Learn about Integrated Pest Management
(IPM) for your home and have fun at the same time!
Our goal is to help teachers, parents and kids of all ages learn
about IPM for homes and gardens! Everyone can learn to reduce pest and pesticide risks. We hope you'll have a fun and exciting learning adventure!
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What is IPM?
Integrated Pest Management, or IPM, means solving pest problems
by using all we know about pests against them. IPM works for
problems caused by insects, diseases, weeds, wildlife, microbes or
any other pest. The goal of IPM is to prevent pests from interfering
with our livelihood or enjoyment of life in a way that's affordable, effective and that
protects human and environmental
For Teachers and Parents
Many of the materials on this site are available in print, see the Briefing
Room for PDF documents. To view and print PDF documents,
you'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download it free here.
IPM Super Sleuth is part of the IPM Institute IPM HOMEWORK
PROJECT created with support from US EPA and the National Foundation for IPM Education.
Edited by Thomas
A. Green, Ph.D. Contributing
authors: Gina K. Walejko
and Joseph L. Colon. Assistance
from game testers Oona P. Mackesey-Green and Moira R. Mackesey-Green.
Special thanks to EPA (home inspection graphics) and Marlin Rice (beautiful green
stink bugs) for use of images.