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Pests in the Urban Landscape

Celebrate Earth Day with Insectary Plants

Photo Nectar and pollen-producing plants in full bloom. (Credit: Kathy Keatley-Garvey)

This Earth Day, Sunday April 22, help natural enemies by growing insectary plants. Natural...

Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

UC IPM at Picnic Day 2018

Lady beetles. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Come visit us at the UC Davis annual Picnic Day event this Saturday April 21, 2018! Every year,...

Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 9:57 AM
Tags: Beneficial Insects (2), pest (47), Picnic Day (2), UC Davis (3), UC IPM (122)

Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week

Western encephalitis mosquito. (Credit: Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org)

Warming temperatures combined with late spring rains create ideal conditions for mosquitoes to...

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:02 PM
Tags: 2018 (1), awareness (8), bites (5), mosquitoes (7), protect (4), repellent (6), UC IPM (122), vector (1), West Nile Virus (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Prevent Pesticide Poisoning at Home

A child reaching for a pesticide stored in a common drinking container. (Credit: ML Poe)

March 18-24 was National Poison Prevention Week. While our blog post may be tardy, it's never too...

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Tags: chemicals (1), children (2), hazardous (1), health (2), pesticides (19), poison (5), prevention (5), tips (2), toxic (1), UC IPM (122)

Easter Egg Hunt Answers

Harlequin bug. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Yesterday we posted an “Easter egg hunt” challenge, and as promised, here are the adult...

Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Tags: beneficial (7), bug (5), Easter (3), egg (1), hunt (2), insect (2), pest (47), spider (6), UC IPM (122)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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