Upcoming Training and Events

Midwest Pesticide Action Center is constantly adding new workshops, training events, and outreach activities to our calendar. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay in the loop.  Sign Up

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.

Bed Bugs in Chicago: Regional Training

Garfield Ridge Branch Library, 12/13/17, 12:30 – 3:00 pm

We’re hosting a FREE workshop on bed bug control in Chicago. Find out essential information about how to prevent and control bed bugs in the safest and most effective way possible, plus info on the rights and responsibilities of landlord and tenants under Chicago’s Bed Bug Ordinance. You’ll also receive tools to get staff, tenants, and others up to speed on bed bug issues.

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IPM in Childcare Facilities

Free Gateways i-learning workshop for all child care providers

Learn the basics of Integrated Pest Management and your responsibilities as a childcare provider for implementing an IPM plan from this one hour Gateway i-learning online workshop created by MPAC with support from the US EPA Environmental Justice program. Receive 1 hour of CEU credit upon completion.

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MGG Lawn & Land Forum

The MGG Lawn & Land Forum is a collaboration between MPAC, the Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association, and the University of Wisconsin Turfgrass Science Program to document, summarize, and improve the state of Integrated Pest Management and Natural Lawn Care policies and practices locally, regionally, and nationally. All summaries, findings, and resources developed from this forum will remain open source to turf managers, policymakers, and individuals interested in applying IPM policies and programs to their work.

The next MGG webinar session will take place in July of 2017.