To manage pests, a holistic approach will help to first avoid pests and, if necessary, determine the best course of action to manage pests.
What are the benefits of Integrated Pest Management?
- Uses more than one approach.
- Avoid pest infestations.
- Reduce pesticide use.
- Environmentally sound.
Where can I find more information?
- See our fact sheet on Integrated Pest Management tools and techniques [PDF - 129 KB]
- See our fact sheet on developing a plan for Integrated Pest Management [PDF - 25 KB]
Does Saanich use IPM?
It pays to take an integrated approach. We created our IPM in 1994. We have reduced pesticide use on our lands by 95%.