IPM Basics in Schools for Landscape and Grounds Managers

Pest Management In and Around Structures November 08, 2016 Print Friendly and PDF

School Grounds

Most schools place great importance to the landscape and grounds associated with their buildings. A healthy and functional landscape complements the school buildings and enhances the learning and working environment.  Pests and pesticides used in the landscape can migrate indoors, or affect children and adults who play or work in the area. This module, conveniently divided into four lessons, is specifically organized for landscape and grounds staff who have an important responsibility in the school IPM plan.  The lessons discuss practices to maintain healthy landscapes and turf, physical, cultural and biological pest control methods, and identification of common landscape and turf weeds, insects and diseases.

Learning On Your Own

If your aim is to teach yourself this information, you will prefer this version of these presentations. They have been embedded in this page for your convenience, or they can be downloaded to your computer, tablet or phone to be viewed at a later time. The lessons are available for download in both a PowerPoint and a PDF version. 

Box for downloading landscape and grounds kit.

VIEW LESSON 1
VIEW LESSON 2

VIEW LESSON 3
 VIEW LESSON 4 

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Presentations to Help You Teach

Is this a topic that you would like to teach in a classroom setting?  These presentations provide talking points in the slide notes and keep the slides concise. You can customize the PowerPoint versions to fit your needs.

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LANDSCAPE AND GROUNDS STAFF

LESSON 1 | LESSON 2 | LESSON 3 | LESSON 4 |  SAMPLE QUESTIONS  

 

LEARNING ON YOUR OWN
Lesson 1 of 4  |  DOWNLOAD THIS LESSON    PDF | POWERPOINT

LEARNING ON YOUR OWN

LESSON 2 of 4  |  DOWNLOAD THIS LESSON    PDF | POWERPOINT

 

LEARNING ON YOUR OWN
Lesson 3 of 4  |  DOWNLOAD THIS LESSON     PDF | POWERPOINT

LEARNING ON YOUR OWN
LESSON 4 of 4  | DOWNLOAD THIS LESSON    PDF | POWERPOINT

More Presentations

Looking to educate specific personnel at your school? Look no further.
The following presentations in this series were specially designed for your school faculty and staff.

SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS    ●   TEACHERS   ●   CUSTODIAL STAFF
NURSING STAFF  ●  FOOD SERVICE STAFF   ●   MAINTENANCE STAFF
FACILITY MANAGERS  ●   LANDSCAPE AND GROUNDS STAFF

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.