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.
Gardens & Grapes
Don’t miss our fall fundraiser on October 19th at Tannins Wine Bar in Elmhurst, Illinois! Please check back soon for more details.
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Bed Bugs in Chicago
Bed Bug Workshops for housing managers and others
Find out essential information about how to prevent and control bed bugs in the safest and most effective way possible, plus info on Chicago’s Bed Bug Ordinance. You’ll, also, receive tools to get staff, tenants, and others up to speed on bed bug issues.
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.
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.