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Stars and Stripes

Yellow starthistle flower<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

While many of you are preparing for the 4th of July holiday, we at UC IPM are also thinking about...

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: ants (0), Dandelion (0), holiday (0), mosquito (0), pest (0), pest management (0), Pest Notes (0), poison oak (0), raccoons (0), UC IPM (0), vertebrate (0), video (0), weeds (0), yellow starthistle (0), yellowjackets (0)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Removing Poison Oak

Poison-oak growing on a tree as a climbing vine. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Before hiking, backpacking, or camping, people are warned to avoid poison oak. But what should you...

Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: allergic (0), control (0), DiTomaso (0), Green Bulletin (0), poison oak (0), removal (0), skin rash (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Prevent Pesticide Poisoning at Home

A child reaching for a pesticide stored in a common drinking container. (Credit: ML Poe)

March 18-24 was National Poison Prevention Week. While our blog post may be tardy, it's never too...

Posted on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Tags: chemicals (1), children (3), hazardous (1), health (3), pesticides (30), poison (5), prevention (13), tips (6), toxic (1), UC IPM (268)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Poison Oak: Not Just a Summer Problem

Poison oak stalks after leaf loss in winter. (Credit: Anne McTavish)

Campers and hikers are often warned to avoid poison oak in summer by looking out for green plants...

Colorful display of poison oak. (Credit: Anne McTavish)
Colorful display of poison oak. (Credit: Anne McTavish)

Colorful display of poison oak in fall. (Credit: Anne McTavish)

Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:03 AM
Tags: allergens (0), campers (0), fall (0), hikers (0), identification (0), poison oak (0), rash (0), smoke inhalation (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Beware of Poison Oak

Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Summer is a great time for outdoor activities like camping, hiking, and backpacking. During your...

Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]
Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Poison oak leaves and flowers. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Autumn colors of poison oak leaves. [Jack Kelly Clark]
Autumn colors of poison oak leaves. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Autumn colors of poison oak leaves. [Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 10:45 PM
Tags: avoid (0), camping (0), hiking (0), landscape (0), poison oak (0), summer (0), uc ipm (0), weed (0)
 
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