Secret Site Map
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Home News Cuyahoga County Council Approves Anti-Pesticide Legislation

Cuyahoga County Council Approves Anti-Pesticide Legislation

News Coverage

Cuyahoga County Council has limited the use of pesticides and weedkillers on county property.

| April 16, 2012

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cuyahoga County Council has limited the use of chemical pesticides and weedkillers on county property.

The restrictions - which Council passed Tuesday - will apply to the county's 66 buildings, their lawns and the wide swaths of open space at Whiskey Island and the Cuyahoga County Airport. (Click here to read the entire article).

In response, Gene Harringon, director of government affairs for the National Pest Management Association, sent a letter to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, noting that "Thanks to the Cuyahoga County Council, the management of pests at Cuyahoga County-owned buildings just became a whole lot more difficult, and, sadly, public employees will suffer the consequences."

Click here to read Harrington's response.

Source: Cleveland.com


 

Top news

Pair of Destructive Termites Create New Hybrid Colonies

Two of the most destructive termite species in the world -- responsible for much of the $40 billion in economic loss caused by termites annually -- are now swarming simultaneously in South Florida, creating hybrid colonies that grow quickly and have the potential to migrate to other states.

UF/IFAS Grad Student Wins Prize for Mosquito Trap Research

Casey Parker recently won the ONE WORLD competition, organized by the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Challenge 2050 Project in conjunction with the Syngenta Good Growth Plan.

NPMA Board of Directors Approves Pollinators BMPs

During its meeting in Washington, D.C., on March 14, the National Pest Management Association's (NPMA) Board of Directors approved the organization's Pollinator Best Management Practices (BMPs).

PCT Announces Commercial Pest Management Virtual Conference

Featuring a “Who’s Who” of speakers with decades of experience serving the commercial pest management segment, the April 29 virtual event is filled with information you need to know to expand your presence in this dynamic marketplace. Cost is only $99 and attendees will receive full access to all of the educational sessions and a complimentary copy of the highly-acclaimed PCT Guide to Commercial Pest Management, a $29.95 value!

EcoRaider Launches Free Trial Program

PMPs can put EcoRaider to the test in their own field applications.

x