Upcoming Training and Events
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We offer site assessments, custom workshops, and individualized assistance for client service providers, childcare centers, building managers, schools, retailers, and others interested in educating their staff and clients on reducing pesticide use.
Contact us at: (773) 878-7378 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
This half-day workshop is for school administrators and grounds managers. In-depth training on how to begin practicing sustainable less toxic landscaping on your school grounds. Attending will allow you to: 1. Address the environmental and health impacts of conventional landscaping; 2. Explore how to grow resilient landscapes with the use of organic fertilizers, native plants,compost,compost teas and natural pest controls while reducing your pesticide use; and 3. Make the argument for the adoption of sustainable practices versus conventional based on cost effectiveness, health impacts,and water quality preservation. Contact Nishaat Yunus at email@example.com with questions.
The new Chicago bed bug ordinance requires condominium and cooperative associations to have a plan in place by March 24th, 2014 to respond to bed bug problems as they arise. This half day workshop is designed to provide the guidance needed to develop a bed bug plan. Agenda: 1. Overview of the ordinance and what it means to you. 2. Some basic bed bug control strategies of condos and coops 3. Creating a Bed Bug Control Plan Attendees will leave the event with a completed bed bug plan to take back to their facilities. That's right. A template plan will be provided to each attendee to be filled in with facility specific information. Once registration is complete, we will provide you with additional guidance on information to bring to the event to have the most complete plan possible when you leave. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible.