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What's Bugging You?

What's Bugging You? How to manage common pests in and around the home, including bed bugs, mice, cockroaches, flies, fleas, white grubs, and MORE.

Bed bug feeding. Photo: Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series

Bed Bug FAQ Sheet: Answers to your most pressing questions about bed bugs.

Bed Bugs Illustrated

Bed Bugs Illustrated: Using illustrations and few words, these fact sheets show how to prevent bed bugs from entering your home, and what to do if they are there already.

Wasp and Bee Management

Wasp and Bee Management: This 88-page full-color book is an in-depth reference based on the principles of integrated pest management (IPM). It includes detailed identification information for wasp, hornet, yellow jacket, and bee species. The risk for stings, swarms, and property damage is discussed and non-chemical recommendations are given if action is appropriate.

Head lice at various stages of development from egg to adult. Photo: Kevin Dyer/iStock Images.

Head Lice—Frequently Asked Questions: How to identify, treat and prevent head lice.
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Videos for Homes and Other Buildings: Use IPM methods to manage pests where we live, learn, work and play.

Community IPM Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets for Community IPM: How to manage pests of where we live, learn, work and play.

Community IPM Brochures

Brochures for Community IPM: Topics include: Mice, Ants, Cockroaches, Mosquitoes, Grubs, Weeds, and Home IPM.
Cornwall-on-Hudson High School School IPM Best Management Practices website: From basics for the novice to resources for the seasoned IPM practitioner, our new website at the Northeast IPM Center brings together all the school IPM knowledge we could gather into one site. Inspection forms, pest fact sheets, IPM protocols, and links to the best and latest from IPM experts. We also provide ways to increase communication between school staff, parents, coaches and the community.

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Pest Management Practices: A Survey of Public School Districts in New York State. An evaluation of the status of IPM programs in NYS public elementary and secondary schools.
School IPM Four Laws School Integrated Pest Management: The Four Laws for Keeping Schools Pest-Free, authored by Lynn Braband and Brian Eshenaur, NYS IPM, posted by the American Clearinghouse on Educational Facilities (ACEF). This online lesson is an interactive platform that contains videos and questions.
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