Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

New York State School Environmental Health Program (NYSDOH)
This program is designed to help schools take action to create healthier learning and working environments for all students and staff across NYS. Offers free resources on 9 environmental health focus areas, self-assessment tools, and access to technical assistance.

Northeastern IPM Center
Provides a science-based approach to dealing with pests through research, education, or outreach. Links to national and NYS resources. 

NYS IPM Program (Cornell University)
Uses science-based knowledge to reduce pest problems for schools with training, fact sheets, and links to other resource sites for both indoor and outdoor pest management. You can also subscribe to their newsletter. 

NYS IPM Schools and Daycare Centers
Contains resources specifically created to assist schools in managing various types of insects - including bedbugs, lice, and ticks. 

Managing Pests in Schools I US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Webinars about Integrated Pest Management | US EPA
A multitude of webinars are available about integrated pest management in schools.

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