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Are coyotes becoming bolder in California while humans shelter in place?

Urban coyote sightings can be recorded at the Coyote Cacher website. (Credit: National Park Service)

Coyote sightings are on the rise in San Francisco, even taking naps in patches of green spaces in...

Posted on Friday, April 17, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: coyotes (4), Quinn (13), UC IPM (240), Wildlife (10)

Rats and Mice: How to Manage Using Snap Traps

Roof rat on a kitchen sink. (Credit: N Quinn)

Trapping is the safest and most effective method for controlling rats and mice in and around homes,...

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Tags: house mouse (3), management (37), mice (9), Niamh Quinn (4), pest management (44), Quinn (13), rats (12), rodent (6), rodents (8), trapping (4), traps (7), UC IPM (240)

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 (52), Dimson (2), disease (40), garden (36), ground squirrel (6), landscape (42), management (37), pest (91), Pest Notes (78), public health (6), Quinn (13), rodent (6), UC IPM (240)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Rat Management in School and Community Gardens

Rat. (Credit: Niamh Quinn)

It is important for food-safety reasons to manage rats in school and community gardens. Rats and...

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:52 PM
Tags: diseases (9), garden (36), management (37), Quinn (13), rats (12), rodenticide (5), UC IPM (240), wildlife (10)

Rodenticides: Use, Issues, and Nontarget Exposure

Fig. 1 Roof rat. (Photo: Niamh Quinn)

[From the Winter 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Rodenticides are essential tools in...

Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 12:43 PM
Tags: anticoagulant (1), bait (5), house mouse (3), management (37), Quinn (13), rats (12), rodenticides (1), rodents (8), toxicants (1), UC IPM (240)

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