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Parks and Recreation has been maintaining 14 parks without the use of
any pesticides since 2001. The program is expanding to include eight
more parks and about 25 more acres, for a total of 22 parks and about
Parks are distributed geographically throughout the city and provide
citizens an opportunity to use these facilities with the knowledge that
no pesticides are used. Parks and Recreation staff are using this program
to help develop and test sustainable maintenance practices and design
For more information on Parks' IPM programs see the Pesticide Management
Section of our Parks Frequently Asked Questions.
For more information about Citywide Pesticide Use Reduction Strategy
and Pilot Project Information contact the Office of Sustainability and
Environment at 206-615-0817 or on the Web at: http://www.seattle.gov/environment/pesticides.htm
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August 17, 2011