Pollution Prevention Information Center for EPA Region 8

About Peaks to Prairies

In cooperation with EPA Region 8 states (CO, MT ND, SD, UT and WY), Peaks to Prairies encourages adoption of pollution prevention (P2) practices by businesses, and works with technical assistance providers to promote P2 and environmental management. Peaks is operated by Montana State University Extension, and offers access to current P2 information and contacts, encourages collaboration and leveraging of resources between states and programs, and distributes quality P2 information through websites, listservs, and presentations. Peaks to Prairies is part of the P2RX™ national network of regional centers dedicated to improving the dissemination of pollution prevention information in the service provider community.

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EPA Sustainable Solutions Workshop 2015

Do you want to... SOLVE persistent challenges? EXPAND your solution space? CREATE long-lasting sustainable solutions? Using the Biomimicry Methodology and honoring Traditional Ecological Knowledge, participants will work in interdisciplinary teams of 4-6 people to research and solve their team’s challenge.

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Our library of past webinar recordings & presentation files

Indoor Air Quality
February 5, 2015 By Peaks to Prairies
Clean, Green, & Healthy Tribal Schools

A good indoor air quality management plan controls indoor air pollutants, brings in adequate outside air and maintains comfortable temperature and humidity levels. Participants will be introduced to the Tools for Schools Action Kit. Mansel and Graylynn describe how indoor air pollution can be 2‐5 times more polluted than outside air, the dangers of carbon […]

Integrated Pest Management
By Peaks to Prairies
Clean, Green, & Healthy Tribal Schools

Integrated Pest Management is a process involving common sense and sound solutions for treating and controlling pests. Mike will describe the three basic steps for pest management: 1) inspections, 2) identification, and 3) treatment. Some examples of treatment include sealing up access. The video also explains how toxic pesticides in schools can hurt kids, and […]

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Peaks to Prairies Pollution Prevention Information Center
EPA Region 8

Montana State University
Extension Housing & Environmental Health

Program Coordinator: Myla Kelly

(406) 994-3451