Story last updated at 6/3/2009 - 12:14 pm
Every summer The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service hires an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Technician as a resource for Southeast Alaska's local gardeners and community members. The IPM technician is available throughout the summer months to answer questions specifically involving ecologically sound control methods for insects, plant disease, and weeds.
Marie Heidemann is returning as this summer's IPM technician. She can be reached at the Bill Ray Center, 1108 F St., Suite213 or by calling 796-6241 or 796-6221. While she is located in Juneau she is available to community members throughout Southeast Alaska and can help with pest problems via verbal description, photo images, or samples sent to the office.
Please call Heidemann with any garden or household weed, insect, or plant disease questions or concerns.