Category Archives: Integrated Pest Mgmt

Pesticide Rebuttal

Second in a continuing series No, pesticides are not saving the Earth. Instead, they are poisoning us. Editor’s Note: When the July issue started hitting mailboxes all over this country, my In Box began filling with opinions, ideas and criticisms of our coverage of the IPM and pesticide issue. One of the more passionate responses was from Dr. Karen I. Shragg, Director of the Wood Lake Nature Center for the City of Richfield, Minnesota. Dr. Shragg took particular exception to … Continue reading

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Integrated Pest Management Update

Second in a continuing series Parks & Rec Business Report Yields Results! Editor’s note: This article is part of an on-going series focused on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs aimed at minimizing, not eliminating, the use of pesticides on sports fields. The author, Randy Gaddo, is Director of Leisure Services in Peachtree City, Georgia, and is taking us play-by-play through his efforts to formulate an effective IPM program for his sports fields. I’ve learned first-hand that advertising in Parks & … Continue reading

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How Pesticides Are Saving The Earth

Pesticide Viewpoint An essay from a co-founder of Greenpeace Editor’s Note: This editorial, written by Patrick Moore, was first published in the editorials section of the National Post on Thursday, April 20, 2006. It is reprinted here, with permission from Dr. Patrick Moore as part of our ongoing series investigating the use/role of pesticides in parks and recreation. Back at the time of the first Earth Day in 1970, I was a grad student at the University of British Columbia, … Continue reading

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