|BIRC is a nonprofit organization offering over 25 years of
insight, experience, and leadership in the development and communication of least-toxic,
sustainable, and environmentally sound Integrated Pest Management (IPM) methods. BIRC has
worked with local, state, and national agencies in devising programs of scientific
research, policy, project design and implementation.
the years, BIRC has assisted homeowners, farmers, cities, park and water districts,
schools, and pest control professionals in pesticide use reduction. In recognition
of our work, we received an IPM Innovators Award from the State of California Department
of Pesticide Regulation in 1997.
BIRC's technical staff constantly reviews the scientific
literature for new ideas and approaches for publication in our journals the IPM
Practitioner and Common Sense Pest Control Quarterly. We produce
pamphlets, articles for the general public, technical manuals, and a resource directory.