Earth Friendly Management Policy

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Earth Friendly Management is a problem-solving strategy that designates a natural organic approach to the total environment, and prohibits the use of all synthetic fertilizers, chemical pesticides, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides, irradiation, or genetically engineered products. These components focus on preventative practices, education, and enrichment strategies that promote healthy soil, plant life, wildlife, and the natural safeguarding of structures.

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Key Concepts

The EFMP focuses on two key concepts:

  • STEP UP (Sanitation, Teaching, Environmental Enrichment, Preventative measures, and Universal Policy)
  • The Precautionary Principle

These components focus on preventative practices, education, and enrichment strategies that promote healthy soil, plant life, wildlife, and the natural safeguarding of structures.

OVERSIGHT

The Parks and Recreation Commission is responsible for the oversight of the EFMP and is working on several priorities related to the policy. You can view can view previous minutes and other related documents on our Resource Page