Agricultural Resources Center Launches New Website

From: Robina Suwol
Date: 11 Oct 2003
Time: 18:18:19
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Agricultural Resources Center launches new website 
Contact: Billie Karel, Program Coordinator
(919) 833-1123 
RALEIGH ??? The Agricultural Resources Center and Pesticide Education Project (PESTed) announces the launch of their new website at Features of the site include the latest information on pesticide issues, fact sheets on pesticides and alternatives, action alerts, a calendar of events, a Spanish-language section, and easy access to ARC???s publications and special reports.
The new site at is designed to be easy-to-use, and contains up-to-the-minute information on pesticide issues. provides resources for people looking to manage pests safely and effectively, as well as communities working to protect people from the dangers of toxic chemicals.
???Our mission is to empower people to make sound decisions about their health and environment,??? said ARC???s Program Coordinator, Billie Karel, who manages the site. ??? is well-organized and easy-to-use, allowing people to find the information they need to do just that. It is also a portal for folks who want to get involved, take action and protect their communities from toxic pesticides.???
The website was designed by Ingrid Pohl, an ARC/PESTed volunteer and recent graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill???s School of Information and Library Science. The site is hosted by Feedback about the new site is very welcome, and should be sent to .
ARC/PESTed is a private, non-profit organization that advocates for alternatives to toxic pesticides in North Carolina.


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