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Posts Tagged: Wildlife

Wild Turkeys: Is This a Pest?

Adult male wild turkeys (toms). (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Have you seen wild turkeys wandering through your neighborhood? These American birds were once on...

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 11:55 AM
Tags: community (6), control (57), Giusti (1), pest (108), pest management (85), Pest Notes (102), UC IPM (298), urban (11), wild turkey (3), wildlife (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

New Wildlife Pest Identification Tool

Group of coyote pups on a dirt road (Credit: N Quinn)

Wildlife in California is an important natural resource that many people appreciate in their...

Posted on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 4:13 PM
Tags: diagnostic (2), identification (7), resources (5), tool (2), UC IPM (298), vertebrate (4), wildlife (12)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Species Action Week 2021

Sideview of adult spotted lanternfly. (Photo courtesy of Bugwood)

California Invasive Species Action Week began Saturday, June 5 and runs through Sunday, June...

Posted on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 8:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Nutria

Adult nutria with white muzzle and whiskers, and long, round tail.<br>(Credit: J Gross)

Nutria are found near rivers, streams, lakes, ponds and wetlands. Their burrowing and feeding on...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Invasive Spotlight: Eastern gray squirrels and Eastern fox squirrels

Eastern gray squirrel. (Credit: JP Clark)

While some may find them cute, both the Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) and the...

Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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