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Pests in the Urban Landscape

Brown Recluse

Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

No we aren't here to tell you we found one. Because brown recluse spiders do not live in...

Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)
Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Brown recluse spider. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Range of the brown recluse spider in the United States. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)
Range of the brown recluse spider in the United States. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Range of the brown recluse spider in the United States. (Credit: Rick Vetter, UCR)

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:22 PM
Tags: brown (2), brown recluse (1), recluse (1), spider (8), UC IPM (168), Vetter (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Eat a Bug for Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday UC IPM

#GivingTuesday is November 27! Want to know how you can support the work we do here at the UC...

Giving Tuesday UC IPM
Giving Tuesday UC IPM

Giving Tuesday UC IPM

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 9:57 PM
Tags: bug (6), donate (1), eat (1), Farrar (1), gift (1), GivingTuesday (1), pest (60), UC ANR (1), UC IPM (168)

Job Opening: Urban IPM Educator

Syphid fly on flower.

The UC Statewide IPM Program, which is a part of the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources,...

Syphid fly on flower.
Syphid fly on flower.

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 5:15 PM
Tags: ANR (5), community (2), educator (2), hiring (4), IPM (50), job (5), pest management (5), position (5), UC IPM (168), urban (8)

Reducing the Spread of Invasive Pests in Cut Wood

Figure 1. Firewood left behind from tree care operations can harbor pests. (Credit: Karey Windbiel-Rojas)

[Originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Green Bulletin. Modified slightly from...

Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 2:41 PM
Tags: arborist (1), borer (4), disease (28), firewood (7), invasive (29), pest (60), tree (15), UCIPM (66)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

DPR license holders: Renew early with these courses

Graphic from online course.

Learn about opportunities to receive continuing education hours. October is upon us and before you...

Graphic from online course.
Graphic from online course.

Graphic from online course.

Respirator training course.
Respirator training course.

Respirator training course.

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 9:15 AM
Tags: CEU (3), continuing education (2), course (3), DPR (14), online (1), training (11), UC IPM (168)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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