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This collection of webinars provides helpful information to promote and support healthy school environments. This list includes registration links to upcoming webinars and links to previously recorded webinars. The webinars feature experts from the EPA, other federal, and non-federal programs. Upcoming webinar times are Eastern Standard but may change so please check back here regularly.

Many of these webinars are part of the Department of Education's Green Strides Webinar Series. Sign up for their email updates to receive registration information on future webinars.

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Upcoming Webinars

March 12, 2015, 1-2:00 p.m.: Indoor Air Quality Plus Energy Efficiency: A Formula for Saving Money While Protecting Health Exit EPA Disclaimer (EPA)

In this webinar, participants will learn the critical connection between IAQ and Energy Efficiency and the importance of properly integrating the two for optimal occupant health and building performance.

February 24, 2015, 2-3:30 p.m.: Dealing with Nuisance Birds Around Schools Webinar Exit EPA Disclaimer (EPA)

The webinar will include a brief overview of Integrated Pest Management and how bird management should be a part of an overall IPM program. The health and related sanitation issues caused by birds will be presented followed by a discussion of issues with birds and buildings, focusing on bird exclusion tactics for school facilities. Specific problems with sparrows, starlings, pigeons, vultures, osprey and gulls will be discussed along with solutions to the difficulties caused by these opportunistic avian pests. Management tips for Canada geese will also be provided.

View the Sensible Steps Webinar Series

EPA's comprehensive training program offers 10 functional, one hour, sessions for all school staff. Each session is driven by real-life case studies, providing real solutions to real concerns, as presented by school district personnel. And, it introduces dozens of sensible, low- or no-cost steps staff can use to make any school a healthier school.

Want to start training your district or schools staff today? Make the commitment to these easy steps to a healthier school environment.

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