Carrie Jensen

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Carrie Jensen

Urban Integrated Pest Management and Pesticide Safety Education Programs Coordinator
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Summary

Carrie Jensen the Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Education Program Coordinator with a unique background in landscape architect and environmental education. She is a native Nevadan and has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in education from San Jose State University. She has over 15 years of experience working for non-profits and environmental consulting firms providing project management and community environmental education programming, including water conservation, watershed management, weed education and urban runoff prevention.

Education

McQueen H.S., 2000
B.A. San Jose State University, 2004

Programs

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Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management program is a long-term management strategy that uses a combination of tactics to reduce pests to tolerable levels with potentially lower costs for the pest manager and minimal effect on the environment.

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Pesticide Safety Education Program

Extension’s Pesticide Safety Education Program provides web-based training for pesticide applicators seeking to apply restricted and general use pesticides safely, properly and according to the law. Pesticide licensure and certification is administered by the Nevada Department of Agriculture.