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Got Gophers?

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Gophers are well-known and certainly unwelcome pests in landscapes, gardens, lawns, and athletic...

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]
Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 8:58 PM
Tags: Baldwin (4), damage (13), eating (1), garden (29), gophers (5), landscape (32), lawn (7), mound (2), Pest Notes (65), pests (57), pocket gophers (1), rodent (5), turf (5), UC IPM (202), vegetables (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

UC IPM Resources for Landscape Professionals

Home landscape with woody mulch (Credit: Belinda Messenger Sikes)

[Originally published in the Winter 2019 issue of the Green Bulletin] What is UC IPM? UC IPM is a...

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 1:28 PM
Tags: integrated pest management (8), landscape (32), pesticide (16), PMP (3), professional (2), training (14), UCIPM (67), weed (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Gardening books on sale!

Vegetable Pest Identification cards

Spring is here and so are the pests. The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources...

Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 12:32 PM
Tags: books (1), garden (29), gardening (3), home (3), identification (4), landscape (32), pest (74), UC IPM (202), wildlife (7)

Ground Squirrels: Furry Foes

Adult California ground squirrel. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

  Although they're small, cute, and furry, ground squirrels can be a real pest for California...

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:48 PM
Tags: Baldwin (4), control (40), Dimson (2), disease (32), garden (29), ground squirrel (6), landscape (32), management (30), pest (74), Pest Notes (65), public health (4), Quinn (11), rodent (5), UC IPM (202)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

How to Prevent Weeds in Landscapes

Mixed planting of woody and herbaceous perennials. (Credit: Petr Kosina, UCIPM)

[Originally published as "Managing Weeds in Landscapes" published in the Fall 2018 issue of the...

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:54 PM
Tags: garden (29), IPM (58), landscape (32), pest (74), pest management (22), Pest Notes (65), UC IPM (202), weeds (22), Wilen (12)

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