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Posts Tagged: toxic

Giant hogweed in the news

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Invasive plants don't get much coverage in the news, especially at the state and national level.  As I've argued previously, this lack of media attention is a problem when it comes to motivating the public and political players into proactively...

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 4:46 PM
Tags: cowparsnip (1), hogweed (1), media (1), natural areas (1), news (1), poisonous (1), toxic (2), wildlands (1)

Prevent Pesticide Poisoning at Home

A child reaching for a pesticide stored in a common drinking container. (Credit: ML Poe)

March 18-24 was National Poison Prevention Week. While our blog post may be tardy, it's never too late to raise awareness about the risks associated with using pesticides and how to protect yourself and your family from accidental...

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Tags: chemicals (1), children (1), hazardous (1), health (1), pesticides (1), poison (1), prevention (1), tips (1), toxic (2), UC IPM (1)
 
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