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Pests in the Urban Landscape

Speaking of Turkeys...

Wild turkeys foraging in an urban community. (Belinda Messenger-Sikes)

Many people this week are talking about turkeys. But not in the same way as us here at UC...

Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 10:48 AM
Tags: control (19), feed (1), pest (41), UC IPM (97), urban (6), wild turkey (1), wildlife (4)

Marsupials in your Backyard

Adult female opossum, with young on her back. (Alden M. Johnson, California Academy of Sciences)

Opossums are the only marsupial native to North America and are quite interesting animals. Female...

Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 10:19 AM
Tags: Chagas disease (1), control (19), fleas (1), marsupial (1), opossum (1), pest (41), toxoplasmosis (1), UC IPM (97)

Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home!

A lady beetle positions itself on a tropical milkweed leaf, poised for flight. (Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug!  Ladybug!Fly away home.Your house is on fireAnd your children are gone. How many...

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:43 PM
Tags: beetle (9), IPM (45), lady bug (1), natural enemies (6), statewide (2)

It’s time for DPR license and certificate holders to renew—get units via online courses from UC IPM

Schools and Child care online HSA.

November has arrived, and before you know it we'll be ringing in 2018! For those who hold a...

Posted on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 8:17 AM
Tags: child care (4), DPR (10), license (3), pest management (2), renewal (1), schools (2), statewide (2), UC IPM (97)

UC Riverside Fumigation School

Fumigation Tent.

The Urban Entomology Program at the University of California, Riverside and AgriTurf Distributing...

Posted on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 3:41 PM

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