Enhance public health and the environment through education, outreach, and research which directly benefits pest managers, policy makers, and the public.
Train and certify 500,000 applicators in agriculture, urban landscapes, parks, structures and buildings, forests, roadside rights of ways, watersheds, public health, and more.
Reach nearly 2 million other people each year including pesticide educators, farm laborers, backyard gardeners, inner-city and remote rural communities through education and outreach.Publish newsletters, create print, A/V, computer, and Internet education materials; maintain over 40 web sites; and translate materials into many languages.
Work in land-grant university cooperative extension services and tribal, state, trust, territory, industry, and federal agencies across the nation.
The Benefits of Joining:
A recognized national voice for those who are concerned with pesticide safety and risk mitigation education, training, and certification.
A forum to work cooperatively on certification and training needs, strategies, and implementation plans at the state, regional and national levels.
An opportunity for professional development by collaborating and sharing knowledge and materials with other pesticide safety educators across the nation through in-person meetings and workshops, virtual remote events, and publications.