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Sustainable Madison Committee
Betsy Uhlman, Chair
Safe Playing Fields/Pesticide-Free Zones
- The NJ Environmental Federation has put on a brochure on "pesticide-free zones" that includes guidelines for organic lawn care. http://www.cleanwateraction.org/files/publications/nj/pfzbrochure.general.pdf
- A more extensive reference would be the NOFA standards for organic lawn care at http://www.organiclandcare.net/sites/default/files/upload/standards2011.pdf
- Municipal training is available through Beyond Pesticides, about which you can find information at http://www.beyondpesticides.org/lawn/documents/TrainingforMunicipalOfficialsorLandscapersonOrganicLandCareBasics.pdf .
- They also offer assistance in formulating a local policy, which you can find out about by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org