Resources – Safe Public Places

Campaign Material Research Articles
Reports Organizations
News Support for Use of IPM

CAMPAIGN MATERIAL:

 

REPORTS

From other sources:

  • NEW REPORT from Pesticide Action Network:
    A Generation in Jeopardy: How pesticides are undermining our children’s health & intelligence
    Kids today are sicker than they were a generation ago, and a growing body of scientific evidence points to pesticides as a reason why. From childhood cancers to learning disabilities and asthma, a wide range of childhood diseases and disorders are on the rise.
  • Roundup and birth defects: Is the public being kept in the dark?
    published by Earth Open Source in June of this year
  • CONSUMER INFORMATION
    Practical Tips for Identifying Bugs in Your Garden (from Organic Gardening magazine):
    Good Bug, Bad Bug – Is it a beneficial insect or a garden pest?
    With illustrations and descriptions of 50 common garden insects, this guide will help you tell the difference between the garden pests that you want to get rid of and the beneficial insects that you want to encourage. | (Download a free PDF)

 

NEWS:

 

RESEARCH/RESOURCES:

Environmental Health (general)

Children’s Health

Eastern Oregon and Outpost 22K (picloram)
  • July 2012 The Bend Bulletin reported about a heavy fine levied for an excessive use of state administered pesticides near La Pine, OR (article reprint)
  • Residents near La Pine contacted Beyond Toxics summer of last year which led to our interest in and involvement with the affected rural residents and subsequently led to 2 education efforts  below…

Human Rights

Chemical Information

Bee Colony Collapse and Pesticides

Consumer Information

  • Good Bug, Bad Bug – Is it a beneficial insect or a garden pest?
    With illustrations and descriptions of 50 common garden insects, this guide will help you tell the difference between the garden pests that you want to get rid of and the beneficial insects that you want to encourage. (Download a free PDF)
Rural residents and many farmers are facing significant dangers from exposure to pesticide spray drift and run-off into nearby streams and rivers. We’re helping them fight back!

 

ORGANIZATIONS:


Do you have a pesticide exposure story?

Write to us: info@beyondtoxics.org
or
call the Beyond Toxics office in Eugene: 541-465-8860


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