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#BePesticideFree Factsheets

You can prevent problem pest and manage your lawn & garden without the use of harmful cosmetic pesticides. 

Comments on Proposed Federal Imidacloprid Ban

February 16, 2017 — Comments from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society on the Proposed Pest Management Regulatory Agency’s Re-Evaluation Decision for Imidacloprid.

SES Brief to Environment Minister Cox

2015 — Brief to Hon. Herb Cox regarding SES’s work in Saskatchewan and current policy issues facing our province.  

Policy Statement on Neonicotinoids

June 2015 — SES Report: Policy Statement on Neonicotinoids.

Pesticide Reduction Bylaw: A Policy Proposal for Regina

SES Report: Protecting Public Health and the Environment: The Need for a Pesticide Reduction Bylaw in Urban Settings: A Policy Proposal for Regina

Be Pesticide Free: Pesticides and Human Health

Factsheet: How pesticides impact human health

Be Pesticide Free: Pesticides & Your Pet

Factsheet: Effects of pesticides on your pet’s health & what you can do to protect your pet.

Be Pesticide Free: 10 Steps for a Healthy Lawn

Factsheet: 10 steps for a healthy lawn, without the use of harmful cosmetic pesticides

Be Pesticide Free: 10 Tips for a Healthy Garden

Factsheet: 10 steps for a healthy garden, without the use of harmful cosmetic pesticides

Be Pesticide Free: Ants & Aphids

Factsheet: How to prevent and manage ants and aphids without the use of harmful pesticides.

Be Pesticide Free: Creeping Charlie

Factsheet: How to prevent and manage creeping charlie without the use of cosmetic pesticides.

Be Pesticide Free: Dandelion Recipes

Factsheet: If you can’t beat ’em, eat ’em: dandelions are a nutritious source of free food (recipes)

Be Pesticide Free: Dandelions & Ants

Factsheet: How to prevent and manage ants and dandelions without the use of harmful cosmetic pesticides.

Be Pesticide Free: Fairy Rings

Factsheet: How to prevent and manage fairy rings (fungus) without the use of harmful pesticides.

Be Pesticide Free: Lawn, Garden, and Tree Calendars

Factsheet: How to care for your lawn, garden, and trees without using harmful pesticides, including useful calendars with seasonal maintenance practices.

Be Pesticide Free: Dandelions

Factsheet: How to prevent and manage dandelions without the use of cosmetic pesticides.

Be Pesticide Free: Pests in the Garden

Factsheet: How to deal with aphids, cabbage worms, slugs, leaf rollers, apple maggots, and ants in your garden without using harmful pesticides.

Be Pesticide Free: Quackgrass & Chickweed

Factsheet: How to prevent and manage quackgrass and chickweed without the use of cosmetic pesticides.

Be Pesticide Free: Rover Bellflower

Factsheet: How to prevent and manage rover bellflower without the use of cosmetic pesticides.

Be Pesticide Free: Tent Caterpillars & Cankerworms

Factsheet: How to prevent and control tent caterpillars & cankerworms without the use of harmful pesticides.

Be Pesticide Free: Wasps

Factsheet: How to prevent and control wasps without the use of harmful pesticides.