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Welcome to NCAP's blog: The Buzz! Here you'll find everything you ever wanted to know about the latest efforts to reduce pesticides, tips for finding effective alternatives, and what you can do to help create a safe world and protect the health of people and the environment.

Get the Facts on Endangered Salmon

by Josh Vincent — last modified Feb 18, 2011 02:45 PM
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NCAP and allies at Earthjustice and Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations have put together a factsheet summarizing the case for new pesticide buffer zones protecting endangered salmon. read more...

Idaho Activists Seek Pesticide-free Places

by Josh Vincent — last modified Feb 15, 2011 12:59 PM

Citizens in Blaine County, Idaho meet with local government to discuss pesticide use in parks, schools and other public places. read more...

Help NCAP Win $5,000!

by Shelly Connor — last modified Feb 01, 2011 10:42 AM
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This is a great opportunity to help NCAP win $5,000! read more...

Salmon Pesticide Protections Under Attack by Politicians

by Josh Vincent — last modified Jan 28, 2011 04:00 PM
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House Natural Resources Chair Rep. Doc Hastings and 17 other House members take action to bolster the pesticide industry read more...

Update: Clean Water for Salmon

by Josh Vincent — last modified Dec 17, 2010 07:27 PM
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Toolbox Tip: Winterize

by Josh Vincent — last modified Nov 22, 2010 02:08 PM
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Keeping your home free of insects and rodents this winter. read more...

California Tax Dollars Fund Pro-pesticide Campaign

by Josh Vincent — last modified Nov 22, 2010 01:53 PM
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The California Department of Food and Agriculture and the USDA award $180,000 to pesticide PR campaign. read more...

The Buzz on Corporate CCD Research

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 20, 2010 01:31 PM
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A summary of the recent media discussion on possible causes of bee colony collapse disorder. read more...

Pesticide Free Parks

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 12, 2010 01:25 PM
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We interviewed pesticide reform activist, Kathryn Goldman and Parks Superintendent, Jen Smith to get their take on why pesticide free parks are important. Here's what they had to say. read more...

Bed Bugs, Propoxur and the EPA

by Josh Vincent — last modified Oct 06, 2010 07:25 PM

Some thoughts on the national discussion happening around a recently banned pesticide. read more...