Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.57
Liaison James Gordon
Submission Date Dec. 19, 2011
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Thompson Rivers University
OP-9: Integrated Pest Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Andrew Pillar
Research Analyst
IPA
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The size of the campus grounds :
222.62 Acres

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

A brief description of the IPM plan(s) :

Thompson Rivers University uses an Integrated “Pest Management Plan which recognizes the importance of planning to prevent organisms from becoming pests, followed by identification, monitoring and injury thresholds related to pests or problems. Once action is determined to be necessary, strategies for managing problems may include biological, physical, cultural, mechanical, behavioral and chemical controls. When a chemical control is employed, the least toxic pesticide is chosen. Spraying of insecticides is only used as a ‘last effort’ when survival of plant material is threatened, and only directed against the target problem/population, and never used as a preventative measure.” In addition, the Campus Sustainability Action Plan includes the task of further reducing pesticide use in the next three years.


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

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