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Liaison Jessica Bast
Submission Date April 5, 2012
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North Carolina State University
OP-9: Integrated Pest Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Sarah Ketchem
University Program Specialist
Waste Reduction and Recycling
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The size of the campus grounds :
2,000 Acres

The size of campus grounds that are maintained in accordance with a four-tiered IPM plan :
800 Acres

A brief description of the IPM plan(s) :

NC State's Integrated Pest Manage Program is based on Grounds Management’s Integrated Vegetation and Pest Management Policy (IVMP). It sets forth the purpose, principles, regulatory compliance, and roles and responsibilities. IVMP stipulates vegetation and pests be managed by:

- Utilizing an ecological approach that minimizes the risk to human health and the environment.
- Considers the community values in establishing standards of maintenance for NC State’s facilities.
- Minimizes the use of pesticides to minimize the negative impacts on non-target organisms.
- Best preserves natural or manage ecosystems.

The website URL where information about the IPM plan(s) is available:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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