Raymond J. Grey Junior High
Outdoor Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Plan
16 Charter Rd
Acton, MA 01720


IPM Coordinator
Alvin Hastings

Primary Contact
Alvin Hastings, 508-326-0536, ahastings@abschools.org
This School has a contract with
  • John Evangelous of Acton Pest Control, 978-263-6000.

    By signing the end of this outdoor IPM plan, the IPM coordinator, Alvin Hastings, of this School and the Pest Management Professionals described above acknowledge, and agree to the terms of this OUTDOOR integrated pest management plan.


    A. INTRODUCTION

      In compliance with the Act Protecting Children and Families from Harmful Pesticides the Raymond J. Grey Junior High on 12/20/2016 12:01:00 PM has prepared the following outdoor IPM plan about pest control and pesticide use.

      This plan describes the pest management practices for outdoor areas of Raymond J. Grey Junior High and clearly states itís pesticide use policies.

      A copy of the plan has been filed with the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR), and at least one printed copy must be kept on site and made available to the public upon request.

      By centralizing all of the information about this facilityís pest management practices the plan serves as a guide to direct this facilityís IPM coordinator, Alvin Hastings

      Objectives
      The objectives of the integrated pest management program conducted at the Raymond J. Grey Junior High are listed below.

    • Reduce childrenís exposure to pesticides and pesticide residues whenever possible.
    • Manage pests that may occur on facilities to prevent interference with the learning environment of the students.
    • Provide the safest playing or athletic surfaces possible.

      In light of these objectives, the Raymond J. Grey Junior High has selected the following as itís IPM policy statement.


    B.POLICY STATEMENT


      C. IPM COMMITTEE

        The tasks set before an IPM committee are to:
      • Develop an IPM plan. The IPM plan is in essence, a document that describes the organization and implementation of IPM on school grounds.
      • Evaluate progress of the IPM program.
      • Communicate about IPM - Facilitate communication within the school about IPM practices.
      • Assist in development of contract specifications.
      • Provide notification to parents about pesticide use.

        The OUTDOOR committee members selected for the Raymond J. Grey Junior High are listed below:
        1) Alvin Hastings (Outdoor IPM Coordinator)
        2) Alvin Hastings
        3) Ty Payson
        4) Bob Glenn

      D. COMMUNICATING IPM WITHIN THE FACILITY

        Pest Management Personnel to Building Staff:


      E. EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF FACILITY OCCUPANTS & STAFF


        F. OUTDOOR MONITORING

          The IPM plan will follow a evaluation schedule. When pests are present, Raymond J. Grey Junior High has chosen an OUTDOOR monitoring schedule that consists of inspections. When pests are absent the OUTDOOR monitoring schedule will consist of inspections.

          The following technique will be used to monitor for pests: 


        G. COURSE OF ACTION TAKEN FOR OUTDOOR PESTS

          Outdoor property includes the turf, landscaping, and the outdoor grounds such as building exterior, playground equipment, etc..  Raymond J. Grey Junior High has prepared maps of the outdoor facility and identified the following priority areas for maintenance:

          Turf
          Grass

          Landscaping
          Around Building

          OutdoorGrounds
          Around building

          The following pests have historically and/or currently been a problem at Raymond J. Grey Junior High:

          TURF PESTS   LANDSCAPING AND
          PLANT PESTS
            OUTDOOR GROUNDS
          PESTS

          Surface and/or thatch pests
             

          Other
           

          Other
             
           

          Pests
             

          Insects in playground area (if applicable)
             

          Other


          TURF MANAGEMENT PLAN

          The following areas are priority areas for maintenance: Grass

          Cultural Practices

          :


          :


          :


          :


          :


          Turfgrass diseases






          Insects/pests under the soil or root zone

          Surface and/or thatch pests
          Ants


          None


          None


          None


          None


          Human Hazard

          Pesticide
          Product
          Name
          Active
          Ingredient
          EPA Registration
          Number
          Target
          Pest
          Rationale
          for use
          Tempo Cyano 432-1302 Insects Human Hazard
          Anvil 10 + 10 Sythetic Pyrethroid 1021-1688-83 Mosquitos Human Hazard
          Suspend SC Synthetic Pyrethroid 432-763 Mosquitos Human Hazard
          Cimexa Amorphous 73079-12 Insects Human Hazard
          Borid Orthoboric 9444-129 Insects Human Hazard
          Delta Dust Deltamethrin 432-772 Insects Human Hazard
          Cyber ESP Cypermethrin 53883-340 Insects Human Hazard

        •  

          Weeds








          LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT PLAN

          The following areas are priority areas for maintenance: Around Building

          Cultural Practices

          :


          :


          :


          :


          :


          Tree and Shrub Diseases


          None


          None


          None


          None


          None

          Insects and Related Pests


          Visual


          Pest professional


          non poisonous echo


          Human Hazard


          None

          Pesticide
          Product
          Name
          Active
          Ingredient
          EPA Registration
          Number
          Target
          Pest
          Rationale
          for use
          Tempo Cyano 432-1302 Insects Human Hazard
          Cimexa Amorphous 73079-12 Insects Human Hazard
          Borid Orthoboric 9444-129 Insects Human Hazard
          Delta Dust Deltamethrin 432-772 Insects Human Hazard
          Cyber ESP Cypermethrin 53883-340 Insects Human Hazard

        •  

          Weeds


          None


          None


          None


          None


          None

          OUTDOOR MANAGEMENT PLAN

          The following areas are priority areas for maintenance: Around building

          Cultural Practices

          :


          :


          :


          :


          :


          :


          :


          Insects observed in and around outdoor grounds of school property.
          Ants

          Pests
          Ants

          Insects in playground area (if applicable)
          Yellow Jackets


          Visual


          Pest Professional


          None


          Human Hazard

          Pesticide
          Product
          Name
          Active
          Ingredient
          EPA Registration
          Number
          Target
          Pest
          Rationale
          for use
          Tempo Cyano 432-1302 Insects Human Hazard
          Cimexa Amorphous 73079-12 Insects Human Hazard
          Borid Orthoboric 9444-129 Insects Human Hazard
          Delta Dust Deltamethrin 432-772 Insects Human Hazard
          Cyber ESP Cypermethrin 53883-340 Insects Human Hazard

          Weeds
          Noxious weeds noticed on the school grounds






        H. RECORD KEEPING

          In the case of Raymond J. Grey Junior High, OUTDOOR monitoring records will be maintained through:


        I. EVALUATING THE PROGRAM

          The IPM plan will be evaluated on a basis.


        J. NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS & EXEMPTIONS

          During the creation of this IPM plan, Alvin Hastings has assigned committee member with the responsibility of assembling and issuing all the documents that accompany the standard written notification whenever pesticides are applied outdoors.


        K. IN THE EVENT OF A HEALTH EMERGENCY

          During the creation of this IPM plan, Alvin Hastings has assigned committee member with the responsibility of applying for an emergency waiver.


        L. LIST OF PESTICIDES TO BE USED OUTSIDE THE FACILITY

          The following list includes all the pesticides that will be used outside Raymond J. Grey Junior High. This list includes all herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides that will be used in the event that chemical is required.

          Pesticide
          Product
          Name
          Active
          Ingredient
          EPA Registration
          Number
          Target
          Pest
          Rationale
          for use
          Tempo Cyano 432-1302 Insects Human Hazard
          Cimexa Amorphous 73079-12 Insects Human Hazard
          Tempo Cyano 432-1302 Insects Human Hazard
          Anvil 10 + 10 Sythetic Pyrethroid 1021-1688-83 Mosquitos Human Hazard
          Borid Orthoboric 9444-129 Insects Human Hazard
          Delta Dust Deltamethrin 432-772 Insects Human Hazard
          Cyber ESP Cypermethrin 53883-340 Insects Human Hazard
          Suspend SC Synthetic Pyrethroid 432-763 Mosquitos Human Hazard
          Cimexa Amorphous 73079-12 Insects Human Hazard
          Borid Orthoboric 9444-129 Insects Human Hazard
          Delta Dust Deltamethrin 432-772 Insects Human Hazard
          Cyber ESP Cypermethrin 53883-340 Insects Human Hazard
          Tempo Cyano 432-1302 Insects Human Hazard
          Cimexa Amorphous 73079-12 Insects Human Hazard
          Borid Orthoboric 9444-129 Insects Human Hazard
          Delta Dust Deltamethrin 432-772 Insects Human Hazard
          Cyber ESP Cypermethrin 53883-340 Insects Human Hazard


        M. WELL WATER SYSTEM


        I attest, to the best of my knowledge, that the above information is complete, accurate and true

        ________________________________________________ __/______/___
        IPM Coordinator Signature Date
           
        ________________________________________________ __/______/___
        Administrator, Director, or Principal Date

        Outdoor IPM Plan originally submitted on: 12/21/2012 10:05:00 AM
        Plan updated by Alvin Hastings on: 12/20/2016 12:01:00 PM