Community IPM Educational Resources
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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 species of wasps, ants, ticks, and mice. These displays include information on lifecycles of these pests and how to control their populations using the least toxic and most environmentally sound methods. To compile a set of educational resources to assist CCE staff and volunteers in conducting IPM educational programs for the general public, schools, and municipalities. Purchased a set of IPM educational resources including reference manuals and books, pest identification CD and video, educational brochures and preserved insect collections which were used at the workshop and programs listed above. To educate citizens of Orange County about principles of IPM. Displays and resources were utilized as part of educational programs in Orange County such as School IPM Workshop (November 15, 2000, 30 attendees), Orange/Dutchess/Putnam counties Master Gardener training program (November 2, 2000, 39 attendees), Orange County Master Gardener meeting (November 15, 2000, 35 attendees).