Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

County of Marin is a leader in ecologically sound Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

Marin County Parks oversees landscape and structural IPM at 148 county sites with minimal use of pesticides, protecting people and the environment.

Bee pollinating a flower

2023 IPM Achievement Award Nominations

Each year the IPM Commission recognizes individuals and organizations that demonstrate innovation, knowledge, skill, leadership, inspiration, and courage in pursuing new systems of pest management that result in reduction in pesticide use within Marin County. The public is invited to submit nominations annually. Nominations for the 2023 IPM Achievement Award closed on December 30, 2023.

For questions about the IPM program contact Parks Superintendent Jim Chayka.