Workshop: Biological Control in Place of Pesticides

Course ID - CTD0495      

Short Title: Biological Control      

Audience:       Faculty, Staff, Administrators
Length of Workshop:        1hour 
Prerequisite     none

The workshop presents information on how research has shown that biological control of pests is more successful and economical than chemical pesticides. Biological control maintains a healthy and manageable eco-system, which provides equilibrium between pests and predators.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Weigh the pros and cons of organic gardening
  • Describe the convenience and benefits of pest control versus chemical pesticides
  • Explain ecological sound practices
  • Communicate to students the importance of maintaining a healthy eco-system




Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0495
Course Title: Biological Control 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.