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Don't Let Yellowjackets Spoil Your Summer

Adult western yellowjacket. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Yellowjackets have a well-deserved reputation for being aggressive since they often sting when...

Posted on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: beneficial (8), paper wasps (1), pest (67), stings (1), UC IPM (178), yellowjackets (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 (8), bug (6), Easter (3), egg (1), hunt (2), insect (3), pest (67), spider (8), UC IPM (178)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Easter Egg Hunt


Easter often brings to mind colorful eggs hiding in the landscape for children to find. At UC IPM,...

Posted on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 9:13 AM
Tags: beneficial (8), Easter (3), eggs (1), hunt (2), insect (3), pest (67), UC IPM (178)

Beneficial Predator Spotlight: Lacewings

Green lacewing life cycle. [J.K. Clark]

Last week, we discussed some common beneficial predators that help control pests on garden and...

Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:00 AM
Tags: beneficial (8), garden (23), lacewing (1), landscape (23), natural enemies (9), pests (50), predator (3), UC IPM (178)

Make Earth Day Every Day - Use IPM!

Gardens can be beautiful using IPM. [E. Zagory]

Every April, we celebrate Earth Day and think about ways we can help make our planet healthier. One...

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:35 PM
Tags: April (1), beneficial (8), Earth Day (2), environment (3), health. (1), integrated pest management (5), IPM (51), pesticides (20), pests (50), science (1), UC IPM (178)

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