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Sustainable Landscaping Educational Series for McKenzie Residents

by Josh Vincent — last modified Apr 23, 2012 12:07 PM

Schedule and details for an upcoming series of sustainable landscaping workshops offered for resident's along the McKenzie river. read more...

Natural Aphid Predators: Lacewing Larvae

by Genealle Visagorskis — last modified Nov 14, 2011 03:03 PM

NCAP volunteer Genealle Visagorskis reflects on the symbiotic relationship between gardeners and lacewing larvae. read more...

Toolbox Tip: Bed Bugs

by Josh Vincent — last modified Aug 23, 2010 06:19 PM
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Non-chemical ways to prevent and treat bed bug infestations read more...

Lawn Herbicides End Up in House Dust

by aseligmann — last modified Aug 06, 2010 12:00 AM

Do herbicides used on your lawn end up inside your house? There are only a few scientific studies that have tried to answer this question. A new study from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) adds to the evidence that herbicides used on lawns are tracked inside houses where they can persist for months or years. read more...

Minimizing Children's Exposure to Pesticides is Prudent

by aseligmann — last modified Jul 31, 2010 12:00 AM

Do pesticides cause special problems for children? A new review of a series of research studies completed during the last decade suggests that the answer to this question is yes, and that we need to be sure that children are being exposed to pesticides as little as possible. read more...

Preemergent Herbicides on Home Landscapes

by aseligmann — last modified Jul 24, 2010 12:00 AM

In order to achieve a perfect lawn, many people use 'preemergent' herbicides. These are applied before weeds come up in the spring and prevent weed development. read more...