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Main Title A worm in the teacher's apple : protecting America's school children from pests and pesticides /
Author Lame, Marc L.
Publisher AuthorHouse,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 65169163
ISBN 1420839357; 9781420839357
Subjects Schools--Environmental aspects--United States. ; Pesticides--Environmental aspects. ; Children--Health risk assessment. ; Environmental protection. ; Environmental health--United States.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  TD170.L36 2005 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/20/2019
EOAM  LB3209.L36 2005 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 06/22/2007 DISPERSAL
Collation xvii, 238 pages ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-215) and index.
Contents Notes
Part 1. Problems. There is no "silver bullet" but there is a "treadmill" -- Back to school, Dr. Lame, the reality of agrichemicals -- Part 2. Solutions. What our children deserve, "just do the right thing" -- The good, the bad, and the ugly -- Part 3. Implementation. Pest management is people management: creating the model for successful implementation of IPM in schools -- Building a better mousetrap in Indiana: "Do what you are doing now just think pests" -- Sneaking back into Arizona: testing the IPM model -- Expanding the model in Alabama -- Gambling in Las Vegas -- Reservations about the reservation : the Navajo nation -- Part 4. Tools. The process for success: "IPM is a process, not a miracle" -- Resources for success: "comrades and conspirators" -- Policymaking for school IPM: "Talk is cheap."