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Posts Tagged: Department Pesticide Regulation

Carbaryl Becomes Restricted Material

Products containing carbaryl, like some Sevin products, won't be sold in retail nursuries and garden centers.

Starting August 1, 2020, all pesticides containing the active ingredient carbaryl will be...

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Healthy Schools Act Report: Your Feedback is Needed!

GB HSA Leg Report photo

Do you work at or service a school or multiple schools? If so, the California Department of...

Posted on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Health, Pest Management

Dress correctly for work: new online course on personal protective equipment

Pesticide handlers must clean their work clothes separate from the family laundry to prevent pesticide contamination.

Spring is in full swing and summer is right around the corner. If you work in agricultural, turf,...

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Pesticide Horrors from the CA Deptartment of Pesticide Regulation

Child reaching for bottle of pesticide in common drinking container. (M.L.Poe)

With Halloween again upon us, what better time to unearth a few true horror stories of reported...

poison control image
poison control image

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 9:15 AM
Tags: bleach (1), danger (1), Department Pesticide Regulation (7), DPR (19), fogger (1), illegal (2), poisoning (2), safety (2), storage (4)

Experts Converge in March to Discuss Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution

Coyote in residential neighborhood. [T. Boswell]

Wildlife and people have been in the news lately. Perhaps you've heard of coyotes wandering in your...

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 12:48 PM

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