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    Children are especially vulnerable to the effects of pesticides. Learn More

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    We surpassed our goal! Thanks to all who made our Pesticide-Free Park campaign a success. Learn More

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The Problem with Pesticides

Pesticides are toxic chemicals designed to harm living things. Their use threatens both human and environmental health.

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What Can I Do?

Learn about what you can do in your home and community to reduce your exposure to harmful pesticides.

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