Resource Pointer #109
January 3, 1997
For copies of the following resources, please contact
the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.
*A Pesticide Drift Kit: A Manual for Concerned Residents
and Activists Working to End Exposure to Pesticides
Drifting from Agricultural Fields, 1996.* Pesticide
Watch Education Fund. Outlines hazards of pesticide
drift and provides guidelines for citizen groups to
challenge pesticide use, stressing activism in
California. Describes laws and codes regulating
pesticide use in California and discusses roles and
responsibilities of federal agencies in protecting
public health from pesticide exposure. Suggests ways to
research pesticide use, document drift and generate
support for reducing local pesticide use. US$5.
Pesticide Watch Education Fund, 116 New Montgomery,
#530, San Francisco, CA 94105; phone (415) 543-2627; fax
(415) 543-1480; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Pesticides in Rentals and Condominiums: No More
Pesticides at Home, 1996.* Jonah Paisner. Discusses
problems of pesticide use in homes and describes ways
renters and condominium dwellers can prevent unwanted
pesticide applications. Suggests steps to take for
promoting alternative pest management strategies and
provides sample "green" amendments to rental agreements
that require property owners to follow least toxic pest
control practices. Describes legal remedies for those
injured by pesticides used in their home. 6 pp. US$2.
Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides
(NCAP), P.O. Box 1393, Eugene, OR 97440; phone (541)
344-5044; fax (541) 344-6923; email email@example.com.
*Common Sense Pest Control, 1996.* Broward County
Department of Natural Resource Protection. Presents
guidelines for reducing pesticide use and implementing
least toxic pest control strategies, emphasizing pests
and pest control options in Southern Florida. Provides
overview of pesticide use and pesticide hazards,
describes alternatives, and includes photographs and
descriptions of house and garden pests. Describes
Florida Registry of Pesticide-Sensitive Persons, a
listing intended to ensure that pesticide-sensitive
people are notified prior to pesticide applications. 38
pp. Broward County Commission, Department of Natural
Resource Protection, 218 SW 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale,
FL 33301; phone (954) 519-1257; fax (954) 765-4804;
*A Seasonal Guide to Gardening Organically, 1996.* (17"
X 24" Poster). Presents information about organic
gardening in poster format, including suggestions for
preparing and testing soil, identifying and managing
pests, and harvesting produce and saving seeds.
Discusses companion planting, watering, weeding,
composting and preparing for winter. Cost (Canadian
currency): Canada -- $18.03; U.S. -- $18; Europe -- $22.
Enviroscribe Consulting, 810 North Drive, Winnipeg,
Manitoba, Canada R3T 0A5; phone (204) 478-1954; fax
(204) 453-8505; email enscribe@MTS.net.
*Biological Control Web Page.* (Web site). Center for
Integrated Pest Management and Consortium for
International Crop Protection. Provides links to
biological control organizations, databases and other
web sites with information about biological control.
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in the Online Resource Pointer to send review copies of
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