“Keep Rodents Out of School” EPA Webinar
January 22, 2015. The EPA's Center of Expertise for School Integrated Pest Management will be hosting a free webinar on rodent proofing the classroom on January 27, 12-1.30ET. The webinar will feature speakers, Dr. Bobby Corrigan, and Dr. Claudia Riegel. Register.
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Hiring IPM Coordinator
January 22, 2015. The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in California is seeking an IPM Coordinator to implement the District's new IPM Program, an effort to continue growth of a preserve system in the San Francisco Bay area. The IPM Coordinator will use knowledge of IPM principles of invasive, weedy and flammable plants and pest animals in natural park environments and facilities to manage defined pest species in way that ensures safe recreational use of the preserves. Employment Page.
IPM Position Opening at CA Department of Pesticide Regulation
January 13, 2015. An environmental scientist position at the Management and Licensing Branch of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is now open. Duties include support of various statewide projects and programs that reduce risks from pesticides through research, development, and adoption of integrated pest management (IPM) practices. This position will present the opportunity to work with many different projects including various public outreach efforts where the environmental scientist will review and select grant proposals, provide project management, negotiate contracts, review scientific literature, prepare and write technical reports and memos, design experiments, provide pest management expertise and collaborate with a diverse array of constituents. Employment Page.
Second Webinar Approaching – IAQ Master Class Webinar
January 5, 2015. School Health and Indoor Environments Leadership Development (SHIELDs), an EPA organization, is leading the second webinar in a series of indoor air quality (IAQ) sessions for school district staff across the country to learn more about how to start or continue IAQ programs at their institutions. The second of ten in the series will addresses, “Fresh Air: Optimal HVAC Management for Improved IAQ and Health”. The free webinar requires pre registration online before the class date January 22, 2015 at 1-2pm ET. Attendance at the first webinar is not required to attend the second. More.
IPM Institute of North America Hiring Project Team Members
December 30, 2014. The IPM Institute of North America, Inc., is now hiring for two, entry-level project team member positions. These positions require critical thinking, ability to work independently, and advanced word processing skills. The IPM Institute offers competitive wages and benefits packages including paid holidays/time off and health insurance. Employment Page.
IPM Institute Now Hiring!
January 22, 2015. The IPM Institute of North America Inc., located in the heart of downtown Madison, WI ., is now hiring for two new, entry-level project team member positions, a new software engineer position, and a new community IPM project manager position. The IPM Institute offers competitive wage and benefit packages including paid holidays/time off and health insurance to all full time employees. Employment Page.
Promote the 2014 National Census of Organic Agriculture Survey
January 19, 2015. The USDA's 2014 Census of Organic Agriculture is now being mailed out. Promotional materials in the form of drop-in advertisements, website buttons and banners, and FAQ sheets are now available for free online download. More.
25th International Congress of Entomology
January 15, 2015. The International Congress of Entomology (ICE) is now accepting proposals for 2-4 hour symposia at their 25 th meeting. ICE and the Entomological Society of America will be hosting their annual meetings jointly in Orlando, Florida on September 25-30, 2016. The deadline for proposal submission is March 2, 2015. More.
“The Western Front” January 2015 Edition
January 7, 2015. The Western Region IPM Center's monthly newsletter, “The Western Front”, January 2015 edition, is now available. Featured items include, 2015 agenda items, upcoming meeting, conference and funding opportunities and updates on the Western IPM Center grant proposal submissions. This publication is available by free email subscription or by visiting the Western IPM Center's website.
New Information added to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Website
December 18, 2014. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Pest Management Centre (PMC) has updated their main page, minor use pesticides program submissions, minor use project status by crop , sustainable crop protection fact sheet series, and status report for biopesticide projects and submissions. Also included are additions of summaries of 5 approved projects , as well as papers on the resistance of apple scab and an integrated approach to management of leek moth . More.
8th International IPM Symposium Poster Submission Deadline Approaching
December 22, 2014. Deadline for IPM Symposium poster submissions for the March 23-26, 2015 Symposium in Salt Lake City are due Monday, January 5, 2015 . Poster abstracts can be submitted online at the 8 th International IPM Symposium website. More.
20th Edition of ENDURE News Available
December 17, 2014. The December 2014 edition of ENDURE News is now available online. This issue features a country profile on Italy, updates on IPM in Europe, a new database of links to IPM research project websites, and an events calendar of national and international events. This newsletter is available free on the Endure website as well as for subscribers. More.