Youth Education is a vital part of the Community IPM’s efforts to teach younger generations about insects and the major role they play in the environment. This page serves as a hub for educational resources for your child or classroom.
- School time and that means L.I.C.E. August 21, 2015Head lice are not your typical pests. For one thing, they largely afflict children. For another, they have very short lives off their host, so are not considered structural pests. Yet PMPs and school IPM coordinators are frequently asked questions or asked to help with head louse infestations. So I think it's important for the […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- Inaugural IPM Experience House Class July 31, 2015Tim Madere, Janet Hurley and I (center, front) taught the very first course to be offered at the IPM Experience House. The house (background) is in the process of being remodeled as a pest control training facility.Yesterday marked a milestone for the development of IPM Experience House. Fourteen pest management professionals attended the very first hands-on class to […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- Loss for entomology in Texas July 7, 2015The entomology department at Texas A&M University lost a good friend and colleague this week. Dr. Jim Olson, long-time entomology faculty member and former faculty serving with the Center for Urban and Public Health Entomology (now the Urban and Structural Entomology Program), passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 in St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan. Dr. […]Mike Merchant, PhD
- School time and that means L.I.C.E. August 21, 2015