California Urban IPM Apprenticeship

Over the next two years, the IPM Institute’s Green Shield Certified (GSC) and the University of California Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) will lead the California Urban IPM Apprenticeship program. Participants in this apprenticeship will develop the required skills to evaluate, improve and implement outdoor and indoor Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs and practices across three target regions in California:  

  1. Los Angeles 
  2. Sacramento 
  3. San Francisco Bay Area   

The apprentices will attend 12 educational webinars between June of 2024 and May of 2025. Any individual interested in sustainable pest and weed management may attend these webinars. Please review the webinar schedule below: 

Want to learn more? Please review the recording from our informational session on April 24, 2024 at or visit our Frequently Asked Questions webpage. 

This project is funded by the CA Department of Pesticide Regulation. The contents may not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the State of California. 

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