Carrie Foss

carrie foss

Urban IPM Director, Washington State University 

As the Urban IPM Director, Carrie manages the WSU Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Education Program in western Washington. This program includes recertification and pre-license training, the WSU IPM Certification Program for Landscape and Turf Professionals, School IPM, and the Structural Pest IPM Facility. The goal of the IPM training is to provide research-based information for effective plant problem management while minimizing impacts on human and environmental health. Carrie chairs the Urban Pesticide Education Strategy Team, an interagency committee that delivers web-based information for IPM in schools and households. Carrie’s background includes plant problem diagnosis, research on beneficial microorganisms, and management strategies for turf and ornamental diseases. 

Carrie Foss 
WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center
2606 W Pioneer Puyallup, WA 98371-4998
Ph: (253) 445-4577