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Pests in the Urban Landscape

New Webinar Series for Urban & Community IPM

Monitoring for indoor pests.

UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Urban & Community Program is excited to present a...

Beneficial syrphid fly adult. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Beneficial syrphid fly adult. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Beneficial syrphid fly adult on purple flower. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 4:37 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

How to Use Pesticides Safely

Reading a pesticide label prior to purchasing.

February is a month where we celebrate and acknowledge many things: Black History Month,...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Tags: disposal (2), February (1), garden (42), home (9), label (7), personal protective equipment (8), pesticide (25), pesticide safety (12), pesticides (32), PPE (9), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Stop Illegal Pesticide Sales Online

US EPA Logo and Header

EPA orders Amazon to halt illegal pesticides sales  News Releases from US...

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 3:39 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

IPM for Super Bowl Snacks

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With the Super Bowl coming up this weekend, you may be planning delicious snacks to enjoy while...

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM
Tags: food (2), pest management (69), UC IPM (281), vegetables (7)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Groundhogs and Other Burrowing Rodents

Adult pocket gopher (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Annually on February 2, groundhogs get a lot of coverage. Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks,...

Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 4:18 PM
Tags: gophers (7), ground squirrel (8), groundhog (1), moles (2), pest management (69), Pest Notes (95), rats (16), rodent (11), UC IPM (281), voles (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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