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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 (3), UC IPM (14), urban (1), wild turkey (1), wildlife (1)

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 (3), toxoplasmosis (1), UC IPM (14)

Do-It-Yourself Bed Bug Control?

Fig 1. Adult and nymph bed bugs. (D.-H. Choe)

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Don't let the bed...

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10:33 AM
Tags: bed bugs (1), bug bomb (1), control (19), infestation (1), insecticides (1), interceptor (1), mattress encasements (1), monitor (1), pesticide (3), pests (2), Sutherland (1), UC IPM (14)

What to do when Ants Invade

Odorous house ant. (Dong-Hwan Choe)

If you've ever had ants come indoors, you know what a nuisance they can be when they crawl across...

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:25 AM
Tags: ants (3), bait stations (1), control (19), pesticide (3), spraying (1), UC IPM (14)

Best Tips for Mosquito Protection

Mosquito larvae on the surface of water. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Record-breaking heat continues to scald California, leading many of us to water our landscapes...

Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Tags: bites (1), control (19), management. (1), mosquito (2), mosquitoes (1), repellent (1), UC IPM (14)

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