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Posts Tagged: firewood

Summer-it’s a time for swimming, BBQs, camping, and eating invasive species

If you've got a great recipe for invasive brown garden snail, the webiste Eat the Invaders wants to know! Don't bring snails and other animals into California for food. That's how the brown garden snail ended up here in the 1850's. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

During California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:14 AM
Tags: California (2), disease (2), firewood (5), garden (1), infestation (1), invasive species (2), pests (3), summer (1), UC IPM (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Shot Hole Borers and the Diseases They Carry

Discolored patches on bark from polyphagous shot hole borer adults boring into a tree trunk. (Credit: Akif Eskalen Lab, UC Riverside)

Shot hole borers are tiny insects the size of a sesame seed that don't look particularly harmful,...

Posted on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Top 10 Ways YOU Can Help Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

Invasive species.

It's National Invasive Species Week (February 27-March 3), which may prompt the question,...

Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 5:29 PM

Buy it Where you Burn it!


If you plan to camp this summer, remember to wait until you arrive at your destination before you...

Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 2:08 PM
Tags: beetles (1), camp (1), camping (2), firewood (5), insects (1), invasive (2), IPM (2), pests (3), wood (1)

Camping soon? Don't move firewood!

Cankers and beetle galleries.

As you plan the last few camping trips of the summer, remember: buy firewood when you get to your...

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 1:30 PM
Tags: beetle (1), camping (2), firewood (5), invasive (2), IPM (2), pests (3)
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