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Keep Rodents out of Your School - EPA Webinar, January 27

Register for this free webinar, hosted by the EPA's Center of Expertise for School Integrated Pest Management (IPM), to be held on Tuesday, January 27 from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time. This webinar will present the challenges schools face concerning rodents and an IPM strategy that engages the entire school community to successfully manage rodents.

This webinar is one in a series of EPA presentations offering information on IPM and helping school districts adopt a proactive approach to pest control.  Learn more about future presentations that will cover the following topics:

  • Dealing with Nuisance Birds around Schools - February 24, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time
  • Managing Outdoor Vertebrate Pests at Schools - March 31, 2015
  • Avoiding Stinging Insects in School Environments - April 21, 2015
  • School Turf and Landscape Pest Management - TBD

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EPA's Heathy School Environments Website Renovated

To better serve the K-12 schools community, the US EPA has made a few changes to its www.epa.gov/schools website.  The schools website is an excellent resource to find all you need to know about beginning, maintaining or enhancing healthy school environments for children. There is new information and reformatted the site to provide for a more user friendly experience.  You will find the latest school environmental health news on our "School Bulletin" board, as well as resources and tools to create or enhance healthy, safe learning environments for children.    

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