Environmental Protection Agency
Many plant and wildlife species can be found near or in cities, agricultural fields, and recreational areas. Before allowing
a pesticide product to be sold on the market, we ensure that the pesticide will not pose any unreasonable risks to wildlife
and the environment.
Wildlife and Pesticides - Corn
Authors:William E. Palmer, Peter T. Bromley, and John R. Anderson, Jr.
Wildlife is an important part of a healthy rural environment. This fact sheet is one of a series that describes how
pesticides can be managed to minimize hann to wildlife on our farms, in our waters, and in our forests.
PESTICIDES AND WILDLIFE
An Introduction to Testing, Registration, and Risk Management
United States Geological Survey, Reston VA
DDE and Birds of
http://whyfiles.org/016skeeter/kill.html Effects of various
herbicides and pesticides on Avian
Species. Death to Mosquitoes A promising bunch of killers. In the heyday
of the war on malaria, widespread DDT-spraying campaigns were used
to stifle the pesky bloodsuckers. But DDT played havoc with the
environment -- it killed birds
and beneficial insects as well as anopheles
mosquitoes. And the
mosquitoes eventually gained resistance .
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services
The use of pesticides negatively impacts the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
Service's (Service) trust resources, including fisheries resources,
threatened and endangered species, migratory birds and their habitats.
A Summary of Resources and Web Links by
Pest Management at the Crossroads: NOT SPECIFIC TO DDT,
But may be useful
*The Art and Science of Pest Management* *Policy and the Public Interest* *Forces Driving Change*