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    • Alternatives to Pesticides Workshops for County, Municipal, and School Properties 

      Yeh, Tamson; Camenares, Marie (New York State IPM Program, 2012)
      Fifteen paired 1 hour workshops, initial and follow-up, on Alternatives to Pesticides will be given at Suffolk County owned or managed facilities covering non-toxic pest management for indoor pests and for outdoor pests. ...
    • Community IPM Educational Resources 

      Baglia, Rosemarie S.; Weiner, Diana K. (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      To develop a set of IPM educational exhibits to be displayed at educational programs, events, and prominent locations throughout the community. Designed and built display boards depicting general IPM principles, and different ...
    • Compost Tea Application to Athletic Field Turf for the Improvement of Turf Quality, West Islip School District, West Islip, NY 

      Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody; Koelbel, Fred (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      Compost tea has gained popularity in recent years as an amendment to be used in the growth and management of all types of horticultural and agricultural plants. Compost tea is a compost extract brewed with a microbial food ...
    • Control of White Grubs with Beneficial Nematodes on School Athletic Fields 

      Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody; Burns, Jillanne; Yeh, Tamson (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      White grubs are possibly the most important insect pests of athletic field turf in New York schools. While patchy and sporadic in nature, grubs can cause serious damage to turf, and to the untrained eye, this damage might ...
    • Current Pest Management Practices of School Districts in NYS 

      Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      A draft survey had already been developed before this grant. The draft had also been pilot tested in a few BOCES and school districts. Cornell faculty and computer support personnel will be consulted concerning the survey’s ...
    • Deterring Canada Geese From School Playing Fields 

      Wheatcraft, Suzanne; Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2015)
      This project tested goose deterrent methods, shared the results, and continues to develop a network for long term management. We systematically tested a variety of active and passive deterrents in athletic fields and ...
    • Developing a Curriculum for the Nuisance Wildlife Control Industry in New York 

      Curtis, Paul; Shultz, Jill; Braband, Lynn; Batcheller, Gordon; Berchielli, Louis (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      The nuisance wildlife control industry continues to expand in New York State. Each year during the past 5 years, approximately 1,200-1,400 private Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators (NWCOs) were given authority to handle ...
    • Developing IPM Resources for Youth Gardening Programs 

      Roth, Monika; Rizzo, Leigh MacDonald (New York State IPM Program, 2008)
      School gardens and youth gardening programs have arisen from the disconnect between children and the outdoors. Modern day children need more opportunities for physical activity and an improved diet with fruits and vegetables ...
    • Educational Outreach for the Prevention and Management of Bed Bugs 

      Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody (New York State IPM Program, 2011)
      In the past 15 years, bed bugs have made an astounding comeback all across the United States. Bed bugs are small blood-feeding insects that invade human habitats, specifically the home, and thrive in places where people ...
    • Evaluating and Mitigating Canada Goose Impacts to Parks, Schools, and Golf Courses 

      Curtis, Paul D.; Henrichs, Heidi; Braband, Lynn; Lampman, Joellen (New York State Integrated Pest Management Program, 2016)
      Canada goose conflicts in suburban areas of NYS have been increasing based on a recent IPM survey of school districts. Communities continue to search for non-lethal ways to manage geese, as many urban flocks are not easily ...
    • Facilitation of School District IPM Implementation 

      Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2001)
      Genesee Valley BOCES recommended the Livonia School District as a partner for developing a comprehensive IPM program. During 2000, the partnership was initiated. Specific projects included adoption of a district pest ...
    • Facilitation of School District IPM Implementation 

      Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      A. Facilitate adoption of a district pest management policy. B. IPM training of district and pest control personnel. C. Assist general implementation of IPM. D. Conduct a focus project on mice. E. Conduct a focus project ...
    • Integrated Pest Management for Stinging Insects 

      Braband, L.; Gangloff-Kaufmann, J. (New York State IPM Program, 2006)
      Stinging insects, such as bees, yellowjackets, and other aggressive wasps, pose a significant threat to humans in the outdoor environment. Social wasps and bees will sting when provoked or especially when the colony is ...
    • IPM Implementation and Education in our Community 

      Claypoole, E. (New York State IPM Program, 2009)
      There is a substantial need for pest management education in Wayne County as demonstrated by the type of questions we receive from consumers on our gardening hotline each year and by the type of presentation requests we ...
    • IPM Implementation on School Grounds 

      Grant, Jennifer; Marvin, Debra (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      A three-year project at the North Syracuse Central School District is complete. In partnership with Paula Shrewsbury at the University of Maryland, we conducted systems comparisons to determine the efficacy and cost ...
    • IPM Workshops for Schools and/or Municipal Properties 

      Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      Develop and conduct four workshops that provide instruction on implementing IPM in school and/or municipal settings. The workshop locations will be distributed throughout NYS. Two workshops will be in the summer/fall of ...
    • Municipal IPM Outreach and Research Activities, NYS IPM Program, 2004 

      Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody; Braband, Lynn (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      Integrated pest management is an ideal approach to pest problems in municipal settings, where facilities that are provided for the public should be maintained as safe and pest free as possible. The New York State IPM program ...
    • Northeast IPM Center Participation by the NYS IPM Program 

      Braband, Lynn; Gangloff-Kaufmann, Jody; Petzoldt, Curt (New York State IPM Program, 2007)
      NYS IPM Program staff were actively involved with the Northeast IPM Center and related activities in 2007. Included were participation and leadership in the Center’s Community IPM Working Group and the Northeast Research, ...
    • NYS IPM Program Staff Reports for 2004 Projects 

      Coen, Claudia (New York State IPM Program, 2004)
      Pesticide use in urban America is prolific. Children are vulnerable because they play close to the ground, put objects in their mouths, grow rapidly, ingest large quantities of sprayed foods, and are less efficient at ...
    • Orange County School IPM 

      Baglia, Rosemarie S.; Weiner, Diana K. (New York State IPM Program, 2000)
      To determine the awareness level, knowledge, and current status of IPM practices in Orange County schools. Conducted a survey of school superintendents, administrators, and building and grounds personnel to assess their ...