The IPM Council of Canada has announced the appointment of AET Group Inc. of Kitchener, Ont., as the environmental auditors for the IPM (integrated pest management) Accreditation program for golf courses.
All golf courses in Ontario must become IPM Accredited if they wish to continue using Class 9 pesticides. These are fungicides, insecticides and herbicides traditionally required to provide acceptable playing surfaces in golf.
IPM is a process that uses all necessary techniques to suppress pests effectively, economically and in an environmentally sound manner. IPM employs a two-proged approach of managing the plat environment to prevent problems ad using thresholds to decide how ad when to treat pests.
IPM Accreditation combines education, examination, auditing and continuing education to ensure the employment of the principles of integrated pest management.
AET Group is a multi-disciplinary environmental consulting ad auditing company offering services in five areas of expertise – Waste, Ecology, Building Sciences, Energy and Environmental Management.
For more information on the IPM Council of Canada, contact executive director Teri Yamada at (416) 919-3832 or at firstname.lastname@example.org