The Board will hear a request from Marin County Parks to accept the 2020 Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Report and approve the 2021 list of allowed products. The County has been putting its “organic first” philosophy to work for many years now. The report, which meets County ordinance requirements, includes a review of pesticide use, program violations, product exemptions issued and a summary of the non-chemical IPM effort. In 2020, 130 of 147 locations covered by County IPM policy were maintained without the use of pesticides. The County's IPM program continues to serve as a model program for other public agencies. Staff also will ask the Board to adopt a resolution commending recipients of the 2020 IPM Achievement Award.
The Board accepted the report and approved the list of allowed products.
Need more info? See the staff report and staff presentation about the IPM Annual Report.
Contact: Chris Chamberlain, Assistant Director, Marin County Parks
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