Fact sheets and publications on managing and preventing pests. These can be used to educate and inform teachers, school staff, students, and parents.

Small Ants (.PDF)

Bed Bugs (.PDF)

Bed Bugs (comprehensive compilation of resources)

Bees (.PDF)

Birds (nuisance birds) (.PDF) (Also see “Outdoor Mammals and Birds” below)

Cats (free-roaming cats) (.PDF)

Drain Flies (.PDF)

Food in the Classroom (.PDF)

Head Lice (.PDF)

House Mouse (.PDF)

House Mouse (more comprehensive, detailed information)(.PDF)

Mosquitos (.PDF)

Outdoor Mammals and Birds (Moles, voles, gophers, geese, pigeons and more)

Pest-proofing Before a School Break (.PDF)

Spiders (.PDF)

Spiders (more comprehensive, detailed information) (.PDF)

Turf Pests

Wasps (common wasps) (.PDF)

Yellowjackets and Paper Wasps (more comprehensive, detailed information) (.PDF)

 

“IPM shifts our minds from looking at pests as a problem, and looks at the pests as a symptom of a problem.” Phillip Smith, West Virginia Dept. of Agriculture

“Most pests need food, water and shelter.  Reduce these and you reduce pests.”  Tim Stock, OSU School IPM Program

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