SUPPORTING pesticide use! Any suggestions?

Toby Johnson Christchurch May 15, 2016 06:03 PM
Okay - this may be an unusual request to most...BUT; Has anyone seen any effective campaigns seeking to get public support behind the use of pesticides? New Zealand is in the po…

What to do about a Chinch Bug Problem

Unknown April 27, 2013 06:07 AM
We are having a problem with chinch bugs throughtout our town. The birds are digging up the lawns and green spaces searching for this food source. Does anyone have a solution to…

Examples of Residential Commitments to going Pesticide/Herbicide Free

Lori Rissling Wynn Canmore October 01, 2012 10:55 AM
Greetings. The Town of Canmore has a goal stating that "50% of the community voluntarily reports they are pesticide free". I am working with a local non-profit (the Pink and Gre…

Helping Conventional Farmers Diversify

Teresa Opheim Ames February 11, 2012 09:19 AM
we will be conducting on-farm research with four conventional farmers on moving from a corn-soybean rotation to a three-year rotation that reduces chemical inputs. These farmers w…

Banning Cosmetic Pesticides

Steven Conway Halifax April 22, 2010 11:27 AM
More and More provinces are banning the non-essential sale and use of pesticide - more specifically lawn care and landscaping uses. Steven Conway Program Coordinator Nova S…

Looking for the Best Experts on Pesticides and Herbicides Used on Golf Courses

pointsofview golfstudy Orono June 07, 2009 05:25 PM
I am in the process of doing investigative research on the links between pesticides, herbicides and other chemicals used on golf courses and their possible links to various kinds …

Encouraging IPM in Agriculture

Colleen Burrows October 28, 2008 12:42 PM
Is anyone aware of any work that has been done with cbsm and integrated pest management in agriculture? We have diverse cultures and education is not doing the trick! I'm lookin…

Looking for Information on Awareness of Municipal Environmental By-Laws

Nicole Gibeau Halifax April 28, 2008 12:52 PM
I am studying the Halifax pesticide by-law and I've found that awareness of the by-law is quite high (90% of my study respondents were aware of the by-law). I'd like to compare th…

Community Health Improvements after Pesticide Bans?

Ryan Conway Charlottetown January 14, 2008 03:47 PM
Hello everyone, I hope you don't mind that this isn't strictly cbsm-focused, but I thought it would be a good place to ask: Is anyone aware of studies that have measured relev…

Opportunity for Input into Pesticide Reduction Focus Groups

Tom Bird Waterloo September 17, 2007 11:20 AM
Hello. I am in the process of refining our CBSM approach to reducing residential pesticide use and would welcome input into developing our focus group discussion guide with ga…

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