students, and there are currently about 550 Accredited Organic Land Care Professionals (AOLCPs) bringing this expertise to their jobs as landscapers, groundskeepers, conservationists, planners, garden center employees and a number of other fields.
The College of Ag Sciences and the Pennsylvania IPM Program will be exhibiting at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country.
The DEODC Emergency Preparedness Planning (EPP) Team and the Interstate Chemical Threats Workgroup (ICTW) invites you to attend our Fall Webinar Series
Speakers: David Blake, Environmental Specialist/Indoor Air/Asbestos, Northwest Clean Air Agency Richard Prill, Building Science and Indoor Air Quality Specialist, Washington State University Facilitator: Jennifer Lemon, Indoor Environments Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Attend this webinar to: · Gain insight on how to identify potential IAQ issues before they become major problems for your school community. · Learn when and how to take, interpret and use IAQ-related measurements to determine the condition of your school buildings. · Discover tools and resources your school can use, including checklists within the IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit, to conduct a thorough and effective walkthrough investigation. · Learn the importance of prioritizing IAQ issues and the power of effective communication when responding to reports and concerns. · Hear about Dave and Rich’s follow up webinar on measuring and testing, which will be held in January 2012.
For experienced organic vegetable producers: This one-day intensive is designed to facilitate grower discussion on key management practices and bring in the latest research findings on organic production in the Northeast.
The Green Expo Turf & Landscape Conference and trade show provides education, business, fellowship, and environmental stewardship opportunities in partnership with the Golf Course Superintendents Association of New Jersey, and The Center for Turfgrass Science at Rutgers University.
"Turning a New Leaf" is the fourth conference put on by the Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council. It will be a full day conference with an Eco-Marketplace/Vendors Market, bringing together landscaping professionals, environmental nonprofits, and government agencies to exchange information and network. From the science of storm water management to native plant marketing techniques, this conference focuses on innovative practices to improve your business and the health of the environment and the Chesapeake Bay. Homeowners are welcome.
Rodenticides are an important tool for public health pest control, including controlling mice and rats around the home; however, the use of these products has been associated with accidental exposures to thousands of children each year.
Join an interactive, 75-minute webcast to hear experts on healthy, high performing educational facilities discuss how to qualify and apply for the US Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Program. You will learn how participating in this recognition program will help you implement successful energy conservation initiatives, achieve cost savings, and provide a healthier educational environment.
For four days each year, ESA’s Annual Meeting brings together the scientific leaders of entomology – scientists, researchers, educators, students, and others from around the globe. This is the most important annual conference on the science of entomology anywhere in the world. If you speak entomology, you need to be at Entomology 2011!
The DEODC Emergency Preparedness Planning (EPP) Team and the Interstate Chemical Threats Workgroup (ICTW) invites you to attend our Fall Webinar Series.
PA Women's Agricultural Network presents the 2011 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference, November 7-8, Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PA
The theme is "Next Gen NPDN", and the meeting will provide a venue to stimulate new ideas and alliances as we look to the future of the NPDN.
A good crop rotation is essential for managing soils, pests and diseases on the farm. This workshop will use real farm examples to lead you through a process for setting and prioritizing goals, creating crop rotation groups and mapping your rotation through time and space. Key will be identifying conditions on your farm that will affect where crops are grown.
"Healthy communities through a healthy environment."