Integrated Pest Management Principles


This 36 hour course presents the fundamentals of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and the IPM decision making process used to reduce risk to natural and cultural resources, the public and the environment from pests and related management strategies. The course addresses the principles and techniques of the IPM process through a combination of instructor presentations, hands-on exercises, demonstrations and field sessions.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand and describe the key components of the IPM decision making process
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and techniques of IMP in solving a variety of pest management problems
  • Given a specific condition, participants will be capable of writing an effective and comprehensive IPM plan tailored for a specific pest and will be able to solve a variety of pest management problems in the field


This course requires supervisory approval and your enrollment will not confirmed until your supervisor’s approval is processed.

Target Audience

Employees with IPM responsibilities such as regional, support office and park IPM Coordinators, Facility Managers, Natural and Cultural Resource Program Managers, Concessions Program Managers, Public Health partners and employees, biologists, environmental containment specialists, site managers who have assigned IPM duties.

Course Format

Instructor led; 36 hours

Course Dates

There are no upcoming sessions of this course scheduled at this time.

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