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Who is UPEST?

The Urban Pesticide Education Strategy Team (UPEST)—formerly the Urban Pesticide Initiative—was formed in 1991 by EPA Region 10, state agencies, and Washington State University Extension to jointly address urban pesticide issues.

For more information on the UPEST program please contact any of the following UPEST representatives:
U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyMarie Hallinen (Chair)206-553-2913
Washington State Department of HealthNancy Bernard360-236-3072
Washington State Department of AgricultureDaleena Blair360-584-4568
Northeast Washington Educational Service District 101Jerry Page509-789-3518
Washington State Department of HealthHenry Peterson360-701-6444
Thurston County Public HealthJennifer Johnson360-867-2577
Washington State Department of HealthLiz Dykstra360-236-3388
Washington State University ExtensionCarrie Foss253-445-4577