“Pesticide Free Anchorage” – Protecting our neighborhoods, parks, watersheds, and health

What can you do if harmful pesticides are being used near your home, school, or workplace? Concerned about spraying of spruce beetles and mosquitos in your neighborhood? On Wednesday February 17 at 6:00 PM, ACAT is hosting a virtual gathering to learn about existing rules, regulations, and ordinances related to pesticide use in Anchorage and to talk about how to have conversations with neighbors, landlords, and public officials about limiting the use of toxic chemicals in our community. Question and discussion format, all welcome, share the event, and look forward to seeing you!

Register here – https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkce6ppzovGNKMum69OoKTwMGwIUwLMN5b

Hosts: 

Pamela Miller is the Executive Director of Alaska Community Action on Toxics, Co-Chair of the International Pollutants Elimination Network, and 30+ year resident and gardener in Anchorage, Alaska.

Nick Riordan is the organic gardening cooardinator for Alaska Community Action on Toxics

Resources:

Pesticide-Free Anchorage Passed by Anchorage Assembly – News Release – https://ipen.org/news/anchorage-assembly-passes-pesticide-free-anchorage-ordinance

Pesticide-Free Anchorage Ordinance – AO No. 2017-59 – https://www.akaction.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Ordinance-2017-59-Pesticide-Free-Anchorage-As-Introduced-3-21-17.pdf