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Pest Control Policy

Goal

To increase awareness in Durham Region about integrated pest control management to reduce indiscriminate use of chemicals

Objectives

  • To educate the community on alternatives to using chemicals for pest control on private property
  • To provide information on various pest control strategies
  • To promote the development of pest control policies by municipalities, school boards, health care facilities and other public agencies
  • To review health information of commonly used chemical pesticides and provide this information on request

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