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Webinars about Integrated Pest Management in Schools

by nlc-admin | February 15, 2018

The EPA PM Center webinar on Kissing Bugs and Chagas Disease was held February 13, 2018.  Chagas is increasing in importance in the US, southern States. If you missed it, please find as attached the slides. The webinar will be posted at the EPA IPM Center web site in the future at https://www.epa.gov/managing-pests-schools/webinars-about-integrated-pest-management-schools.

Native American Political Leadership Program Scholarship Opportunity for College and Graduate Students

by nlc-admin | February 14, 2018

Scholarship Opportunity for College and Graduate Students   Check out the scholarship opportunity for college and graduate students below to learn more about federal policy and politics in Washington D.C.  The deadline for this amazing scholarship opportunity for Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students has been extended to March 1!     The George Washington […]

Brown Recluse: Pest Management Tips for the Spider That’s Not as Common as You Think

by nlc-admin | February 6, 2018

The brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) is indeed one of the few spiders that can bite a human, potentially resulting in serious tissue damage or even death…But, the brown recluse is also frequently misattributed as the cause of a variety of unrelated medical conditions, especially in locations far outside its known range…The guide reviews existing research […]

New CDC Study Acute Illnesses and Injuries Related to Total Release Foggers

by nlc-admin | February 6, 2018

The CDC has just released a new study or reported human illnesses associated with Total Release Fogger misuse. The study is linked below. “…TRF-related illness were evaluated for the period 2007–2015. A total of 3,222 TRF-related illnesses were identified in 10 participating states,… No statistically significant decline in the overall TRF-illness incidence rate was found. […]

Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program

by nlc-admin | February 5, 2018

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has prioritized developing regulations for the Section 184 Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program (Section 184) and is seeking to consult with Tribal Nations and Tribal Leaders at the beginning of the regulation drafting process in accordance with the HUD Government-to-Government Consultation Policy. The Section 184 program […]