MAY 23, 2022. BY CALIFORNIA DPR.
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is accepting nominations for the annual Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Achievement Awards through June 30, 2022!
The IPM Achievement Awards recognize people and organizations using safer, more sustainable integrated pest management practices to tackle California’s diverse and difficult pest management problems. IPM Achievement Award winners are leaders in advancing IPM implementation, use, knowledge-sharing, or research of least toxic, effective pest management methods in agricultural, open space, and urban settings. Previous winners have harnessed the use of natural predators to manage pests, developed non-chemical vegetation management plans and tools, performed impactful IPM research, and facilitated pest management outreach and education efforts.
Do you know of a person or organization using safer, more sustainable integrated pest management practices that deserve recognition for their work? Nominate them by clicking the button below!
Please contact the Department of Pesticide Regulation’s Integrated Pest Management Branch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information about the IPM Achievement Awards please visit DPR’s website.
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation protects human health and the environment by fostering safer and sustainable pest management practices and operating a robust regulatory system to monitor and manage the sale and use of pesticides across the state. DPR’s work includes registering all pesticides sold or used in California, conducting a scientific evaluation of pesticides to assess and mitigate potential harm to human health or the environment, and investing in innovative research to encourage the development and adoption of integrated pest management tools and practices, monitoring for pesticides in the air and water, conducting outreach to ensure pesticide workers, farmworkers and local communities have access to safety information, and enforcing pesticide regulations in coordination with 55 County Agricultural Commissioners and their 400 field inspectors.
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