This review paper provides information drawn from the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Act and Regulation that will be of particular interest to pest managers working in the forest pest management sector. The IPM Act was brought into force on December 31, 2004, replacing the Pesticide Control Act. The legislation sets out requirements for the use and sale of pesticides in British Columbia. This document presents a lay summary of the requirements set forth in the IPM Act and Regulation for forest pest management (including reference to management of noxious weeds and invasive plants). Additional information ? including a summary overview, other industry sector reviews of the Act andRegulation and links to application forms and the legislation ? can be accessed by clicking on the address below, or from the Ministry of Environment homepage, by following the Environmental Protection Division, Environmental Management Branch, and IPM links.
BC Ministry of Environment, Webb, Tim; Perrin, Chris. 2005. Integrated Pest Management Act and Regulation Forest Pest Management Sector Review Paper. BC Ministry of Environment
Keywords: Integrated Pest Management, IPM
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